INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY EXPERIENCE

BUS2ISE

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject will explore responses to specific environmental problems and sustainability challenges and their connections to social and economic change in the Asia-Pacific region. It provides students an opportunity to work with other students in an international multi disciplinary real world project. Students will gain employability skills and enhance their global mindset while working in diverse cultures and engaging with real world problems. The subject includes pre-trip learning that prepares students by building cultural competencies and preparing students with basic language training and cultural induction.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesQuiz, group presentation, final report, in class discussion, participation on fieldwork experiences and reflective journal.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Expression of interest must be submitted. Must be enrolled in: ECBBW; LBB; LBBAB; LBBAB; LBBAB; LBBAB; LBBAB; LBBAN; LBBC; LBBCB; LBBCM; LBBCS; LBBCW; LBBEM; LBBHR; LBBMK; LBBS; LBBSB; LBBSW; LBBTH; LBC; LBCOM; LBDB; LBF; LBIB; LMBBP; RBB; RBBM; LZBAB; LZBAM; LZBAP; LZBAW

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents must be eligible for a visa in the host country. This will be established as part of the application process.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Evaluate diverse perspectives relating to the local context and partner organisation's goals
02. Work effectively within a team of students and partner organisation staff on a practical problem relating to sustainability
03. Speak and write effectively to a wide range of stakeholders
04. Engage in independent learning and demonstrate self-awareness and cultural sensitivity through active reflection.
05. Apply critical problem solving skills in relation to a specific environmental challenge that is the focus of the partner organization

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 45 - 0
Fourteen 1.00 d field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 45 - 0
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Quiz (800 words equivalent) Evaluates students' learning in the pre-trip module

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO4

Reflective journal (2400 words equivalent) Evaluates students' learning over the course of the subject from the pre-trip module to the final assessment task

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Presentation (1600 words equivalent) Students document their response to a problem they have been working on in the partner organisation groupwork at the close of the trip

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Final Report (3200 words equivalent) Individual written assessment following completion of trip

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 45 - 0
Fourteen 1.00 d field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 45 - 0
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Quiz (800 words equivalent) Evaluates students' learning in the pre-trip module

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO4

Reflective journal (2400 words equivalent) Evaluates students' learning over the course of the subject from the pre-trip module to the final assessment task

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Presentation (1600 words equivalent) Students document their response to a problem they have been working on in the partner organisation groupwork at the close of the trip

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Final Report (3200 words equivalent) Individual written assessment following completion of trip

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 45 - 0
Fourteen 1.00 d field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 45 - 0
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Quiz (800 words equivalent) Evaluates students' learning in the pre-trip module

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO4

Reflective journal (2400 words equivalent) Evaluates students' learning over the course of the subject from the pre-trip module to the final assessment task

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Presentation (1600 words equivalent) Students document their response to a problem they have been working on in the partner organisation groupwork at the close of the trip

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Final Report (3200 words equivalent) Individual written assessment following completion of trip

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Mildura, 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 45 - 0
Fourteen 1.00 d field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 45 - 0
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Quiz (800 words equivalent) Evaluates students' learning in the pre-trip module

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO4

Reflective journal (2400 words equivalent) Evaluates students' learning over the course of the subject from the pre-trip module to the final assessment task

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Presentation (1600 words equivalent) Students document their response to a problem they have been working on in the partner organisation groupwork at the close of the trip

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Final Report (3200 words equivalent) Individual written assessment following completion of trip

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Shepparton, 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 45 - 0
Fourteen 1.00 d field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 45 - 0
One 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Quiz (800 words equivalent) Evaluates students' learning in the pre-trip module

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO4

Reflective journal (2400 words equivalent) Evaluates students' learning over the course of the subject from the pre-trip module to the final assessment task

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Presentation (1600 words equivalent) Students document their response to a problem they have been working on in the partner organisation groupwork at the close of the trip

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Final Report (3200 words equivalent) Individual written assessment following completion of trip

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5