Credit points: 5

Subject outline

In this subject, students engage purposefully with employability concepts and produce resources to take into the job market. Through reflection and analysis students begin to understand the value of transferable skills, lifelong learning and professional identity. Students engage in a self-assessment, undertake research in a field of interest, conduct an interview and construct an e-portfolio and resume.


Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesContribution to and participation in open, university and class forums. Social media engagement for learning and professional purposes. Twitter or other commentary. Research into open platform learning resources, professional and academic. MOOC review. Life long learning case study. Analyse job advertisement to identify key competencies. Develop skills statements identifying key competencies Informational interview. Create and personalise pebblepad portfolio. Use pebblepad workbooks to build resources for inclusion in portfolio, including: tailored resume and cover letter, reflection on transferable skills, strengths analysis.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


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. Choose and use digital technologies appropriately to connect and collaborate with peers for learning and professional development purposes.
02. Describe and explain the concept of life long learning and identify ways in which this can be achieved in the online environment
03. Manage personal and professional information consistent with principles of academic integrity and compliant with legal and ethical requirements
04. Exercise critical and ethical judgment in managing and developing own digital footprint, distinguishing between personal and professional identity.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 2, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Participation in forums - (200 word equivalent)


Transferable skills analysis and reflection - (300 words equivalent)


Discipline and career paths research (interview and email communication)(300 words equivalent)


Resume E-Portfolio (including presentation of all assessment tasks)(550 words equivalent)