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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Pre-requisites

192 Credit Points in any SCU units (any 16 SCU units)

Unit aim

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.

Unit content

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

Learning outcomes

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.

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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
2 demonstrate understanding of the concepts of mutuality, reciprocity and respect in the context of a community partnership
3 show capacity for reflection on their experience demonstrated through reflective writing
4 demonstrate understanding of the range of participatory methods appropriate for collaborative partnership projects
5 negotiate and complete a collaborative agreement in the context of a broader university-community partnership.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate understanding of critical and active citizenship, including ethical and social responsibility, In their disciplinary context
    • GA3:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  2. demonstrate understanding of the concepts of mutuality, reciprocity and respect in the context of a community partnership
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  3. show capacity for reflection on their experience demonstrated through reflective writing
    • GA3:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  4. demonstrate understanding of the range of participatory methods appropriate for collaborative partnership projects
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
  5. negotiate and complete a collaborative agreement in the context of a broader university-community partnership.
    • GA5:
    • GA6: