Provides students with real-world collaborative active learning opportunities located in community organisations or settings and meets community needs through the application of disciplinary knowledge and practice. Develops skills that contribute to students' ability to act as ethical and socially responsible citizens through ongoing critical self-reflection, collaboration, active listening and dialogue.
Topic 1 Introduction to citizenship and social responsibility
Topic 2 Concepts underpinning community partnerships
Topic 3 Reflection in community-based learning
Topic 4 Participatory methods in community-based learning
Topic 5 Designing a collaborative partnership
Topic 6 Ethics and social responsibility
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate understanding of critical and active citizenship, including ethical and social responsibility, In their disciplinary context||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|2||demonstrate understanding of the concepts of mutuality, reciprocity and respect in the context of a community partnership||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills|
|3||show capacity for reflection on their experience demonstrated through reflective writing||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|4||demonstrate understanding of the range of participatory methods appropriate for collaborative partnership projects||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|5||negotiate and complete a collaborative agreement in the context of a broader university-community partnership.||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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