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LB5531 - Research and Writing in Conflict Management and Resolution

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject will equip students to engage in research and writing in the field of conflict management and resolution. Students will develop advanced research skills in this multi-disciplinary field, and will develop literacy in a range of research methodologies (e.g. quantitative, qualitative, case studies) and tools (e.g. surveys, interviews, online databases, computer based research software) relevant to conflict management and resolution. Students will develop an understanding of the role and use of research in conflict intervention work. Students will also develop advanced writing skills for different audiences in conflict management and resolution (e.g. research proposals, annotated bibliography, literature review, journal articles, advice to clients, reflective journals, plans and reports). This subject is essential for students who plan to complete a research project, or to progress to higher degree research studies in the field of conflict management and resolution.

Learning Outcomes

  • synthesize complex conflict and related theories and standards for professional practice in CMR;
  • provide general advice to assist individuals, groups and organisations to constructively manage conflict;
  • autonomously 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 CMR practice and research.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>, Miss Claire Holland, Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours - Online and self-study activities.
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); portfolio (80%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject is taught 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.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>, Mrs Judith Rafferty
Lecturer: Miss Claire Holland.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours - Online and self-study activities.
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); portfolio (80%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject is taught 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.

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.