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41065 IT Experience Reflection

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UTS: Information Technology
Credit points: 6 cp
Result type: Pass fail, no marks

Requisite(s): 31016 Career Management for IT Professionals AND 41061 IT Professional Experience 1 AND 41062 IT Professional Experience 2 AND 41071 Work Integrated Learning 1 AND 41072 Work Integrated Learning 2 AND 41063c IT Professional Experience 3 AND 41064c IT Professional Experience 4 AND 41073c Work Integrated Learning 3 AND 41074c Work Integrated Learning 4
The lower case 'c' after the subject code indicates that the subject is a corequisite. See definitions for details.

Description

This subject involves formal planning of regular improvement of your professional understanding gained from work experience undertaken in work integrated learning subjects 41071 through to 41074, describing your IT workplace integrated learning.

Subject learning objectives (SLOs)

Upon successful completion of this subject students should be able to:

1. Develop attribute claims based on the UTS Graduate Attributes and competency claims based on the SFIA framework, for providing a foundation for future employment.
2. Provide a well rounded identity as an IT Professional by developing an understanding of the Risks, Constraints and Skills (both Transferable and Technical) experienced in the workplace.

Course intended learning outcomes (CILOs)

This subject also contributes specifically to the development of the following Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs):

  • Communication and coordination - Engineering and IT practice involves the coordination of a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary activities to arrive at problem and design solutions. (E.0)
  • Communicate effectively in ways appropriate to the discipline, audience and purpose. (E.1)

Contribution to the development of graduate attributes

The subject will assist students to demonstrate their attainment of Graduate Attributes and SFIA attributes relevant to the workplace

Teaching and learning strategies

There will be workshops arranged around developing the ePortfolio, writing up a report based on this material (including a SWOT analysis) and providing an Oral Presentation. Students will come together and share their work experiences. Students are advised to attend the first two workshops to prepare for their final presentation. Students are advised to write up their deliverables at the completion of their work experience and prior to the first workshop easly in the session.

You tutor will be available using the contact on UTSOnline

You will be advised on UTSOnline and via email the timing and locaition of tutorials and the format and how to submit your deliverable.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Draft ePortfolio submission

Intent:

To provide students with an opportunity to get feedback on their work before final submission.

Objective(s):

This assessment task addresses the following subject learning objectives (SLOs):

1 and 2

This assessment task contributes to the development of the following course intended learning outcomes (CILOs):

D.1 and D.2

Type: Portfolio
Groupwork: Individual
Weight: 10%
Criteria linkages:
Criteria Weight (%) SLOs CILOs
Complete ePortfolio from internship experience 50 1 D.2
Start to research background resources to improve skill set 50 2 D.1
SLOs: subject learning objectives
CILOs: course intended learning outcomes

Assessment task 2: Peer review of ePortfiolio at workshop

Intent:

Broaden understanding of IT work experience.

Objective(s):

This assessment task addresses the following subject learning objectives (SLOs):

1 and 2

This assessment task contributes to the development of the following course intended learning outcomes (CILOs):

D.2 and F.1

Type: Reflection
Groupwork: Group, individually assessed
Weight: 5%
Criteria linkages:
Criteria Weight (%) SLOs CILOs
Review Peer's ePortfolio 50 1 D.2
Understand rubric for evaluating own work 50 2 F.1
SLOs: subject learning objectives
CILOs: course intended learning outcomes

Assessment task 3: Competency Claims and SWOT Analysis ePortfolio submission

Intent:

To summaries and reflect on the learning and experience gained during the IT practice program; and to provide a resource during the Viva Voce.

Objective(s):

This assessment task addresses the following subject learning objectives (SLOs):

1 and 2

This assessment task contributes to the development of the following course intended learning outcomes (CILOs):

B.6 and E.1

Type: Portfolio
Groupwork: Individual
Weight: 40%
Criteria linkages:
Criteria Weight (%) SLOs CILOs
Write report based on Portfolio reflecting on workplace experience as a developing IT Professional 50 2 E.1
Incorporate feedback to improve competencies and attribute claims from Portfolio 50 1 B.6
SLOs: subject learning objectives
CILOs: course intended learning outcomes

Assessment task 4: Peer review of Report

Intent:

Improve understanding of competency claims.

Objective(s):

This assessment task addresses the following subject learning objectives (SLOs):

1 and 2

This assessment task contributes to the development of the following course intended learning outcomes (CILOs):

D.2 and F.1

Type: Reflection
Groupwork: Group, individually assessed
Weight: 5%
Criteria linkages:
Criteria Weight (%) SLOs CILOs
Review Peer report and evaluate other's experience 50 1 D.2
Understand rubric for report review 50 2 F.1
SLOs: subject learning objectives
CILOs: course intended learning outcomes

Assessment task 5: Viva Voce

Intent:

To determine whether students are ready to practice in IT competently and professionally.

Objective(s):

This assessment task addresses the following subject learning objectives (SLOs):

1 and 2

This assessment task contributes to the development of the following course intended learning outcomes (CILOs):

E.0 and E.1

Type: Presentation
Groupwork: Individual
Weight: 40%
Criteria linkages:
Criteria Weight (%) SLOs CILOs
Present an overview of their expereince and developing identity as an IT Professional 50 2 E.0
Answer questions relating to their experience 50 1 E.1
SLOs: subject learning objectives
CILOs: course intended learning outcomes

Minimum requirements

Assessment is via a series of deliverables. It is a pass/fail result - grades will not be allocated i.e. (C, D, HD)

If you do not submit your deliverables by "(announced due date via UTS ONLINE)"(either because you forgot, or you do not yet have the required 9 months of work experience) your results may be withheld for this subject. You will have to contact Sri Madhisetty on 9514 4550 to explain your situation as to why you could not submit your deliverables on time.