Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:July, Dookie - Taught on campus.
To be offered at the Dookie campus of the University as an intensive five-day (Monday to Friday) teaching block, including lectures, group activities and guest speakers, the week before the start of Semester 2. Single room accommodation, with shared bathroom facilities, and catering available on campus. Residential fees not included in subject tuition fee. (Residential fees subsidised for Bachelor of Agriculture students)
This subject has a pre-teaching period. Students must read some prescribed readings during the pre-teaching period and commence the intensive with the expectation of completing a writing exercise based on these readings.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Margaret Ayre
Students will use case studies in agricultural systems to explore how learning and practice change occur in natural resource management and agriculture. The subject will provide students with an understanding of how and why people take up knowledge and information and as well as the impediments to adoption. Students will develop the skills to enable them to generate, acquire, apply and make accessible the knowledge needed to enhance material, human, social and environmental wellbeing.
On completion of this subject students will have developed:
Jennings, J., Packham, R. And Woodside, D. (ed.) 2011. Shaping Change: Natural Resource Management, Agriculture and the Role of Extension. Australia: Australiasia-Pacific Extension Network.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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This subject encompasses particular generic skills. On completion of the subject, students should have the:
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