WORK PLACEMENT PROGRAM

ASC3WPP

2019

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 apply their formal academic learning in anauthentic workplace. Students from various disciplines will complete100-120 hours of work placement either in an external setting or placed at the university with a staff member. The placement will be accompanied by six online modules, designed to support students through their placement and prepare them for their future careers. This subject brings together the expertise of industry partners and La Trobe University staff for the benefit of the students' professional development. To find out more please see: https://www.latrobe.edu.au/students/opportunities/wil-p lacements/elective-placements/work-placement-program-subject


SchoolCollege ASSC Office

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Completion of 120cps of subjects in their degree and subject coordinators approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects HUS3WPP

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

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsWork placements: a survival guide for studentsRecommendedChristine Fanthome 2014Palgrave Macmillan

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Having identified issues that affect your organization in your pre-internship plan in HUS2WRP, re-evaluate the issues you once identified, OR, in the case of students admitted by special permission of the Instance Coordinator, prepare background research for this internship.

Activities:
Placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural 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,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Identify your role within an organisational 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,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning 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,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural 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,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

04. Reflect on interactions in your professional context with people from different backgrounds and understand issues of cultural and social diversity.

Activities:
Placement Online modules Report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
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,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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

Activities:
Placement Online modules Report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural 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,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Identify innovative and sustainable practices in that work place, or in another relevant workplace that offers a contrast.

Activities:
Placement Online modules Report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

07. Apply your critical problem solving skills when identifying issues that affect your organization.

Activities:
Placement Online modules Report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural 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,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2019, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Albury-Wodonga, 2019, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

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 distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Albury-Wodonga, 2019, Summer 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

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 distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 45
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

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 distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Bendigo, 2019, Summer 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

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 distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 45
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

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 distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Melbourne, 2019, Summer 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

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 distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 45
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Mildura, 2019, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Mildura, 2019, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

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 distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Mildura, 2019, Summer 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

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 distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 45
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Online, 2019, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Shepparton, 2019, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 100.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Shepparton, 2019, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

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 distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06

Shepparton, 2019, Summer 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

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 distance education.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 45
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online module discussions (6 x 150 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Placement observations report (1,250 words)20 01, 03, 06, 07
Reflective essay or Project Outcomes report (1,500 words)30 02, 03, 04, 05, 07
Presentation (7 minute, 700-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06