Industry Based Learning 3 (8789.3)
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|Faculty Of Arts And Design
|Discipline Of Built Environment And Design
|Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
The following areas will be taught as part of this subject:
Human resources and industrial relations in the construction industry.
Higher level report writing techniques.
A major dissertation.
Learning outcomes1. demonstrate an understand of the issues of human resources and industrial relations pertaining to the building and construction industry;
2. prepare major reports for the construction industry with minimal supervision;
3. undertake research and literature surveys relevant to the building construction industry.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
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
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 - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Australian Institute of Building (AIB) requirements for graduates
The academic content for this unit forms part of the attainment of Australian Institute of Building (AIB) skills and attributes of a Building Graduate, as referred to in the AIB Standards of Accreditation, Academic Standards Booklet.
Ability to integrate and appropriately apply building discipline knowledge from the following knowledge domains: Technical, Legal, Management, Construction Economics.
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning & PD; Understanding of, and ability to articulate & promote the codes of practice of the AIB; Understanding of the roles and responsibilities of professional construction manager in the development of building; strive for excellence and promote innovation.
Able to communicate professionally in all work related situations; Respect and maintain security and privacy of information; Understanding of the use of information and communication technology in the construction industry (e.g. CAD, BIM); Able to apply negotiation skills in a range of professional practice contexts.
Able to identify and evaluate information to make reasoned and informed decisions; Recognize and assess interactions between stakeholders; Able to critically evaluate different views and complex information and propose justifiable solutions; Able to challenge established positions using evidence and reasoning
Demonstrate creativity and innovation through personal leadership; Contribute to a culture that promotes innovation.
Prerequisites8787 Industry Based Learning 1 AND
8788 Industry Based Learning 2.
Incompatible units8040 BBCM Industry Based Learning B.
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Lists of required texts/readings
There are no required texts for this unit
For Unit readings and resources in the University of Canberra Library
Link to search page for Unit Readings (print materials)
Link to search page for eReserve (electronic materials)
University of Canberra (2007). A guide to referencing with examples in the APA and Harvard styles [5th ed.]. Canberra, ACT, Australia: University of Canberra library and academic skills program.
This can be accessed through the University of Canberra Library (it should be noted that as the university has only one license only one person can be logged on at any one time, therefore logging off is highly important and improper use is frowned upon).
Access to University's subscribed databases:
The University subscribes to a number of on-line bibliographic databases. These can be accessed via the University homepage. Select ‘For Students', then under ‘Internet Services' click on ‘Database and E-journal access'. Each of the databases offers several thousand current journal articles in full text form. You might also like to browse through the Library's collection of Electronic and Print Journals.
The Australian Institute of Building
The Australian Institute of Building (AIB) is pleased to make available a range of reference publications for purchase. In addition, the Institute publishes a range of magazines and newsletters that provide an update on commercial, technical and regulatory factors that influence the building profession, including the Construct magazine and Construct Monthly newsletter.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
This unit is an ungraded pass unit and passes will be shown as UP on transcripts. To pass this unit all assessable items must be completed and exceed a pass level of 50%.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Sections of this unit are designed to be delivered as distance learning however contact between the convener and student is considered as of the utmost importance. Face to face availability can be found in the lecturers email signature section. During the course of the unit the convener may have to send important information to students regarding assessment tasks and therefore students need to regularly check for these communications.
Required IT skills
You are assumed to have adequate skills in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs, Internet browsers and search engines. You are also assumed to be familiar with Moodle. If you feel you do not have adequate skills, please discuss the matter with the unit convener.
Work placement, internships or practicums
Industry Based Learning 3 (8789) is a work integrated learning unit comprising of 30 working days in the industry combined with on-line unit material.