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Orientation 2013

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Orientation 2013

  1. 1. LIBRARY STUDIES ORIENTATION 2013
  2. 2. CHANGES THAT AFFECT YOU New School New Course New Location Changes to curriculum organisation Credit transfer RPL Work placement Contacting me
  3. 3. SHIFT HAPPENS Youtube
  4. 4. TIMETABLE CHANGES/INFORMATION Copyright unit Technology unit Importance of checking information Absence in September /October
  5. 5. CHANGES TO TIMETABLE Students are responsible for making sure they turn up at the rightclass If in doubt ask The new scheduling will take some adapting but you still need tocheck when you are required.
  6. 6. UNIVERSITY OF BALLARAT CONTACTS Deirdre Wilmott 53278053 • Email d.wilmott@ballarat.edu.au SEA (School administration) Angela Bell 53279722 • a.bell@ballarat.edu.au Dean of School Dr John McDonald Deputy Dean. Dr Jennifer Jones-O’Neil
  7. 7. S C H O O L O F E D U C AT I O N A N D ARTS-HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES School page • http://www.ballarat.edu.au/schools/education-and-arts/humanities- and-social-sciences Student resources • http://www.ballarat.edu.au/schools/education-and-arts/student- resources
  8. 8. LIBRARY CENTRAL Most information will be posted on Moodle shell Library Centralabout changes to timetable my absences or availability Job opportunities Contacting students
  9. 9. MT HELEN TRANSFER JUNE 2013 (Maybe) Classes will be held at Mt Helen when I transfer out (If I don’t retire/leave/fall off a horse/win tatts) Will advise during the year
  10. 10. DIPLOMA OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES Total number of units = 19 7 core units plus 12 elective units of which: 9 units must be from Group A and/or Group B elective units below 3 units may be from Group A, B and/or C and/or from a CertificateIV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level qualification in any endorsedTraining Package or accredited course.
  11. 11. LIBRARY QUALIFICATION Note: To meet Library Technician skill requirements, at least 7elective units must be from Group A. AT least 750 hours BUT To meet ALIA (AUSTRALIAN LIBRARYASSOCIATION) requirements will be 800+
  12. 12. ARCHIVIST AND MUSEUM QUALIFICATION SAME core 7 units CUL11 Library, Information and Cultural Services TrainingPackage supports the many different ways that people currentlyundertake paid and unpaid work ingalleries, libraries, archives, records and museums Those undertaking the Events section, could consider work inMuseums
  13. 13. D I P L O M A O F L I B R A RY A N D I N F O R M AT I O N S E RV I C E S - C O R E UNITS BSBCUS501B Manage quality customer service BSBOHS509A Ensure a safe workplace BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness CULIND401A Consolidate and maintain industry knowledge CULINL601A Extend own information literacy skills to locate information CULRSK501A Monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group based learning
  14. 14. DIPLOMA OF LIBRARY ANDINFORMATION SERVICES - CORE UNITS LIBRARY You need at least 7 out of 8 • CULICM601A Contribute to collection management • CULINL501A Promote literature and reading • CULINM401A Complete a range of cataloguing activities • CULINM502A Provide subject access and classify material • CULINM503A Use and monitor advanced functions of integrated library management • systems • CULINS402A Obtain information from external and networked sources • CULINS403A Search library and information databases • CULINS501A Research and analyse information to meet customer needs
  15. 15. ELECTIVE BSBWOR402A Promote team effectivenessand CULDMT301A Provide multimedia support ICAWEB201A Use social media tools for collaboration andengagement ICAICT308A Use advanced features of computer applications
  16. 16. Or ELECTIVE CUSGEN05B Make presentations TAEDES401A Design and develop learning programs CULEVP503A Develop and promote activities, events and public programs
  17. 17. COURSE ORGANISATION Eight “super units” Attend approximately 3 weekends per super unit Complete 4 units per semester Finish in two years Less repetition in the course Access to teacher during study period Fits in with semester schedules
  18. 18. ISSUES You need to be careful of census date if you withdraw as you willlose money for all 3 units. Assignments will be larger Less elective options
