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ARTS 3100 - Community Engagement Learning Project

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Summer School
Session: Summer Session 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 6 hours in the classroom plus approximately 15 hours per week work placement
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Discovery Experience – Working: Yes
Quota: A quota will apply
Pre-Requisite: At least 6 units of Level II undergraduate study
Incompatible: ARTS 2100
Assessment: Academic essay (2500 words) 45%, Group project (1500 words) 30%, Reflection paper (500 words) 15%, Participation 10%

The Community Engagement Learning Project is a short course that provides students with the opportunity to engage with a not-for-profit or government organisation by undertaking a group project identified by the organisation. Students will meet with leaders of the organisation and present their project work at the end of the course. As an alternative, students may organise a 20-hour placement in a not-for-profit or government organisation, subject to the approval of the course coordinator. The course has an important academic component. Students will explore the concept of community engagement, the role of the community sector in Australia, the context in which the sector operates, and the tools the sector has available to it to deliver services, influence policy and programs, and provide information to its client groups. Students will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills through the seminar program as well as engaging with a local organisation that delivers services to the community. Attendance at seminars is compulsory.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Summer School Mon 03/02/2020 Mon 10/02/2020 Thu 20/02/2020 Wed 26/02/2020

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
92132 SE01 70 57 29 Jan - 19 Feb Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Horace Lamb, 422, Teaching Room