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Service Learning in Indigenous Community - SLIC3000

Year - 2018

This unit is designed for students in their advanced year(s) of undergraduate studies and provides them with the opportunity to work on an interdisciplinary project in one of the University's Indigenous Service Learning Hubs. Students will work on real-world projects that have been prioritised and identified by Indigenous communities, applying their disciplinary expertise and gaining valuable experience in working across disciplinary boundaries. Students will integrate cultural competence learning and meaningful community service with instruction and reflection through project-based learning.

Classes
The learning model includes an initial trip to, and accommodation at the Indigenous Service Learning Hub, project work during semester at the University and a return trip to the Service Learning Hub to present the project finding to the Indigenous Community(s) and Service Learning Hub stakeholders.

Assessment
500wd pre-placement preparation report (20%), 1500wd reflective essay (20%), Community engagement (10%), 3000wd Group project report (40%), Interdisciplnary group work (10%)

Additional information
This unit is selective and requires application through faculty/school, and interview by a Service Learning unit of study panel.

Assumed knowledge
Advanced level disciplinary knowledge and strong written and oral communication skills.

Details

Faculty: University-wide

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Service Learning in Indigenous Community
Study Mode: Field experience
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: University-wide

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Service Learning in Indigenous Community
Study Mode: Field experience
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
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