ENGEN372-19C (HAM)

Engineering Work Placement 2

30 Points

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Faculty of Science and Engineering
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Staff

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Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: clare.hewins@waikato.ac.nz
: jewal.morrison@waikato.ac.nz
: levonne.pilott@waikato.ac.nz

Placement Coordinator(s)

Tutor(s)

Student Representative(s)

Lab Technician(s)

Librarian(s)

: debby.dada@waikato.ac.nz

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 5: dial +64 7 858 extension.
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Paper Description

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Students are required to have successfully completed ENGEN272 in order to commence this paper. The work placement is intended to develop professional skills through work in a relevant professional workplace, as students work alongside professional engineers. Work placements allow students to observe professional practice and workplace cultures and consider potential careers. Students will be provided opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learnt at university and develop technical knowledge and skills, interpersonal skills, and a professional work ethic.
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Paper Structure

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This paper requires students to be in a relevant workplace for at least 400 hours, reporting to a workplace supervisor. There are no set lectures or workshops. All interactions with University staff are through Moodle, email, phone and/or site visits.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • To be able to set learning objectives for their work placements and provide information on progress of achieving these learning objectives
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  • Show ability to reflect on learning progression by completing the reflection assignment
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  • Evidence the ability to put engineering knowledge into meaningful practice in an authentic engineering context
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  • Be able to complete a written technical report
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  • Be familiar with workplace-specific health & safety requirements and responsibilities
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  • Be able to provide evidence of level of professional competency using an ePortfolio
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Assessment

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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. Placement Brief and Health & Safety assignment
22 Nov 2019
No set time
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Learning Objectives: Part 1, setting objectives
29 Nov 2019
No set time
0
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Reflection on a key issue
17 Jan 2020
No set time
15
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Learning Objectives: Part 2, reflection on objectives
31 Jan 2020
No set time
15
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. Update LinkedIn profile
7 Feb 2020
No set time
5
  • Other: Submission automatically assumed on due date
6. Further work project identification (linked to final year project)
14 Feb 2020
No set time
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
7. Technical Report Draft
21 Feb 2020
No set time
0
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
8. Technical Report Final
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
9. Student Work Performance
20
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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Online Support

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This paper has a Moodle page (http://elearn.waikato.ac.nz) where you will be able to access pdfs and assessment materials. There are also discussion forums where you can both ask and answer questions. Your technical report assignment must be submitted electronically through Moodle, no hard-copy submission is required. If your report is deemed 'confidential' please talk to your WIL Coordinator (in such cases, hard copy could be the only way to handle the report)

PLEASE NOTE: Moodle will be used for class notices and it is your responsibility to check the site regularly and read the Moodle email notifications. Instructions provided on Moodle and in lectures are considered to be given to the class as a whole.
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Workload

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This paper requires 10 weeks (minimum 400 hours) of work experience at an approved subject-related organisation.The paper is typically undertaken during summer at the end of the second year and commences after the end-of-year exams.Variations to start dates must be approved by the Paper Convenor.

Please note that this is a 30 point paper, not a 15 point paper, and the workload will reflect that of 30 points.

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Linkages to Other Papers

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Two preceding papers are ENGEN270 and ENGEN272 (the first work placement). This paper also links to ENGEN570.
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisites: ENGEN272

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricitions: ENGG372 and ENGEN371

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