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GSC3001 - Cooperative Placement

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Marianne Robinson


Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


The unit will emphasise reflective learning, active self-monitoring and the transfer of skills between academic study and the requirements of the job and the workplace. Students will set learning goals in consultation with their academic supervisor and regular contact and consultation will be undertaken to ensure that the connection between academic and workplace learning is maintained.


Students completing this unit they will demonstrate:

  1. a sound understanding of the requirements of working with others in a position of responsibility;
  2. well developed skills of job planning, time management and the organisation of work in a cooperative fashion
  3. application of the knowledge and skills acquired during their academic studies to the requirements of the workplace
  4. an ability to set personal goals and to find and use the resources to pursue these goals in a way appropriate to the workplace.


Learning contract (1000 words) : 10%
Annotated Bibliography (2000 Words) : 20%
Journal (500 words/month, total 3000 words) : 35%
Final Report (3000 words) : 35%
Students are encouraged to participate in an on-line discussion group about their placement expereinces

Contact hours

No contact hours


Registration in the Co-operative Education Program and satisfactory progress