PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY AND COMMUNICATION

EDU0DL3

2020

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 aself-assessment, undertake research in a field of interest, conduct an interview and construct an e-portfolio and resume.



SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate, share information and respond to peers in a digital forum

Activities:
Contribution to and participation in university and class forums. Email communication with industry expert. Self-reflection on communication style Analyse and develop own digital profile
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
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,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)

02. Identify transferable skills and recognise applicability across a range of scenarios.

Activities:
Transferable skills analysis Life-long learning case study Career and study plan alignment with transferable skills Strengths analysis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,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)

03. Research career opportunities in a chosen discipline field

Activities:
Analyse job advertisement to identify key competencies Develop skills statements identifying key competencies Informational interview
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
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)

04. Present skills, attributes and experience in an E-portfolio

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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2020, Online StudyPeriod 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 44 - 50
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 44 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Participation in forums - (200 word equivalent) 15 01
Transferable skills analysis and reflection - (300 words equivalent) 25 02
Discipline and career paths research (interview and email communication) (300 words equivalent) 25 03
Resume E-Portfolio (including presentation of all assessment tasks) (550 words equivalent) 35 04

Online, 2020, Online StudyPeriod 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 42
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Participation in forums - (200 word equivalent) 15 01
Transferable skills analysis and reflection - (300 words equivalent) 25 02
Discipline and career paths research (interview and email communication) (300 words equivalent) 25 03
Resume E-Portfolio (including presentation of all assessment tasks) (550 words equivalent) 35 04