POLITICS OF LAND MANAGEMENT

OED3PLM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students examine the political framework in which organizations, agencies, and individuals for whom natural history is important operate in Australia today. They do this from two perspectives: Examination of the historical development of agencies, structures and processes in determining land management outcomes in Victoria; Exploration of how political and institutional structures affect the way we value, access and use nature. Students analyse various political perspectives on nature-based issues of current importance and formulate personal responses to these.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKathleen Pleasants

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsReadings in Politics of Land ManagementPrescribedN/ALMS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand the historical role and development of political agencies, structures and processes in determining land management outcomes in Australia

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials

02. Recognise and evaluate how political and institutional structures affect the way Australians value and access natural environments

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials

03. Evaluate the role of key stakeholders in environmental politics and land management in Australia

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials

04. Understand the historical role and development of political agencies, structures and processes in determining land

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials

05. Describe and analyse current land management issues from a political perspective

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathleen Pleasants

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word (or equivalent) draft articleThis article could be for publication in a newsletter/journal that seeks to inform and argue for a specific outcome for the issue selected.30 01, 02
one 2,000-word or equivalent projectThe project could be a report or practical planning exercise, or essay.35 03, 04, 05
presentation20 03, 04, 05
preparation, participation and contribution15 03, 04, 05