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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 4186

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101716

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

This course will provide students with an opportunity to undertake a community service project in order to develop an appreciation for how their discpline knowledge intersects with community (as distinct from corporate) need.

Course content

Students will work in multi-discplinary teams to manage real projects and solve real problems experienced by community organisations. They will work with the community partner to understand their needs, scope the project and develop viable and sustainable solutions.

Students will complete a learning journal throughout the course which reflects on the progress of the project, their use of the knowledge and skills taught throughout their degree, and the relevance of the service learning project experience to their future careers.

The full list of Community Service Learning Projects can be found at http://www.unisa.edu.au/cslproject

Please contact Andrea Duff on 8302 3233 or e-mail andrea.duff@unisa.edu.au prior to enrolling to lodge your expression of interest.

 

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Directed Study (Community Based Project Work) 8 hours x 10 weeks approx
Workshop 2 hours x 8 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Directed Study (Community Based Project Work) 8 hours x 10 weeks approx
Workshop 2 hours x 8 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment 1, Project Proposal (Project Plan, Individual and Team Learning Agreement) 1000 words 15% N/A
Assignment 2, Final report and presentation (Process used, Project outcomes, Lessons Learnt, Recommendations) 2500 words 50% N/A
Assignment 3, Learning Journal (Reflection on knowledge and skills used, experience throughout the project, learning, applicability to future career) 1000 words 35% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 1, Project Proposal (Project Plan, Individual and Team Learning Agreement) 1000 words 15% N/A
Assignment 2, Final report and presentation (Process used, Project outcomes, Lessons Learnt, Recommendations) 2500 words 50% N/A
Assignment 3, Learning Journal (Reflection on knowledge and skills used, experience throughout the project, learning, applicability to future career) 1000 words 35% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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