Innovative Applications of Practice (6855.5)
|Level:||Undergraduate Third Year Level|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths|
|Discipline:||Academic Program Area - Education|
This unit is no longer offered. Information may be available for Units in the following years:
- Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/2006 End Date: 31/12/2006
- Version 2 - Start Date: 01/01/2007 End Date: 31/12/2008
- Version 3 - Start Date: 01/01/2009 End Date: 31/12/2011
- Version 4 - Start Date: 01/01/2012 End Date: 31/12/2012
- Version 5 - Start Date: 01/01/2013 End Date: 31/12/2013
This subject will explore, through lectures, tutorials and assessment items the cutting edge of practice in counselling studies, community education and community development practices. Students will select from a range options that will allow them to reflect on and evaluate current good or innovative practice.
- Graduates are expected to be able to:a. express knowledge, ideas and opinions in their professional field, both orally and in written form, with confidence and clarity;b. present arguments and ideas effectively;c. actively listen and respond to the ideas of other people;d. negotiate effectively; ande. create and present new ideas.
- Graduates are expected to be able to locate, identify, collate, analyse, manipulate,evaluate, interpret and present information and numerical data
- Graduates are expected to be able to select and use appropriate information and communication technology to retrieve, manipulate and present information
- Graduates are expected to be able to:a. identify problems and analyse the main features of problems relevant to their professional field;b. apply appropriate problem solving processes, arguments, critical and creative thinking;c. implement and evaluate strategies for the resolution of problems;d. anticipate and define new problems; and e. identify and resolve new problems in new fields.
- Graduates are expected to be able to:a. work with others as part of a group;b. take responsibility for carrying out agreed tasks;c. be aware of the different roles and responsibilities of group membersd. evaluate group performance;e. take initiative and demonstrate leadership; andf. respect the rights of others irrespective of their cultural background, race or gender.
- Graduates are expected to:a. demonstrate entrepreneurial skills including creativity, initiative,adaptability, leadership, resourcefulness;b. have the ability to initiate new ideas, implement decisions and cope with uncertainty; and c. be able to function in a multi-cultural or global environment.
- Graduates are expected to:a. act responsibly, ethically and with integrity in the context of their profession and their obligations to society; and b. appreciate the social and cultural context of their profession
- Graduates are expected to:a. work toward improvement in society;b. understand economic, political, social, and environmental systems with an international perspective;c. act in environmentally sustainable ways; and d. accept service to the community as the primary purpose for professional life.
- 9. Graduates are expected to:a. be independent self-directed learners with the capacity and motivation for lifelong learning;b. be aware of how they best learn;c. possess self-knowledge and the ability to assess their own performance critically and accurately; d. have an understanding of how to apply their knowledge and abilities to many different contexts and fields.
Up to 3 hours per week or equivalent.
Successful completion of all Community Development Major units: 'Advocacy and Inclusion' and 'Community Development Principles and Practice' and 'Community Work' or 'Working with Communities' and 'Sustainable Communities' and 'Ethical and Professional Issues' OR all Counselling Major units: 'Counselling Communication' and 'Intro to Counselling Theory and Principles' and 'Group Work' and 'Alternative Dispute Resolution' and 'Ethical and Professional Issues'.