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MMM311 - Global Citizenship

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:Nil
Unit chair:D Chadee
Prerequisite:

MMM102

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Note:

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.

Content

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

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, collect and analyse necessary data and submit a report on the implications of this issue on business and society (3000 words) - 40%.

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