PLANNING FOR SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS NEEDS
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will explore how social, cultural and religious needs of an increasingly culturally, ethnically, religiously and linguistically diverse society can be addressed through secular planning policy and strategies that reflect Australia's colonial history. In the context of high levels of migration from diverse countries into Australia, changing religious demographics influenced by migration as well transition within resident populations, it is necessary that future planners have the knowledge and skills to anticipate and cater to diverse cultural and social groups. It is necessary to identify such needs, and their spatial expression, within an intra-generational context of migration so planners can articulate the issues and advocate for more equitable and sustainable social infrastructure. This subject addresses the Latrobe's global citizenship essential.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesLectures, Tutorials, Assessment
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
PublisherChicago, IL: Irwin.
Planning for cultural diversity
PublisherUNESCO, International Institute for Educational Planning
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Winter semester, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner
Block ModeWeek: 25 - 28
Five 7.00 h block mode per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via blended.
Contact comprises face-to-face in Bendigo. It can include local field trips or other areas in Victoria or along the Vic border. Example combinations: 2 day class + 3 day field trip; 2 day class + 2 day field trip + 1 day independent study
Essay (1,500 words) This assessment requires students to familiarise themselves with the scholarly literature.
Critical Review (1,500 words) This assessment requires students to critically analyse material to demonstrate deeper understanding of key concepts.
Strategy Development Project (2,000 words equivalent) This assessment requires students to apply their theoretical knowledge to an applied task.
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