EDUWK300-20B (BLK)

Community Engagement in Education

15 Points

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Division of Education
Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

Staff

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You can contact staff by:

  • Calling +64 7 838 4466 select option 1, then enter the extension.
  • Extensions starting with 4, 5, 9 or 3 can also be direct dialled:
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    • For extensions starting with 3: dial +64 7 2620 + the last 3 digits of the extension e.g. 3123 = +64 7 262 0123.
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Paper Description

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This paper provides opportunities for students to engage with the wider community in a work-related paper or applied project-setting that is relevant to the fields of Education and Society, Digital Learning, and Human Development.

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Paper Structure

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This paper is a block course that has some face-to-face, online and work placement components. The course commences on Friday10th July and ends on 16th October 2020. Students are expected to attend three face-to-face sessions and maintain regular attendance at their work placement (a total of 90 hours over the duration of the course, approximately one day per week for 12 weeks). Students are also expected to maintain a regular online presence.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Demonstrate work-ready skills
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  • Identify and apply a range of personal skills (e.g. communication, interpersonal relations, leadership, and organisational abilities) within a work-related setting.
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  • Integrate university learning into workplace applications.
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  • Reflect and report on workplace experiences in relation to university coursework and future careers
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Assessment

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There are four pieces of compulsory assessment for this course, alongside the completion of 90 hours of work place experience.
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Assessment 1 Placement Brief
15 Jul 2020
9:00 AM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Assessment 2 Part A: Placement report (Contextual overview)
27 Jul 2020
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Assessment 2 Part B: Placement report (workplace engagement)
12 Oct 2020
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Assessment 3: Reflective Journal
2 Oct 2020
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: EPortfolio System
5. Assessment 4: Oral presentation
16 Oct 2020
No set time
20
  • In Class: In Workshop
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Billett, S.( 2015). Integrated practice-based experiences into higher education: Professional and practice-based learning. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer

Jackson, D. (2017). Developing pre-professional identity in undergraduates through work-integrated learning. Higher education. 74, 833 – 853.

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Recommended Readings

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Please refer to the Waikato Reading List for the full list of required and recommended readings.

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Other Resources

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A placement handbook is available in moodle. This handbook provides further guidance to support you during your placement experience.

Online Career Development Modules are available from the Centre for Career Development.

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Online Support

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Moodle

Students are expected to use Moodle throughout the paper to complete online career development modules.

Academic Support for Students

Student Learning support services are available online at: http://www.waikato.ac.nz/students/student-learning/. Access the student landing page on the University of Waikato website (using your username and password to log in) and click on the Student Learning graphic. You will find interactive learning material for Writing & Learning, Grammar & Language etc. Advice is available on time management, avoidance of plagiarism, coherence and cohesion in writing, maths support, structured writing etc.

Career Development Support for Students

Help with career development can be accessed through the Career Development Unit. To access this support, log in to the University of Waikato home page and find MyCareer under the Support category.

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Workload

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This is a 15-point paper so you should be prepared to spend approximately 150 hours on the work required for this paper during the semester. 90 hours will be allocated to work experience, and the remainder should be spent preparing for the on-campus session, and completing the online career development modules. The remaining time should be spent completing assessments.

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Linkages to Other Papers

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Prerequisite(s)

Passes in 240 pts of approved papers for the relevant major in the BSocSci

Corequisite(s)

Required major papers at 300 level BSocSci

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