CAMPAIGNING FOR CHANGE

HIT2CFC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students research a current real-world social or political issue and create a proposal for change. Students work in small teams throughout the semester, identifying their problem and researching its extent with a view to proposing a realistic solution. This will be presented as a formal written submission and an engaging awareness campaign.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSarah Midford

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesIn class discussions, Research Scoping Assessment and Campaign Pitch and Reflection Assessment

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 60 credit points of level 1 subjects. Must be enrolled in BHIT

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Work collaboratively to formulate an innovative response to a contemporary social issue
02. Practice creative problem solving skills
03. Demonstrate research skills, including the ability to succinctly summarise research
04. Effective communication of complex ideas in oral and written formats
05. Reflect critically on the collaborative process, incorporating feedback from peers and teachers

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Midford

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Research Scoping Assessment (800 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Campaign Pitch (2400 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Reflection Assessment (800 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO4, SILO5