BTW699 - Work Term

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Subject Title
Work Term

Subject Description
Co-op education is meant to provide learners with the opportunity to integrate academic learning with relevant work experience.  It reinforces academic learning by placing the student in a ?learn by doing? mode in a genuine business setting, and provides true context for all professional and liberal studies.  The work experience allows for the demonstration of communication skills and the application of technical knowledge related to the course of study.  The learner will gain an understanding of the different roles within an organization and the various management functions.

Credit Status
1 credit in the Bachelor of Informatics & Security  and the Bachelor of Software Development program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

• Initiate acquisition of new skills through the study of learned resources to become proficient in the technical environment
• Apply time management skills to meet assigned deadlines
• Maintain a log journal to record progress on work term learning contract
• Demonstrate effective interpersonal and team building skills
• Conduct demonstrations and presentations as required by management
• Conduct an informational interview with a professional in the field
• Appraise the structure of the organization and its established practices
• Demonstrate fulfillment of additional requirements identified in collaboration with the employer

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.