Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 5 hours of seminars/workshops per week |
Total Time Commitment:
150 credit points of undergraduate study
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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
CoordinatorProf David Shallcross
Prof David Shallcross
This subject aims to engage students in the process of designing a proposal to lead change in a “real world” complex problem.
Topics covered include leadership, community development, teamwork, the design process and reflective practice. Processes include reflective writing, teamwork, and proposal development.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
1. Reflective journal (30%). This includes:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) 1 to 7 are all addressed in the reflective journal.
2. Active participation (20%). This includes:
ILOs 1 to 7 are addressed through active participation in classes.
3. Stakeholder needs analysis due around week 5 requiring 10-13 hours of work (10%). This individual submission with form part of the team Final Report.
4. Design option due around week 9 requiring 10-13 hours of work (10%). This individual submission with form part of the team Final Report.
5. Final Proposal (30%):
ILOs 1 to 7 are all addressed in the final proposal.
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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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At the end of this subject students should have developed:
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
This is a project-based design subject. A series of multidisciplinary lectures address leadership, change process, wicked problems and community development. Students work in small teams to complete a proposal for leading change in a “real world” problem. Students are expected to attend all classes and to keep a weekly reflective journal.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Students will have access to lecture notes and lecture slides. The subject LMS site also contains a range of resources about leadership, the design process, reflective practice, teamwork, and community development. A private Facebook group will be created on the University of Melbourne Facebook page where resources about the individual team projects will be shared.
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