Law Reform and Social Change (11269.1)
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|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
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|Canberra Law School||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify and explain law reform processes and their relationship to public policy using civil and criminal case studies;
2. Apply theories of law as a regulatory instrument to analyse law in relation to its political, social, economic and cultural contexts; and
3. Undertake research, analysis and argument in relation to current law reform issues.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
4. UC graduates are able to demonstrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing - use Indigenous histories and traditional ecological knowledge to develop and augment understanding of their discipline
Prerequisites11235 Introduction to Politics and Government OR 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice OR 11257 Law and Society OR 11378 Introduction to Public Policy
Incompatible units11470 Law Reform and Social Change PG
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None. Materials will be provided on the unit Canvas site.
Required IT skills
This unit involves online meetings in real time using the Virtual Room in your UCLearn teaching site. The Virtual Room allows you to communicate in real time with your lecturer and other students. To participate verbally, rather than just typing, you will need a microphone. For best audio quality we recommend a microphone and speaker headset. For more information and to test your computer, go to the Virtual Room in your UCLearn site and 'Join Course Room'. This will trigger a tutorial to help familiarise you with the functionality of the virtual room.
You will also be required to record a video presentation.
Work placement, internships or practicums
The main assessment item in this unit constitutes practical training in preparing and analysing a submission to an inquiry, which simulates a workplace task for various employment roles in civil society and government.