INTERNATIONAL PLANNING STUDIO

PLA4IPS

2021

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.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesSite visits and workshops in an international setting

Capstone subjectNo

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

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsSubject 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

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. Developing an International Perspective on Planning Practice
02. Developing independent research capacities
03. Extending reflective perspectives on Australian urban and rural planning practice
04. Demonstrating cross-cultural competencies in communications and professional practice.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 4 - 12
One 21.00 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
Overseas field trip

SeminarWeek: 4 - 12
Two 3.00 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word approved work plan and trip agreement This assessment helps students prepare appropriately for the overseas field trip.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3

One 2,500-word final essay This assessment focuses students attention on comparative planning practice.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 3,000-word reflective reading and field-work journal This 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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 4 - 12
One 21.00 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
Overseas field trip

SeminarWeek: 4 - 12
Two 3.00 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word approved work plan and trip agreement This assessment helps students prepare appropriately for the overseas field trip.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3

One 2,500-word final essay This assessment focuses students attention on comparative planning practice.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 3,000-word reflective reading and field-work journal This 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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 4 - 12
One 21.00 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
Overseas field trip

SeminarWeek: 4 - 12
Two 3.00 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word approved work plan and trip agreement This assessment helps students prepare appropriately for the overseas field trip.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3

One 2,500-word final essay This assessment focuses students attention on comparative planning practice.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 3,000-word reflective reading and field-work journal This 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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Mildura, 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 4 - 12
One 21.00 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
Overseas field trip

SeminarWeek: 4 - 12
Two 3.00 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word approved work plan and trip agreement This assessment helps students prepare appropriately for the overseas field trip.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3

One 2,500-word final essay This assessment focuses students attention on comparative planning practice.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 3,000-word reflective reading and field-work journal This 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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 4 - 12
One 21.00 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
Overseas field trip

SeminarWeek: 4 - 12
Two 3.00 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word approved work plan and trip agreement This assessment helps students prepare appropriately for the overseas field trip.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3

One 2,500-word final essay This assessment focuses students attention on comparative planning practice.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 3,000-word reflective reading and field-work journal This 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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4