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LB5521 - Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject introduces students to concepts and theories of conflict and violence, peace and peace building, transitional justice and reconciliation. The course considers the major actors and strategies being used in Australia and internationally in addressing issues in these fields.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate complex conflict and related theories and standards for professional practice in conflict management and resolution;
  • critically analyse complex conflicts and conflict management systems;
  • provide specialised advice to assist individuals, groups and organisations to constructively manage conflict;
  • independently and critically reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development and research.

Subject Assessment

  • initial learning brief (10%)
  • discussion paper (30%)
  • case study analysis and advice (50%)
  • final learning brief (10%).

Special Assessment Requirements

3 day workshop: 25-27 Aug 2017 (Optional). This subject is taught online through LearnJCU and students need to participate online throughout the whole study period. There is also an optional face-to-face workshop for skills activities. Students must engage in online learning from the first week of the study period and throughout the entire study period.

Assumed
Knowledge:
We do not recommend enrolling in this subject as your very first subject at JCU, unless you are concurrently enrolled in one of the core subjects of the Grad Cert or Master of Conflict Management and Resolution, or you have been given advanced standing for the core subjects of your degree.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 8
Census Date 13-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours - Online and self-study activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

TownsvilleCityCampus, Mixed attendance, Study Period 8
Census Date 13-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching 25-Aug-2017 to 27-Aug-2017 (3 day wokshop: 25-27 Aug 2017 (attendance is compulsory). Compulsory pre-reading required prior to attending workshop. This subject is taught primarily online through LearnJCU and students need to participate online throughout the whole study period. Students must engage in online learning from the first week of the study period and throughout the entire study period.)
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 109 hours - Online and self-study activities.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.