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LB5520 - Conflict Management and Resolution Project

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office (pre 2015)

This subject provides an opportunity for students to develop their knowledge by facilitating the connection of the theory and practice of conflict and dispute resolution. It consists of a supervised project undertaken in an area related to conflict resolution. The project can be undertaken as a Work Integrated Learning project. In each case students work with a supervisor in deciding upon a project, planning the project and execution. Quotas apply to this subject and entry is on a competitive merit basis requiring students to submit an application for assessment before permission of the Program Director will be granted.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate complex conflict and related theories and standards for professional practice in CMR;
  • critically analyse complex conflicts and conflict management systems;
  • effectively communicate with, facilitate and support people in personal, group, organisational and cross-cultural 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.
Prerequisites: 12 credit points of LB55 subjects including either LB5500 or LB5525 and permission of Program Director

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson, Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:
  • 70 hours fieldwork
Assessment: project journals (30%); project report (20%); theory/practice paper (50%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson.
Workload expectations:
  • 70 hours fieldwork
Assessment: project journals (30%); project report (20%); theory/practice paper (50%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson.
Workload expectations:
  • 70 hours fieldwork
Assessment: project journals (30%); project report (20%); theory/practice paper (50%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson.
Workload expectations:
  • 70 hours fieldwork
Assessment: project journals (30%); project report (20%); theory/practice paper (50%).

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.