The following activities will help you prepare a portfolio to record your practicum experience. The activities are designed to help you:
Download the MS Word Document template that you can work on to develop a hard copy portfolio. Save it onto your computer to access as you work through the Modules. (Click on FILE > SAVE AS..)
Module 1:Getting to know organisations
1.1 Web research
Module 2:Preparing and planning to go
A: Research the given resources and seek others to create a brief summary of the community you will be working in: demographic information.
B: Using the research from 2A, information in the discussions and reference back to Module 1, create a personal preparation checklist relevant to your placement and an up-to-date CV.
Module 3: Negotiating the workplace culture
3.1 Etiquette checklist
3.2 Describe workplace
and university cultures.
3.4 Barriers to
3.6 Clients’ rights
Module 4:Learning in workplace contexts
4.2 Reflect on Motivation
4.5 Adaptability – Preparing
Module 5:Surviving the practicum
Identify OH&S issues in your practicum. Surf the Web for work safety issues or incidents identified in your profession/vocation. Add others. Reflect on how you might prevent such issues or incidents.
Health and Safety A&B
and its application.
about organisational and interpersonal aspects of the practicum