Course Title: Evaluate pathway options, design a learning plan and compile a portfolio

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: EMPL5596

Course Title: Evaluate pathway options, design a learning plan and compile a portfolio

School: 155T Life & Physical Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3209 - Certificate III in Science

Course Contact : Judi McCann

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258366

Course Contact Email:judith.mccann@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Geraldine Walton

geraldine.walton@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 10

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

The focus of this course is on developing pathway options and planning skills development; design, implement and develop a learning plan; and compile a portfolio of evidence. 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBQU155 Evaluate pathway options, design a learning plan and compile a portfolio


Learning Outcomes


1. Identify potential pathways

2. Clarify learning goals

3. Design and implement an individual learning plan

4. Prepare a portfolio of completed work samples

5. Monitor and update the individual learning plan


Details of Learning Activities

Class discussions

On-line searches

Goal-setting and Time Management activities

Worksheets


Teaching Schedule

WeekWeek BeginingTopic
1.Feb 7th

Introduction
Pathways defined
Options and sources identified

2.Feb14th

Goal-setting and self-evaluation

3.Feb 21st

Time Management 

4.Feb 28th

VTAC Requirements

5.March 7th

Writing P.I. Forms

6.March 14th

Research into individual learning plans and target audience

7.March21st

Research into individual learning plans and target audience 

8.March 28th

Progress and achievement of goals evaluated

9.

April 4thPortfolio to be submitted


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will involve a variety of tasks, including:
• Research tasks
• Class exercises
• Portfolio


Assessment Tasks

Pathways/Goal-setting/Time Management Portfolio 

Due Week 9.

Assessed as Competent/Not yet Competent (CA/NYC)


Assessment Matrix

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