SRR767 - Built Environment Study Tour
2020 unit information
Trimester 3: Study Tour
|Unit Chair:||Trimester 3: Susan Ang|
|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:|
Study Tour:3 x 2 hour pre study tour seminar, 1 x 2 hour pre study tour travel safe workshop, minimum one week of study tour, 1 x 3 hour post study tour seminar.
Entry to this unit is via application and interview. Students are required to fund their own travel and accommodation costs and activities undertaken in this unit.
SRR767 is a study tour unit designed for the postgraduate student, which will draw on the area of the student’s study irrespective of their discipline or campus. The unit offers students collaborative, immersive and experiential learning opportunities. The study tour enables students to address topical challenges associated with real world problems and to engage first hand with design understanding of built environment within diverse contexts and cultures. Skills will include cross cultural communication, personal goal setting, self-management and organisational skills, reflection, analysis and design, and development and implementation of study tour project. The substantive outcomes will vary according to the stream of study and will include exhibition quality presentation of both individual and collective effort.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit
Plan, organise and undertake creative research surrounding context analysis that identifies issues pertaining to cultural
|GLO5: Problem solving |
Accumulate and document specialist knowledge of theories
|Apply interpersonal and cross cultural skills to interact |
contribute and collaborate in team learning activities to create and produce a cohesive group presentation for exhibition that clearly communicate the collaborative intentions and outcomes of the study tour.
|GLO5: Problem solving |
|Formulate considered responses that demonstrate concern |
appreciation and reflection of social and cultural diversity in local and/or global contexts and the applications of ethical and sustainable approaches to identified context based problems.
|GLO8: Global citizenship|
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
|Assessment Description||Student output||Weighting (% total mark for unit)||Indicative due week|
|Context analysis report||Written report, 2,000-word maximum||20%||Respective due dates for different study tours|
|Study tour presentation||Collaborative written report (5,000-word maximum), and 10-minute presentation||50%||Respective due dates for different study tours|
|Post study tour reflection||Electronic folio 40-page maximum||30%||Respective due dates for different study tours|
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.
There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.
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