CAREER MANAGEMENT AND CONTEMPORARY WORKPLACE ISSUES

HUM3CWI

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject we examine contemporary issues in career development, including the meaning of work, workplace professionalism, and rapid changes affecting the future of work. This subject will encourage students to evaluate and make connections between the knowledge and skills they have developed in a range of settings including academic studies, paid and unpaid work, and co-curricular activities. Career development theories will be discussed in relation to career planning and the transition from university to professional employment.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJason Brown

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Construct a narrative of your development of skills, knowledge and experience gained from study, employment, volunteering and extra-curricular activities

Activities:
Self-directed study / readings Reflective questions and self-evaluation activities Online forum discussions

02. Discuss theories of change, transition and the meaning of work as they relate to careers, and apply these to your stage of career development

Activities:
Reflective activities Self-directed study / readings Self-assessment tasks

03. Examine how career theories and perspectives on the future of work might explain your own career decision making and development

Activities:
Self-directed study / readings Group discussions Reflective activities and self-assessment tasks

04. Critically evaluate contemporary issues in career development and reflect upon how these may impact on future employment

Activities:
Self-directed study / readings Essay Online forum discussions Group project and presentation

05. Analyse current perspective on wellbeing and resilience and reflect on how these connect to your own career and life motivations

Activities:
Self-directed study / readings Group discussions

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarly Koh

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 41 - 41
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Seminar Week: 36 - 36
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Seminar Week: 33 - 33
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 hours independent research per week on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"5-8 hours of self-directed online learning per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group project20 04
One 2000 worrd essay40 02, 03, 04
Online quizzes10 01, 02
Portfolio of reflective writing tasks30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarly Koh

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 hours independent research per week on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"5-8 hours of self-directed online learning per week"

Seminar Week: 33 - 33
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Seminar Week: 36 - 36
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Seminar Week: 41 - 41
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group project20 04
One 2000 worrd essay40 02, 03, 04
Online quizzes10 01, 02
Portfolio of reflective writing tasks30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDenise Egan

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 hours independent research per week on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"5-8 hours of self-directed online learning per week"

Seminar Week: 33 - 33
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Seminar Week: 36 - 36
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Seminar Week: 41 - 41
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group project20 04
One 2000 worrd essay40 02, 03, 04
Online quizzes10 01, 02
Portfolio of reflective writing tasks30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarly Koh

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 41 - 41
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Seminar Week: 36 - 36
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Seminar Week: 33 - 33
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 hours independent research per week on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"5-8 hours of self-directed online learning per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group project20 04
One 2000 worrd essay40 02, 03, 04
Online quizzes10 01, 02
Portfolio of reflective writing tasks30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Shepparton, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDenise Egan

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 hours independent research per week on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"5-8 hours of self-directed online learning per week"

Seminar Week: 33 - 33
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Seminar Week: 36 - 36
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Seminar Week: 41 - 41
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode classes will be scheduled during weekdays."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group project20 04
One 2000 worrd essay40 02, 03, 04
Online quizzes10 01, 02
Portfolio of reflective writing tasks30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05