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LB5532 - Topical Issues in Conflict Management and Resolution

[Offered in odd-numbered years]

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

This subject focuses on current and topical issues in the field of conflict management and resolution, particularly recent developments in policy and practice. The subject may be taught by visiting guest lecturers with special expertise or experience in the field. The focus of the subject will alter with each offering. To find out more about the subject, please refer to the current Conflict Management & Resolution Flyer or the link 'See what's on offer in LB5532 - