Introduces students to the fundamentals of community engagement and the practical application of engagement methods in a professional context. The unit examines design of engagement programs, principles of program delivery, engagement methods and techniques and evaluation in a land use planning context. This unit includes a community engaged learning component to support the development of practical skills for professional application.
Topic 1: Community Engagement Theory.
Topic 2: Community Engagement and Decision Making in Planning.
Topic 3: Program Design and Principles.
Topic 4: Community Engagement Techniques and Their Application.
Topic 5: Evaluation and Interpreting Outputs and Feedback.
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||demonstrate an understanding of the principles of sound community engagement||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||apply community engagement principles and processes within a land use planning context||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||design, implement and evaluate a community engagement program with multiple elements||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|4||interpret and critically evaluate information and feedback received as a result of community engagement activities.||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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