HUMN 3103 Group Project

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102741

Coordinator Anna Pertierra Opens in new window

Description This unit is designed to extend the employability, professional skills and networks of Bachelor of Arts students. Every year, a range of options will be offered to students. These may involve activities as diverse as group research projects with existing available databases; simulation projects with 'real world' problems determined in partnership with an external agency or internal Western organisational unit; the development of a small-scale event that services a School objective and a community need; or a disciplinary or inter-disciplinary capstone project. The common objective is the development of students' skills in collaboration and team work through a focus on authentic tasks and problem-solving.

School Humanities & Comm Arts

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Restrictions Successful completion of 160 credit points of study in currently enrolled program and students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: 1651 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) 1652 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) 1655 - Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars) 1706 - Bachelor of Arts 1739 - Bachelor of International Studies (Dean's Scholars) 1822 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean�fs Scholars 1823 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean�fs Scholars 1658 - Bachelor of International Studies 6005 - Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts 6019 - Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) 6021 - Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Critically analyse a current community, organisational or professional need or problem.
  2. Work effectively in teams to design and deliver a group project in response to an identified need or problem.
  3. Apply advanced level disciplinary, or inter-disciplinary, skills and knowledges to �ereal world�f problems.
  4. Communicate project outcomes effectively in appropriate formats.
  5. Reflect on their implementation of the task, its value to society, and their personal and professional knowledge and skill development.

Subject Content

Identification and analysis of a contemporary problem, or challenge, suitable for a semester-long group project.
The design and implementation of a semester long group project.
Communication of the project outcomes in appropriate formats.
Reflection on the group process and outcomes of the project.
Self-reflection on the roles undertaken, and the personal and professional benefits of participation.


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Professional Task: Analysis/Proposal 500 words 15 N Group
Applied Project: Report (30%) and Presentation (25%) 2,000 words & 20 minutes 55 N Group
Reflection: Report 1,500 words 30 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 2

Parramatta - Victoria Rd


Subject Contact Anna Pertierra Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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