GEDU407 – Directed Project

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Module code
GEDU407
Module title
Directed Project
Prescription
The aim of this module is to enable students to research, design and carry out a project aligned with their identified career goals.
Programmes
  • EF1804
  • EU7000
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
70
Self directed hours
80
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Identify a project aligned with a career goal.
Develop a project plan and expected outcomes.
Undertake the project and report on key findings.
Content
-Transferrable skills; interpersonal skills, managing self, teamwork, time management, initiative, responsibility, reliability, communication skills, conflict resolution
-Professional practice attributes; problem solving; decision-making, researching, professional and ethical behaviours
-Career specific skills and knowledge relevant to a range of career pathways
-Project design
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Conferencing with Foundation and subject specialists will form a core component of this module. Students will also gain knowledge, skills, capabilities and attitudes by participating in classroom and practical sessions that may include face to face tutor led targeted teaching sessions; tutor demonstrations; collaborative group activities and discussions; student seminars and/or presentations; simulated activities and role plays; guest speakers; and practical workshops. All teaching and learning will be web-supported.
Assessment Criteria
Portfolio 100
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. To pass this module, students must attempt each component and achieve an overall pass grade of 50.
Learning and Teaching Resource
A full set of resources will be issued for this module, including course work and assessment materials, a list of recommended/required texts/library books, and web-based resources. Students will also be encouraged to use the library and other resources that can be accessed at Wintec.