AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY AND PRACTICE

EMS5AEE

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you undertake a comprehensive study of workplace practices related to the Australian engineering industry and reflect heavily on your personal views and approaches to individual and team responsibilities, while taking into consideration Australian sustainability practices. You develop professional skills related to ethical and moral decision making and evaluate the social implications of their work in the Australian context. The subject encompasses activities and experiences that support the development of knowledge, professional skills and personal capabilities to enhance your employability in Australian engineering industry as well as the long term professional career success. The subject takes a life-long career management approach to engage with students and enrich your understanding of the graduate skills and attributes required to make a successful transition from university to the world of work.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRichard Hall

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: SMENC, SMENE, SMENM, SMTNE, SMELE, SMCEM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate the role and responsibility of different stakeholders in Australian engineering workplaces.

Activities:
Online lectures, audio visual and reading material. Lectures & workshops.

02. Evaluate the cultural norms and expectations of Australian work environments

Activities:
Online lectures, audio visual and reading material. Lectures & workshops.

03. Critically reflect on personal viewpoints in managing relationships and maintaining professional standards in the workplace.

Activities:
Online lectures, audio visual and reading material. Lectures & workshops.

04. Apply professional written and oral communication as an engineer.

Activities:
Online lectures, audio visual and reading material. Lectures & workshops.

05. Analyse sustainability and teamwork in Australian professional engineering environments.

Activities:
Online lectures, audio visual and reading material. Lectures & workshops.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Employment preparation task (Individual task equivalent to 1250 words)Students will apply for 'mock' job adds based upon real job descriptors and will be required to apply using a cover letter, cv and LinkedIn profile addressing the job description and selection criteria25 02, 03, 04
15 minute mock interview (Individual task equivalent to 750 words)Students will be required to prepare for a mock interview based on the job they applied for in assessment 115 03, 04
One 10 minute Individual verbal presentation (Individual task equivalent to 500 words)Students will investigate one issue in Australian industry relating to sustainability and develop a comprehensive presentation on the topic10 05
Three written case study reports Group task (each case study equivalent to 500 words per individual Teams for 3 or 4 students develop case studies based on material discussed in workshops30 01, 02, 05
5 x Short Individual written reflections (equivalent to 200 words each)Students will be required to attend 2 individual professional development events (industry speakers, networking events, workshops) and use reflective writing to describe learning outcomes through short posts on LinkedIn20 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Hall

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 35
Two 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 35 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 35
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Employment preparation task (Individual task equivalent to 1250 words)Students will apply for 'mock' job adds based upon real job descriptors and will be required to apply using a cover letter and cv addressing the job description and selection criteria025 02, 03, 04
15 minute mock interview (Individual task equivalent to 750 words)Students will be required to prepare for a mock interview based on the job they applied for in assessment 1015 03, 04
One 7 minute Individual verbal presentation (Individual task equivalent to 1000 words)Students will investigate one issue in Australian industry relating to sustainability and develop a comprehensive presentation on the topic015 05
One written group report or case study (each case study equiv 500 words per individual) Teams for 3 or 4 students develop case studies based on material discussed in workshops015 01, 02, 05
2 x Short Individual written reflections (equivalent to 300 words each)Students will be required to attend 2 individual professional development events (industry speakers, networking events, workshops) and use reflective writing to describe learning outcomes010 01, 02, 03
2 x online Multiple choice quizzes (30 minutes each) 1000 words equivOnline open-book quizzes equally weighted020 01, 02, 03, 05

Melbourne, 2020, LTU Term 4, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Hall

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 30 - 35
Two 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 30 - 35
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Employment preparation task (Individual task equivalent to 1250 words)Students will apply for 'mock' job adds based upon real job descriptors and will be required to apply using a cover letter, cv and LinkedIn profile addressing the job description and selection criteria025 02, 03, 04
15 minute mock interview (Individual task equivalent to 750 words)Students will be required to prepare for a mock interview based on the job they applied for in assessment 1015 03, 04
One 7 minute Individual verbal presentation (Individual task equivalent to 1000 words)Students will investigate one issue in Australian industry relating to sustainability and develop a comprehensive presentation on the topic015 05
One written group report or case study (each case study equiv 500 words per individual) Teams for 3 or 4 students develop case studies based on material discussed in workshops015 01, 02, 05
2 x Short Individual written reflections (equivalent to 300 words each)Students will be required to attend 2 individual professional development events (industry speakers, networking events, workshops) and use reflective writing to describe learning outcomes010 01, 02, 03
2 x online Multiple choice quizzes (30 minutes each) 1000 words equivOnline open-book quizzes equally weighted020 01, 02, 03, 05

Melbourne, 2020, LTU Term 6, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Hall

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 45 - 50
Two 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 50 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 45 - 50
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Employment preparation task (Individual task equivalent to 1250 words)Students will apply for 'mock' job adds based upon real job descriptors and will be required to apply using a cover letter, cv and LinkedIn profile addressing the job description and selection criteria025 02, 03, 04
15 minute mock interview (Individual task equivalent to 750 words)Students will be required to prepare for a mock interview based on the job they applied for in assessment 1015 03, 04
One 7 minute Individual verbal presentation (Individual task equivalent to 1000 words)Students will investigate one issue in Australian industry relating to sustainability and develop a comprehensive presentation on the topic015 05
One written group report or case study (each case study equiv 500 words per individual) Teams for 3 or 4 students develop case studies based on material discussed in workshops015 01, 02, 05
2 x Short Individual written reflections (equivalent to 300 words each)Students will be required to attend 2 individual professional development events (industry speakers, networking events, workshops) and use reflective writing to describe learning outcomes010 01, 02, 03
2 x online Multiple choice quizzes (30 minutes each) 1000 words equivOnline open-book quizzes equally weighted020