School: Science

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

    Work Experience Project
  • Unit Code

    CSI3345
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    60
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Justin Anthony BROWN

Description

This unit is undertaken by students who have been awarded a work experience project. In this unit the student is supervised by a staff member who is allocated as their academic supervisor in addition to an industrial supervisor who is an experienced staff member of the organisation hosting the work experience project.

Non Standard Timetable Requirements

This is a work experience unit in which the placement is equivalent to at least one semester. Academic supervisors ensure that an agreed plan of work is executed and in company supervision is carried out by an industrial supervisor.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass 1 units from CSG2344

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Identify, propose, plan and design an appropriate solution to the project(s) in terms of a detailed methodology or process.
  2. Implement solutions to the satisfaction of the academic and industrial supervisor.
  3. Meetthe specific outcomes and meet deadlines as defined in the project proposal statement.
  4. Reflect on the work experience to a point where they can adequately critique and defend aspects of their placement.
  5. Write a progress report to a specified format.

Unit Content

  1. Evaluation and discussion of project outcomes.
  2. Implementation of strategies and techniques appropriate to the project.
  3. Presentation of a progress report or equivalent project materials.
  4. Review of the literature relevant to the placement/project.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Students, under the supervision of a nominated supervisor, will take responsibility for their own outcomes through regular feedback meetings with the academic supervisor, industrial supervisor and through independent study and research. The underpinning learning process is that of action learning in which aspects of the work experience are reflected upon with a view to altering future behaviour or tactics.

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
ReportWork experience report60%
ParticipationHost evaluation report40%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
ReportWork experience report60%
ParticipationHost evaluation report40%

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: Science

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

    Work Experience Project
  • Unit Code

    CSI3345
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    60
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Justin Anthony BROWN

Description

This unit is undertaken by students who have been awarded a work experience project. In this unit the student is supervised by a staff member who is allocated as their academic supervisor in addition to an industrial supervisor who is an experienced staff member of the organisation hosting the work experience project.

Non Standard Timetable Requirements

This is a work experience unit in which the placement is equivalent to at least one semester. Academic supervisors ensure that an agreed plan of work is executed and in company supervision is carried out by an industrial supervisor.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass 1 units from CSG2344

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Identify, propose, plan and design an appropriate solution to the project(s) in terms of a detailed methodology or process.
  2. Implement solutions to the satisfaction of the academic and industrial supervisor.
  3. Meetthe specific outcomes and meet deadlines as defined in the project proposal statement.
  4. Reflect on the work experience to a point where they can adequately critique and defend aspects of their placement.
  5. Write a progress report to a specified format.

Unit Content

  1. Evaluation and discussion of project outcomes.
  2. Implementation of strategies and techniques appropriate to the project.
  3. Presentation of a progress report or equivalent project materials.
  4. Review of the literature relevant to the placement/project.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Students, under the supervision of a nominated supervisor, will take responsibility for their own outcomes through regular feedback meetings with the academic supervisor, industrial supervisor and through independent study and research. The underpinning learning process is that of action learning in which aspects of the work experience are reflected upon with a view to altering future behaviour or tactics.

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
ReportWork experience report60%
ParticipationHost evaluation report40%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
ReportWork experience report60%
ParticipationHost evaluation report40%

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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