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SLE201 - Society and Environment

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)*

Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SQA201

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:K Miller
Prerequisite:

SLE103 or SLE121

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in M348, S320, S321, S382, S393, S398 or S399.

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

*This unit is delivered via CloudDeakin together with 4 x 1 hour campus seminars during the trimester

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. 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 takes an holistic approach to the social and institutional context of the environmental sciences, examining environmental issues from the perspectives of government, industry, communities and individuals. Social research methods are explained and assessed; and the human dimensions (values, attitudes, behaviours) of environmental issues are examined. Tools and strategies for fostering environmentally sustainable behaviours, resolving environmental conflicts and disputes and participating effectively in decision-making processes are examined. Key themes will be developed and explored using case studies drawn from Australia and overseas.

Assessment

Social research project 35%, behaviour change program 35%, online discussion 10%, online test 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$755$2269$2442

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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