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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

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 - teacher

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

WeekDateTopic
111 FebIntroduction
Pathways defined
Options and sources identified
218 FebGoal-setting and self-evaluation
325 FebTime Management
44 March

VTAC Requirements

RMIT Direct application procedure

511 MarchWriting P.I. Forms
618 MarchResearch into individual learning plans and target audience
 25 MarchMid-semester break
71 AprilProgress and achievement of goals evaluated
Working on Portfolio
88 AprilWorking on Portfolio


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Online 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
Not Graded
Pass (PX) / Fail (NN)


Assessment Matrix

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