  19. 19. RPL(RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING) Must address Critical aspects for assessment and evidencerequired to demonstrate competency in this unit You must provide satisfactory evidence that you can do thesethings . You cannot just send a letter from your supervisor saying youwork in a library
  20. 20. CREDIT TRANSFER If you already have 3 units Certificate 4 or higher, you may usethese as electives as long as theya re current. All returning students have been given Credit Transfer to the newcourse as much as possible There is no charge for credit transfers.
  21. 21. WITHDRAWAL Withdraw by the census date or no money return for all 3 units Advise teacher as soon as possible and sign form or money willnot be returned If all work is not submitted you will be withdrawn not given a notcompetent which means no resubmission
  22. 22. RESUBMISSION All students are entitled to ONE resubmission for an assignment All assignments must be deemed competent for a student to begraded competant
  23. 23. IF UNITS ARE WITHDRAWN If you withdraw and have attended classes, logged into Moodle orparticipated, hours will be accredited to the University. You will only get a portion of your money back If through withdrawals and CN’s you are subsidised as a studentfor more than 1100 hours any further study will be at full fee. CN’s are counted as full hours
  24. 24. BACHELOR OF ARTS Negotiations are still in place to combine the Diploma with a Bachelorof Arts Diploma will become the first year of a Bachelor of Arts Will include to Bachelor of Arts Units HECS will be available Will probably allow enrolments through TAFE as well You can drop out with a Diploma or continue with Bachelor of ARTS.
  25. 25. BACHELOR OF ARTS Offers pathway in BA Guarantee of a place in BA Completion of Diploma/Degree in two years Pathways to post graduate qualifications in Museum and Librarystudies
  26. 26. CAREER PATHS Diploma offers careers in Archives Records Museums Libraries • National • State • Academic • Special • Schools • Public
  27. 27. BACHELOR OF ARTS UNITS RESEARCH PRACTICES • History or Film unit • Research practices unit INFORMATION LITERACY • Literature unit
  28. 28. STUDY TIPS Don’t panic Don’t panic Don’t panic Don’t fall into Depression If you do not understand ASK (chances are other people don’t understand either) Make sure you have family and work support. Access to technology ( before the kids) Let someone else cook on Saturdays and Sundays Quiet time to study Find a study buddy who can share the pain
  29. 29. STUDY TIPS Give yourself time Plan your work schedule so that you can complete assignments ontime Read requirements of the assignment carefully and make sure youunderstand what is needed If you will be late ask. Keep copies of work in two palces
  30. 30. COMPUTER UP TO DATE It is your responsibility to Use compatible software when submitting assignments Keep your computers free from virus’s Keep your software up to date ( Java Etcetera) Backup your work Store your work so that children, cats, dogs, husbands, friends, partnerswork IT etcetera, cannot destroy it, mutilate it, change it or deface it
  31. 31. DROPBOX www.dropbox.com Download app to any computer Login Share files with other people using email address. Access file on any computer Store files in the cloud
  32. 32. PAPERLESS COURSE All assignments through Moodle No acceptance of email assignments (without Prior negotiation) All feedback electronic Use of non paper resources as much as possible All communication electronic (or Voice)
  33. 33. PASSWORDS It is your responsibility to make sure all passwords work BEFOREclass. Log into Moodle a week before class starts Go over to the library and check passwords and access Wireless does not work in classroom. If you use your own laptopmake sure you have your own Internet access
  34. 34. PLAGIARISM There is lots of material about plagiarism Plagiarism can be intentional or unintentional ALWAYS cite where you got information ( not just quotes orparaphrasing) Always acknowledge other people’s contribution
  35. 35. STUDENT CONTACT Make sure that the email listed in all Moodle courses is current. If you must use the student email (not recommended) make sureyou regularly clear it out. Make sure Student Administration have your current address,phone contact and email contact.
  36. 36. GET TO KNOW YOU Meet through location Introduction Make a lunch date New Student/ Old Student Join in groups • Hate/Love technology • Hate/Love travel • Scared/ Can’t wait to study

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