Introduction to Planning (7967.4)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Built Environment and Design|
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- Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145817) - View
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This unit introduces the theory, processes and values underlying planning. The history of planning in Australia is outlined and related to the governance structures in Australia and the Australian Constitution. An introduction is made of major planning issues currently facing Australia and intergovernmental relationships and responsibilities are explored. Heritage conservation and planning for diversity are introduced. Introductory skills in spatial awareness are developed.
1. Understanding of the nature of planning.
2. Knowledge of the history of planning and the role of planning in society.
3. Knowledge of the role of government, community and the private sector in governance, particularly as it relates to land use planning and regional development policy.
4. An understanding of cultural history and place and social diversity.
5. An understanding of the major planning issues currently facing Australia.
3 hours a week of lectures and tutorials.