WORK PLACEMENT PROGRAM

HUS3WPP

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This work placement program has been developed to allow students from the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce to extend their formal academic learning beyond the classroom. It aims to provide students across various course disciplines with an opportunity to synthesise their learning in a final year vocational subject. The subject allows students to bring their learning from university into a work environment and test out their knowledge in a professional experience. It brings together the expertise of industry partners and La Trobe University staff for the benefit of the students' professional developmentTo apply please complete the expression of interest and application form (https://latrobe.careerhub.com.au/Form.aspx?id=507471 )

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCait Ryan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be in penultimate year of study, have a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60, have either passed HUM2SLC, HUS2TNK or HUS2WRP or else by subject coordinator#s approval

Co-requisites N/A

Incompatible subjects N/A

Equivalent subjects N/A

Special conditions Students may be required to have a Working with Children Check before enrolment.

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsWork placements: a survival guide for studentsRecommendedChristen Fanthome 20014Palgrave Macmillan

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply your critical problem solving skills when identifying issues that affect your organisation

Activities:
Placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

02. Identify your role within a team and comprehend group dynamics on decision making, leadership and problem solving

Activities:
Placement Online modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)

03. Speak and write effectively to a wide range of stakeholders

Activities:
Placement Online modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

04. Illustrate an ability to interact effectively in the professional context with people from different backgrounds and understand issues of cultural and social diversity

Activities:
Placement Online modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
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)

05. Engage in independent learning and demonstrate self-awareness through active reflection

Activities:
Placement Online modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)

06. Identify innovative and sustainable practices in the work place

Activities:
Placement Online modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2017, Summer, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdrian Jones

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
Six 1.5 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement report20 01, 03, 06
Reflective essay30 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation30 01, 02, 03, 06

Albury-Wodonga, 2017, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size10

Enrolment information Limited placements Coordinator to approve

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCait Ryan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement report20 01, 03, 06
Reflective essay30 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation30 01, 02, 03, 06

Bendigo, 2017, Summer, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCait Ryan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
Six 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement report20 01, 03, 06
Reflective essay30 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation30 01, 02, 03, 06

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size10

Enrolment information Limited placements Coordinator to approve

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCait Ryan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement report20 01, 03, 06
Reflective essay30 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation30 01, 02, 03, 06

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size10

Enrolment information Limited placements Coordinator to approve

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCait Ryan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement report20 01, 03, 06
Reflective essay30 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation30 01, 02, 03, 06

Melbourne, 2017, Summer, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCait Ryan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
Six 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement report20 01, 03, 06
Reflective essay30 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation30 01, 02, 03, 06

Mildura, 2017, Summer, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCait Ryan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
Six 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement report20 01, 03, 06
Reflective essay30 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation30 01, 02, 03, 06

Mildura, 2017, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size10

Enrolment information Limited placements Coordinator to approve

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCait Ryan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement report20 01, 03, 06
Reflective essay30 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation30 01, 02, 03, 06

Shepparton, 2017, Summer, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCait Ryan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
Six 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement report20 01, 03, 06
Reflective essay30 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation30 01, 02, 03, 06

Shepparton, 2017, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size10

Enrolment information Limited placements Coordinator to approve

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCait Ryan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement report20 01, 03, 06
Reflective essay30 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation30 01, 02, 03, 06