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SRD762 - Interdisciplinary Planning and Design

Unit details

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 3: Surabhi Pancholi
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Typical study commitment:

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:

2 x 2 day seminars (from weeks 1-2 - 6 hours per day) as well as independent study.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit allows students to engage in critical discourse by working on cross-discipline strategic planning initiatives significant to Australia’s future development.  The aim of the unit is to facilitate problem identification/solving. Students will be expected to draw upon their experience and knowledge base from their respective disciplines for developing comprehensive innovative solutions and outcomes. On completion of the unit students should be able to facilitate a landscape of decision-making that stimulates an integrated approach to design and policy development within the metropolitan and regional urban contexts.

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit

At the completion of this Unit
successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Facilitate a landscape of decision-making that stimulates an integrated approach to design and policy development within the metropolitan and regional urban contexts

GLO2: Communication
GLO5: Problem solving

ULO2

Explore methodologies for evaluating and responding to an urban context through collaborative and inter-disciplinary working

GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO4: Critical thinking

ULO3

Analyse the existing fabric of specific precincts
which comprise a designated project area.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO6: Self-management

ULO4

Identify the artificial and natural boundaries which shape or limit their sense of place

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO5

Explore strategic thinking from both a physical and policy related perspective, and to anticipate the stewardship implications of these decisions from a statutory perspective

GLO2: Communication
GLO5: Problem solving 

ULO6

Explore a range of generic ideas, which resolve areas of discontinuity and open up options for stimulating development within a sustainable healthy cities agenda.

GLO2: Communication
GLO5: Problem solving

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year

Assessment

Assessment Description Student output Weighting (% total mark for unit) Indicative due week
Project work and presentation (group) PowerPoint presentation and Research report inclusive of graphics, images, annotated diagrams 40% (10%, 30%) Week 2 and 3
Scoping paper Text and graphic communication (see project brief on unit site) 20% Week 7
Major report Mix of graphics, images, annotated diagrams and text based narrative 40% Week 11

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.

Unit Fee Information

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