Professional Orientation (Arts) (10333.2)
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|Faculty Of Arts And Design
|School Of Arts And Communications
|Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify the personal skills, capabilities and knowledge necessary to meet the work standards expected by the arts sector and related industries in the workplace;
2. Map out their academic and professional trajectories over the next five years in an eportfolio; and
3. Understand the parameters and diverse opportunities of your discipline and to locate where and how you might play a role in it.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
Incompatible units10334 Professional Orientation (Built Environment), 10335 Professional Orientation (Communication & Media), 10336 Professional Orientation (Design)
Equivalent units9799 Foundations of Professional Practice
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Readings will be provided on the Canvas site
There is a significant link between student participation and the quality of learning outcomes demonstrated in submitted assignments. Students are expected to attend or view the lectures, and to attend and actively participate in the tutorial sessions to achieve the learning outcomes of this unit.
Students are expected to regularly check the Canvas site and their university email for new information, readings and pre-tutorial activities relevant to the unit.
Students must arrange to attend the Arts Cafe (week 6) and the Professional Conversation (week 13). Note that these activities will not be on the same weekday/time as normal lectures and tutorials.
Students must also be present for their presentation for Assignment 2 (week 11) unless alternative arrangements have been made and approved in writing with their group members and tutor prior to week 11.
Required IT skills
Use of standard word processing, email, image processing and presentation software (such as Powerpoint) is required. Students are expected to learn to use a website platform of their choice for their e-portfolio.
Work placement, internships or practicums