School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Industry Placement
  • Unit Code

    ADM3540
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    30
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

This unit involves a ten-week, full-time placement with a professional local, national or international arts organisation, chosen and arranged by the individual student. The placement acts as an opportunity to refine workplace skills, establish an industry network and gain further applied understanding of the arts industry within different cultural contexts.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass 18 units from ADM1310, ADM1315, ADM1320, ADM1325, ADM1330, ADM1335, ADM1340, ADM2410, ADM2415, ADM2420, ADM2425, ADM2430, ADM2435, ADM2445, ADM2455, ADM3510, ADM3520, ECF1110

For COURSE_CODE NOT IN Y20 Do
Permission required
Otherwise
true

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded ADM3670

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Calculate an appropriate entry point into the profession.
  2. Determine the use of theory in improving organisational practise.
  3. Evaluate personal work skills and determine which require further refinement.
  4. Identify what is required to be an effective company employee within the professional work environment.
  5. Work effectively in environments with different cultural expectations.

Unit Content

  1. Exposure to the company's overall functioning.
  2. Involvement in the operations of the host company.
  3. Personal attributes required for arts employment.
  4. The impact of different cultural environments on art form management and practice.
  5. The relationship between a company's management, administration, production and performance/artistic staff.
  6. Workplace observations and research and application to theory.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Ten week full-time placement with a professional arts organisation.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
Practicum ^Work place performance75%
Reflective Practice ^Online discussion board25%

^ Mandatory to Pass


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Industry Placement
  • Unit Code

    ADM3540
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    30
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

This unit involves a ten-week, full-time placement with a professional local, national or international arts organisation, chosen and arranged by the individual student. The placement acts as an opportunity to refine workplace skills, establish an industry network and gain further applied understanding of the arts industry within different cultural contexts.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass 18 units from ADM1310, ADM1315, ADM1320, ADM1325, ADM1330, ADM1335, ADM1340, ADM2410, ADM2415, ADM2420, ADM2425, ADM2430, ADM2435, ADM2445, ADM2455, ADM3510, ADM3520, ECF1110

For COURSE_CODE NOT IN Y20 Do
Permission required
Otherwise
true

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded ADM3670

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Calculate an appropriate entry point into the profession.
  2. Determine the use of theory in improving organisational practise.
  3. Evaluate personal work skills and determine which require further refinement.
  4. Identify what is required to be an effective company employee within the professional work environment.
  5. Work effectively in environments with different cultural expectations.

Unit Content

  1. Exposure to the company's overall functioning.
  2. Involvement in the operations of the host company.
  3. Personal attributes required for arts employment.
  4. The impact of different cultural environments on art form management and practice.
  5. The relationship between a company's management, administration, production and performance/artistic staff.
  6. Workplace observations and research and application to theory.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Ten week full-time placement with a professional arts organisation.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
Practicum ^Work place performance75%
Reflective Practice ^Online discussion board25%

^ Mandatory to Pass


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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