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ED5914 - Individual Action Project

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Education (pre 2015)

ED5914 is offered in external mode and all tasks must be negotiated with the subject coordinator. This subject is available to all students who possess a relevant undergraduate degree or diploma approved by the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Sciences.

ED5914 comprises an individual project which encourages an action-oriented approach to sustainability education, co-operative learning and/or communication. You will work with university staff and work-based professionals or community leaders to develop a project that can be used in a formal and/or informal setting to foster at least one aspect sustainable behaviour or sustainability action. The project (a) must be sustainability-focused; (b) must concern an aspect of education, co-operative learning and/or communication; (c) must happen; and (d) involves you in creative leadership. ED5914 is an AQF level 9 subject that aims to consolidate your knowledge of socio-ecological systems and processes as you undertake 130 hours of sustainability education, co-operative learning and/or communication in practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • know how to source relevant resources and support for fostering sustainable actions in a designated setting such as a workplace or community site;
  • implement effective strategies for fostering at least one aspect of sustainability in a designated setting;
  • develop materials that encourage problem-based, action-oriented education, co-operative learning and/or communication for a particular aspect of sustainability;
  • demonstrate leadership in implementing a sustainability initiative.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - on campus tutorials may be negotiated
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project proposal and approval (15%); interim project report (35%); final project report (50%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse, Assoc. Professor Helen Boon
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - on campus tutorials may be negotiated
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project proposal and approval (15%); interim project report (35%); final project report (50%).

External, Study Period 4
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - on campus tutorials may be negotiated
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project proposal and approval (15%); interim project report (35%); final project report (50%).

External, Study Period 5
Census Date 08-May-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - on campus tutorials may be negotiated
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project proposal and approval (15%); interim project report (35%); final project report (50%).

External, Study Period 8
Census Date 21-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse, Assoc. Professor Helen Boon
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - on campus tutorials may be negotiated
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project proposal and approval (15%); interim project report (35%); final project report (50%).

External, Study Period 9
Census Date 09-Oct-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse, Assoc. Professor Helen Boon
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - on campus tutorials may be negotiated
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project proposal and approval (15%); interim project report (35%); final project report (50%).

External, Study Period 7
Census Date 10-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - on campus tutorials may be negotiated
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: project proposal and approval (15%); interim project report (35%); final project report (50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.