Courses & Units

Learning Through Practice A (Workplace) BAA506

Introduction

This unit is structured around a range of postgraduate student work experiences. The unit recognises that students with more than five years work experience (and particularly where they have used high level judgement in varied or specialised contexts) have already gained a considerable amount of codified and tacit knowledge.

Through a wide range of activities in the workplace, potential postgraduate students grow professional skills and capabilities relevant to both leadership and management. The unit seeks to recognise this experience by developing with the student the frameworks and tools to understand how they, as adults, can acknowledge and understand what deeper learning has occurred, what capabilities have been developed and how these skills and capabilities might be applied.

Participation in the unit requires deep reflection on, and articulation of, the skills and knowledge gained through these different learning and life experiences. The unit is designed to foster skills and capacity in:

  • Adult learning (approaches and styles)
  • Reflective and deliberative practice - as manager and supervisor
  • Awareness of leadership and management approaches and styles
  • Building effective organisational and workplace cultures
  • Academic conventions and written communication

Through a number of different learning approaches students are given the opportunity to reflect on their experiences, and to draw from these experiences examples of skills learned and where they have been applied.

Summary

Unit name Learning Through Practice A (Workplace)
Unit code BAA506
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Tasmanian School of Business & Economics|Institute of Regional Development
Coordinator

Dr Christine Angel

Teaching staff

Dr Christine Angel, Professor Janelle Allison & Mr Rob Nielsen

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 070303

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Intensive mode

Assessment

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Textbooks

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