Global Peace and Conflict Studies (8167.4)
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|Discipline Of Communication And Media||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesOn completion of this unit students, will be able to:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the key theories and debates concerning the origins of violence and conflict;
2. explain the major approaches to ending violent conflict and building a lasting peace;
3. critically analyse the debates surrounding contemporary conflicts.
Graduate attributes2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
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
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
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
Assumed knowledgeACT: English (T) major, NSW: English Advanced.
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All required readings are available through the unit website on UCLearn.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Both hard copies and an electronic copies of the essay and literature review must be submitted, the former to the tutor's pigeon hole in Bldg 20, and the latter via the relevant UCLearn drop box.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
There is an expectation that students will attend and participate in all tutorials, as such participation is an important and significant component of the learning design. From our experience, there is a significant link between a student's attendance/ participation, and the quality of their learning outcomes demonstrated in submitted assessment items.
Required IT skills
Students are expected to be competent in using UCLearn, have a basic level of word processing competency and be able to present their essay in electronic and paper formats, and be proficient at using the internet and library electronic databases for research purposes.
Work placement, internships or practicums