COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

ALH3CEE

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will gain real world experience related to your chosen profession through a work integrated learning placement in a community based organisation. Placements are self-sourced by you and should relate to personal and/or professional skills you wish to develop to better prepare yourself for the remainder of your course and your future career in healthcare. You will reflect upon your placement experience through the development of a professional portfolio. The subject involves online resources, face-to-face orientation workshops, with the majority of time (100hours) spent off campus undertaking the placement. You are required to attend an information session during Semester 1 and complete relevant paperwork prior to commencement of placement.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZPHPB, HZPHPP, HZNDP, HZESPB, HZHOTB, HZHOT, HZPPNB, HZLLPP, HZPOTC, HZHCSB or HZHCSP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyMerit based quota management

Quota-conditions or rulesCore subject for students enrolled in the following course codes: HZPHPP, HZPHPB, so these students will be given priority in order to meet the requirements of their course. Once these students are enrolled, the remaining places will be available to other Allied Health students.

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required100 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsStudents self-source experiences and they are approved by academic staff prior to proceeding.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Reflect on current knowledge and skills in the application of a service to a community based organization.
02. Analyse professional learning needs to formulate professional development goals in relation to discipline practice in a community settings.
03. Reflect on goal achievement and the responsibilities of workplace participation and providing a community service.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size50

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 45 - 0
One 100.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 47
Three 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 47 and delivered via online.
Students will view an online lecture prior to attending their first workshop in week 47

WorkShopWeek: 47 - 48
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 47 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students will attend two 2 hour workshops at the beginning of the subject to orient them to the subject

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Proposal for work integrated learning experience (2000 words equivalent) This assessment will be 2,000 words and will include self reflection on personal strengths and weaknesses, a plan for their work integrated learning placement in community practice and justification of choice of placement.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
Professional portfolio (2500 words equivalent) This professional portfolio will be 2,500 words and will include a reference from the community agency facilitating students' reflective process from a supervisory perspective.N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size150

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaryam Zoghi

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 45 - 0
One 100.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 47
Three 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 47 and delivered via online.
Students will view an online lecture prior to attending their first workshop in week 47

WorkShopWeek: 47 - 48
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 47 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students will attend two 2 hour workshops at the beginning of the subject to orient them to the subject

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Proposal for work integrated learning experience (2000 words equivalent) This assessment will be 2,000 words and will include self reflection on personal strengths and weaknesses, a plan for their work integrated learning placement in community practice and justification of choice of placement.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
Professional portfolio (2500 words equivalent) This professional portfolio will be 2,500 words and will include a reference from the community agency facilitating students' reflective process from a supervisory perspective.N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO3