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MMM311 - Global Citizenship

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Year2014 unit information
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Not offered in 2014

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Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:D Chadee




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You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit develops the capacity of the student to become a responsible global citizen by increasing the student’s awareness and knowledge of key drivers of change which are likely to impact business and society significantly. The unit focuses on the critical and objective evaluation of selected global issues facing mankind, their likely impacts and potential threats and opportunities at the local community level. The unit takes on a problem-based approach to learning whereby students are given the opportunity to develop their analytical and ethical skills in examining major global social, political, economic and environmental issues facing the world today and the challenges they represent for business and society.


Assessment 1 (individual online tests) - Students complete six on-line progressive assessment items (each assessment = 5%) - 30%,

Assessment 2 (individual) - Citizen advocacy paper - Students will prepare an advocacy paper on selected issues based on the 5 modules (1500 words) - 30%,

Assessment 3 (group of 3-4 students) - This is a research based project where students work in teams of 3-4 to identify a particular global issue which is necessary data and report on the implications of this issue on business and society (3000 words) - 40%.

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