PLANNING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

PLA2PES

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop a comprehensive understanding of natural environmental considerations when planning for regional scale projects. You will undertake planning studio work which will illustrate planning as a process of broader policy framing with a special focus on the spatial manifestation of environmental features and how they relate to place/s. You will grapple with key environmental challenges and address them through statutory and strategic planning perspectives. Topics covered include natural resources, watersheds and catchments.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKiran Shinde

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesCatchment analysis, Natural resources assessment, Regional planning strategies

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

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. Identify and assess environmental characteristics that influence regions and their development and how they can be addressed while planning regional settlements
02. Identify features of environmental continuity that need to be considered in strategic and statutory regional planning
03. Communicate specialist knowledge of environmental impact assessments at the regional level for integration into spatial planning and translation into sustainable regional development.
04. Communicate environmental plans through effective oral and written presentation

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKiran Shinde

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
Three 7.00 h field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face-to-Face contact is in Bendigo or at field study sites. Delivery is in block mode to accommodate students travel."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 7.00 h workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face-to-Face contact is in Bendigo or at field study sites. Delivery is in block mode to accommodate students travel."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Review of regional plan strategies with a focus on environmental sustainability. Students are mentored during field trip

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Assessment of natural resources in a region. This assessment helps students build practical planning skills.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Project on environmental planning - report and presentation. Students are mentored during field trip

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKiran Shinde

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
Three 7.00 h field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face-to-Face contact is in Bendigo or at field study sites. Delivery is in block mode to accommodate students travel."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 7.00 h workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face-to-Face contact is in Bendigo or at field study sites. Delivery is in block mode to accommodate students travel."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Review of regional plan strategies with a focus on environmental sustainability. Students are mentored during field trip

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Assessment of natural resources in a region. This assessment helps students build practical planning skills.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Project on environmental planning - report and presentation. Students are mentored during field trip

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKiran Shinde

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
Three 7.00 h field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face-to-Face contact is in Bendigo or at field study sites. Delivery is in block mode to accommodate students travel."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 7.00 h workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face-to-Face contact is in Bendigo or at field study sites. Delivery is in block mode to accommodate students travel."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Review of regional plan strategies with a focus on environmental sustainability. Students are mentored during field trip

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Assessment of natural resources in a region. This assessment helps students build practical planning skills.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Project on environmental planning - report and presentation. Students are mentored during field trip

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKiran Shinde

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
Three 7.00 h field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face-to-Face contact is in Bendigo or at field study sites. Delivery is in block mode to accommodate students travel."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 7.00 h workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face-to-Face contact is in Bendigo or at field study sites. Delivery is in block mode to accommodate students travel."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Review of regional plan strategies with a focus on environmental sustainability. Students are mentored during field trip

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Assessment of natural resources in a region. This assessment helps students build practical planning skills.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Project on environmental planning - report and presentation. Students are mentored during field trip

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKiran Shinde

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
Three 7.00 h field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face-to-Face contact is in Bendigo or at field study sites. Delivery is in block mode to accommodate students travel."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 7.00 h workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face-to-Face contact is in Bendigo or at field study sites. Delivery is in block mode to accommodate students travel."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Review of regional plan strategies with a focus on environmental sustainability. Students are mentored during field trip

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Assessment of natural resources in a region. This assessment helps students build practical planning skills.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Project on environmental planning - report and presentation. Students are mentored during field trip

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4