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LB5536 - Ethics and Reflective Practice in Conflict Management and Resolution

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject considers the ethical issues that may arise in managing and resolving conflict in a wide range of contexts. Students learn about a range of ethical decision-making issues and processes. Students also explore the concept of reflection and what it means to be a reflective practitioner in the field of conflict management and resolution.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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;
  • exercise independent ethical judgment and initiative in conflict management and resolution practice and research;
  • effectively communicate with, facilitate and support people in personal, group, organisational and cross-cultural conflict.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Brief - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 2 - (10%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

This subject will be taught online through LearnJCU. Students must engage in online learning from the first week of the study period and throughout the entire study period. There will be online collaborate sessions scheduled throughout the semester.



Study Period 2, External
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Miss Claire Holland
Lecturers: Ms Sonia Muller, Dr Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours - Online engagement
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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.