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LB5535 - Foundations of Multidisciplinary Research and Communication

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

This subject introduces students to research and writing methods relevant to the exciting and evolving area of multidisciplinary research. Students will develop skills in writing for a range of audiences and learn how to interpret and apply research from multiple disciplines to a variety of contexts. In this subject, students engage with activities relevant to the development of future research proposals, literature reviews, journal articles, conference presentations, reports and being able to professionally correspond with individuals, groups and organisations.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate complex conflict and related theories and standards for professional practice in conflict management and resolution;
  • 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;
  • exercise independent ethical judgment and initiative in conflict management and resolution practice and research;
  • research, analyse and interpret data from a range of sources relevant to conflict management and resolution.

Subject Assessment

  • initial learning brief (10%)
  • portfolio (40%)
  • literature review (40%)
  • final learning brief (10%).
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LB5531

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours - Online engagement
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching 13-Mar-2020 to 08-May-2020 (3 day workshop on 13-15 March 2020 AND 1 day workshop on 8 May 2020. Attendance at all workshop days is compulsory. Pre-workshop readings required.)
Workload expectations:
  • 32 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 98 hours - Online engagement
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.