Introduces students to the theory and practice of conflict and conflict resolution including techniques and processes for managing conflict situations. Provides an opportunity for students to develop insight into the interconnection between conflict, culture, power and gender, and to critically analyse contemporary conflicts and possible conflict management strategies to deal with them.
Unit contentUnderstanding, responding to, and managing conflict in personal and group situations, including within work organisations.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Critically evaluate theories and models of conflict, conflict management and conflict resolution.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Understand the nature of conflict, including its constructive and negative aspects.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Develop skills in dealing with conflicts they encounter.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Analyse the strengths and limitations of contemporary strategies for conflict management and resolution.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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