WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING EXTENSION

EMS4WEX

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is only available to students who have completed EMS4WIL. Students will research a project topic obtained from their involvement in WIL. The score of the project needs to be developed, together with how the work will be carried out including resource requirements, culminating in a final written report and oral presentation. The emphasis is on developing the research skills and thinking of the student. Students will work to achieve the following Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies: 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6 (see intended learning outcomes for details).

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Moar

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EMS4WIL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Work Placement at industry worksite

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate professional and effective written communication skills. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.

Activities:
Students are expected to communicate effectively and professionally via email with colleagues and clients. Students will also report on their experience in a weekly reflective journal as well as a final report of the project/tasks that had been completed.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstrate professional and effective verbal communication skills. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains, 3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.

Activities:
Students are expected to communicate professionally, clearly and effectively with their colleagues and clients, this will be assessed from the students weekly reflective journal as well as a final report of the project/tasks that had been completed.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Apply learned knowledge and skills in industry. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline, 1.5 Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline, 1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline, 3.2 Effective oral and written communication.

Activities:
Students ability to apply technical and non technical skills will be assessed from the students weekly reflective journal as well as a final report of the project/tasks that had been completed.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Collaborate, cooperate, and work effectively as part of a team. 3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability, 3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains, 3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour, 3.4 Professional use and management of information, 3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership.

Activities:
Students ability to work effectively as part of a team will be assessed from the students weekly reflective journal as well as a final report of the project/tasks that had been completed.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Moar

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 8.0 hours industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Preliminary report (approximately 1000 words)20 01
Weekly reflective journal (1000 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Report of project/tasks completed (approximately 2000 words)Assessed by academic supervisor with input from industry supervisor. As a hurdle, Industry Supervisor must endorse satisfactory completion of the placement.50 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2017, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Moar

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 8.0 hours industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Preliminary report (approximately 1000 words)20 01
Weekly reflective journal (1000 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Report of project/tasks completed (approximately 2000 words)Assessed by academic supervisor with input from industry supervisor. As a hurdle, Industry Supervisor must endorse satisfactory completion of the placement.50 01, 02, 03, 04