LAW INTERNSHIP B

LAW4INB

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is created for students who are undertaking a volunteer placement in a law or law related field in Australia or overseas. The subject complements LAW4INT which has a limited placement duration of 10 to 15 days. This subject is designed to accommodate placements of a duration of 3 weeks or longer. The student is required to complete the placement satisfactorily and to complete an academic task which is normally an essay based on a topic or theme arising from the placement. This essay will require the student to critically reflect on their experience and thoroughly research and analyse the issue they have chosen.





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SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites LAW1LIM and completed 60credit points of LAW level 1 subjects and 60 credit points of level 2 subjects and enrolment in subject is by application

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students cannot enrol in any of these placement subjects without securing a placement, and written approval from the Subject Coordinator or Experiential Learning Team.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate a reflective approach to learning by engaging with real world legal issues in a clinical context

Activities:
Reflective journal writing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Demonstrated application of legal research and oral and written communication skills to legal issues encountered during the practicum

Activities:
Participation in practicum requiring active engagement in the production of legal policy/research materials and/or the delivery of legal case work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Develop a research topic linked to their placement experience, identify, and apply appropriate research techniques for answering it.

Activities:
Creative collaboration with academic and clinical supervisors
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)

04. Apply written communication skills in the research and analysis of legal issues arising from the students practicum participation

Activities:
Research and compose a substantial piece of academic legal writing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Apply critical thinking skills in the composition of a piece of legal writing to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of a real world legal issue experienced during the practicum

Activities:
Research and compose a substantial piece of academic legal writing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 23-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Practical Week: 23 - 31
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"classes will run until Feb 2020"

Seminar Week: 23 - 31
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via blended.
"in week 1 only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationReflective journals: (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 01, 02, 03
Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory Completion of PlacementHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2020, Week 09-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Practical Week: 09 - 26
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"classes will run until Feb 2020"

Seminar Week: 09 - 26
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via blended.
"in week 1 only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationReflective journals: (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 01, 02, 03
Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory Completion of PlacementHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2020, Week 45-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Practical Week: 45
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
"classes will run until Feb 2020"

Seminar Week: 45
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"in week 1 only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationReflective journals: (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 01, 02, 03
Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory Completion of PlacementHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2020, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Practical Week: 30
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day in week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"classes will run until Feb 2020"

Seminar Week: 30
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day in week 30 and delivered via blended.
"in week 1 only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationReflective journals: (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 01, 02, 03
Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory Completion of PlacementHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Week 23-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Practical Week: 23 - 31
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"classes will run until Feb 2020"

Seminar Week: 23 - 31
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via blended.
"in week 1 only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationReflective journals: (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 01, 02, 03
Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory Completion of PlacementHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Week 09-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Practical Week: 09 - 26
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"classes will run until Feb 2020"

Seminar Week: 09 - 26
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via blended.
"in week 1 only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationReflective journals: (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 01, 02, 03
Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory Completion of PlacementHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Practical Week: 30 - 44
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"classes will run until Feb 2020"

Seminar Week: 30 - 44
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via blended.
"in week 1 only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationReflective journals: (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 01, 02, 03
Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory Completion of PlacementHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Week 45-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Practical Week: 45
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
"classes will run until Feb 2020"

Seminar Week: 45
One 4.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"in week 1 only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationReflective journals: (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 01, 02, 03
Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory Completion of PlacementHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04