INTERNATIONAL PLANNING STUDIO

PLA4IPS

2020

Credit points: 15

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 points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment into ABURE, ABURPB, ACCPD, AGCPD, AMCPD, AMSPMD. 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

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:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

02. Developing independent research capacities

Activities:
Individual research study and report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

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

Activities:
Site visits and individual research project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

04. Demonstrating cross-cultural competencies in communications and professional practice.

Activities:
Site visits and workshops in an international setting
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Week 04-12, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 04 - 12
Two 3.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"These are pre-trip and post-trip seminars to prepare students for travel and to reflect on the trip upon return."

Field Trip Week: 04 - 12
One 21.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"Overseas field trip"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word approved work plan and trip agreementThis assessment helps students prepare appropriately for the overseas field trip.10 01, 03
One 2,500-word final essayThis assessment focuses students attention on comparative planning practice.40 01, 02, 03
One 3,000-word reflective reading and field-work journalThis assessment encourages students to reflect on their personal and professional planning practice within an international context. Staff observations of students engagement with people, place and planning in the study sites.50 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2020, Week 04-12, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 04 - 12
Two 3.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"These are pre-trip and post-trip seminars to prepare students for travel and to reflect on the trip upon return."

Field Trip Week: 04 - 12
One 21.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"Overseas field trip"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word approved work plan and trip agreementThis assessment helps students prepare appropriately for the overseas field trip.10 01, 03
One 2,500-word final essayThis assessment focuses students attention on comparative planning practice.40 01, 02, 03
One 3,000-word reflective reading and field-work journalThis assessment encourages students to reflect on their personal and professional planning practice within an international context. Staff observations of students engagement with people, place and planning in the study sites.50 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Week 04-12, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 04 - 12
Two 3.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"These are pre-trip and post-trip seminars to prepare students for travel and to reflect on the trip upon return."

Field Trip Week: 04 - 12
One 21.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"Overseas field trip"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word approved work plan and trip agreementThis assessment helps students prepare appropriately for the overseas field trip.10 01, 03
One 2,500-word final essayThis assessment focuses students attention on comparative planning practice.40 01, 02, 03
One 3,000-word reflective reading and field-work journalThis assessment encourages students to reflect on their personal and professional planning practice within an international context. Staff observations of students engagement with people, place and planning in the study sites.50 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2020, Week 04-12, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 04 - 12
Two 3.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"These are pre-trip and post-trip seminars to prepare students for travel and to reflect on the trip upon return."

Field Trip Week: 04 - 12
One 21.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"Overseas field trip"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word approved work plan and trip agreementThis assessment helps students prepare appropriately for the overseas field trip.10 01, 03
One 2,500-word final essayThis assessment focuses students attention on comparative planning practice.40 01, 02, 03
One 3,000-word reflective reading and field-work journalThis assessment encourages students to reflect on their personal and professional planning practice within an international context. Staff observations of students engagement with people, place and planning in the study sites.50 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2020, Week 04-12, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 04 - 12
Two 3.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"These are pre-trip and post-trip seminars to prepare students for travel and to reflect on the trip upon return."

Field Trip Week: 04 - 12
One 21.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 04 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"Overseas field trip"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word approved work plan and trip agreementThis assessment helps students prepare appropriately for the overseas field trip.10 01, 03
One 2,500-word final essayThis assessment focuses students attention on comparative planning practice.40 01, 02, 03
One 3,000-word reflective reading and field-work journalThis assessment encourages students to reflect on their personal and professional planning practice within an international context. Staff observations of students engagement with people, place and planning in the study sites.50 01, 02, 03, 04