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Work-Based Learning (BUS267)
|Availability||MURDOCH: S1-internal (quota of 50 places)|
|Teaching Timetables||Murdoch S1
|Description||Utilise current employment (full-time, part-time or casual) and integrate formal learning outcomes with learning at work. Reflect on the synthesis between workplace experiences and learnings and integrate those with formal in-class learning. Opportunity to consolidate theoretical knowledge and develop professional competence in the workplace. Learning experience takes place inside and outside the classroom participating in real world business experiences and incorporating this into formal studies. Can be undertaken as a general elective in undergraduate courses University-wide.|
|Unit Learning Outcomes||On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Identify, apply and refine discipline specific knowledge and skills through involvement in a team-based and workplace-focussed project as well as individual analysis of your workplace experiences;
2. Apply, reflect on and critique work experiences and skills relevant to professional practice, to think critically and creatively, develop written and oral communication skills and team work ; and,
3. Enrich first hand experiences of the day-to-day operations of business and organisation.
|Timetabled Learning Activities||Lectures/seminars: 2 hours per week.|
|Unit Learning Experiences||There is a three hour seminar. As this unit is a 3 credit point unit, we expect students are expected to spend an average 10 hours per week for the unit.|
|Assessment||Tutorial participation 5%
Learning Log and Individual essay - Session 1 to 11 of the unit individual written analysis and learning portfolio - 50%
Team Assignment - Concise report and peer evaluation - 30%
Oral presentation and summary - critique of article - 15%
Feedback will be provided on all types of assessments by the unit co-ordinator in a timely manner. All assessments are designed to reflect on and critique work experiences and skills relevant to students workplace.
|Notes||Since having an existing job is a required component, students are required to ensure they withdraw from the unit in a timely manner should their working circumstances change.|
|Quota||This unit is subject to quota. Quota is due to limited resources. Students must already be in the workplace either full-time, part-time or casual.|
|Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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|Internet Access Requirements||Murdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.|
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