ENEP12010
Industry Practice 2

Term 2 - 2014

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General Information

Overview

This course provides students with the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge developed in the academic program to engineering practice and to develop new engineering practice skills and knowledge. They document and reflect on work activities and relate them to Engineers Australia Stage 2 Competency Standards and develop a strategic approach to personal growth in the workplace. Students are required to undertake a minimum of 24 weeks of paid work placement that may require relocation of accommodation to suit their employment.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Credit Points 12
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.25

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

 

ENEP11010

Industry Practice Review AND

Prerequisite

ENEP12007

Engineering Business Fundamentals

Prerequisite

 

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some courses, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Offerings

Term 2 - 2014
Rockhampton

Website

This course has a website, within the Moodle system, which is available two weeks before the start of term. It is important that you visit your Moodle site throughout the term. Go to Moodle

Class and Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 12-credit Undergraduate course at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 24 hours of study per week, making a total of 288 hours for the course.

Class Timetable

Assessment Overview

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Portfolio 100%

This is a pass/fail (non-graded) course. To pass the course, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.

CQUniversity Policies

Previous Student Feedback

Evaluation

Term 2 - 2013: The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.1 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 24% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every course is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.
Feedback Source Recommendation
There could be more emphasis to employers that we are students and are studying part time. "Have your say" feedback Supervisors guide be made more readily available to supervisors and a welcome email to be sent to direct supervisors after students provide contact details

Course Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
  1. Apply skills and knowledge developed in the academic program to engineering practice in an engineering organisation.
  2. Develop engineering practice skills and knowledge to complement the skills and knowledge developed in the program.
  3. Record and reflect on work activities and map them to Engineers Australia Stage 2 Competency Standards.
  4. Develop a strategic approach to personal growth in the workplace.
  5. Document the structure, products and services of an engineering organisation.

Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes

Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Portfolio

Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes

o Introductory Level
o Intermediate Level
o Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1. Communication o o o o o
2. Problem Solving   o      
3. Critical Thinking   o      
4. Information Literacy   o   o o
5. Team Work   o      
6. Information Technology Competence o o o o o
7. Cross Cultural Competence   o      
8. Ethical practice   o      

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes

o Introductory Level
o Intermediate Level
o Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 - Portfolio o o o o o o o o

Textbooks and Resources

Textbook Information

There are no required textbooks.

IT Resources

You will need access to the following IT resources:
  • CQUniversity Student Email
  • Internet
  • Course Website (Moodle)

Referencing Style

All submissions for this course must use the Harvard (author-date) referencing style (details can be obtained here). For further information, see the Assessment Tasks below.

Teaching Contacts

Course CoordinatorIan Devenish
Note: Check the Term-Specific section for any additional contact information provided by the teaching team

Schedule

Week Begin Date Module/Topic Chapter Events and Submissions
Week 1 30-06-2014

Provide Supervisor with Supervisors Guide. Record Experiences in weekly journal, begin developing job objectives

Week 2 07-07-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, develop placement objectives

Week 3 14-07-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, develop placement objectives

Week 4 21-07-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, document placement objectives

Week 5 28-07-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Vacation Week 04-08-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 6 11-08-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review job objectives

Week 7 18-08-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 8 25-08-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 9 01-09-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 10 08-09-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 11 15-09-2014

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 12 22-09-2014
Review/Exam Week 29-09-2014
Exam Week 06-10-2014

Assessment Tasks

1. Portfolio

Assessment Title Portfolio
Task Description

The assessment consists of a portfolio which must include:

  1. Company information.
  2. Placement Objectives—at least four objectives established relative to the work experience.
  3. Weekly Journal—one for each week of work experience. The Weekly Journal must include reference to the related Engineers Australia Competency Standards Stage 2 - Professional Engineer
  4. Employer’s evaluation.

A Guide to Assessment and Reporting, and the forms required for the Weekly JournalPlacement Objectives and Employer's Evaluation are available on the Moodle Course site.

Assessment Due Date Monday, Week 3 Term 1, 2015 (Monday 9th March 2015)
Return Date to Students Within 2 weeks of submission
Weighting 100%
Assessment Criteria

Pass / Fail.  This item will be assessed on a basis of either passing or failing. 

Referencing Style Harvard (author-date)
Submission Online

Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

1. Apply skills and knowledge developed in the academic program to engineering practice in an engineering organisation.

2. Develop engineering practice skills and knowledge to complement the skills and knowledge developed in the program.

3. Record and reflect on work activities and map them to Engineers Australia Stage 2 Competency Standards.

4. Develop a strategic approach to personal growth in the workplace.

5. Document the structure, products and services of an engineering organisation.

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

1. Communication

2. Problem Solving

3. Critical Thinking

4. Information Literacy

5. Team Work

6. Information Technology Competence

7. Cross Cultural Competence

8. Ethical practice