INTERNATIONAL PLANNING STUDIO

PLA3IPS

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject uses international field studies to develop an understanding of international planning issues and cross-cultural planning practice. The subject provides flexibility and scope for studies in international planning and urban development within developed and developing world cities. It is a fieldwork, project-based subject. Depending on the study period, the destination will vary, but it will involve collaborative study and practice with an international planning agency or university. Students are required to develop an approved fieldwork program in an international setting and are required to undertake appropriate pre-trip briefings and post-trip reporting. Students are required to fund most of their trip costs.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Butt

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission and enrolment into ABURE. 30 credit points of first-year planning or Subject Coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Subject only available as part of an overseas student field visit. Issues of risk assessment and other university requirements will form part of the field work design. Students are usually required to pay a minor administration fee to the overseas University / Agency which will be listed upfront. Students will be required to abide by a fieldtrip agreement regarding conduct and participation

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsComparative planning culturesRecommendedSanyal, B (ed) 2005NEW YORK: ROUTLEDGE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Developing an International Perspective on Planning Practice

Activities:
Site visits and workshops in an international setting
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

02. Developing independent research capacities

Activities:
Individual research study and report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Extending reflective perspectives on Australian urban and rural planning practice

Activities:
Site visits and individual research project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 15-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size24

Enrolment information Logistics for international travel etc. (i) Requests, (ii) enrolment in ABURE, and (iii) previous year mark average.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Butt

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 15 - 31
One 28.0 days block mode per day on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 31 and delivered via blended.
"International field work"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 15 - 31
One 1.5 hours lecture/workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 31 and delivered via blended.
"Depending on requirements of the trip, there may be one or two briefing sessions pre/post trip."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One approved work plan and trip agreement (equivalent to 400 words)10 01, 03
One final essay (equivalent to 2000 words)50 01, 02, 03
One reflective reading and field-work journal (equivalent to 1600 words)40 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Week 15-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Butt

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 15 - 31
One 28.0 days block mode per day on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 31 and delivered via blended.
"International field work"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 15 - 31
One 1.5 hours lecture/workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 31 and delivered via blended.
"Depending on requirements of the trip, there may be one or two briefing sessions pre/post trip."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One approved work plan and trip agreement (equivalent to 400 words)10 01, 03
One final essay (equivalent to 2000 words)50 01, 02, 03
One reflective reading and field-work journal (equivalent to 1600 words)40 01, 02, 03