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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

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

In-class discussions
In-class worksheets
Personal Research


Teaching Schedule

WeekDate
(week starting)
Topic
16/2/12
 
Introduction
Pathways defined
Options and sources identified
213/2/12
 
Using Blackboard
320/2/12
 
Language and Learning Centre; Info Corner
427/2/2
 
Goal-setting and self-evaluation
 
55/3/12
 
Time management
612/3/12
 
VTAC requirements
719/3/12
 
Writing PI forms/SEAS applications
826/3/12
 

Working on Portfolio

92/4/12

Progress and achievement of goals evaluated
 

Working on Portfolio


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Internet


Overview of Assessment

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


Assessment Tasks

Pathways/Goal-setting/ Time-management Portfolio
Not Graded
Pass (PX) / Fail (NN)
 


Assessment Matrix

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