AIP300 - Researching Democracy
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
One unit at level 2 in the Politics and Policy Studies major, or equivalent, or with the permission of the Unit Chair
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 1-hour class per week (weeks 1-8), 1 x 1-hour seminar per week (weeks 1-8), 1 x 3-hour conference (week 11)
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided, weeks 1-8), 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week (weeks 1-8), 1 x 3-hour conference (or submitted recording, week 11)
This unit surveys ideas and debates about democracy, which are central to the study of politics. Students learn how to analyse research literatures about procedure, participation, deliberation, and populism. The literature review is a key aspect of conducting research and it draws together skills and knowledge learnt in the Politics and Policy Studies major.
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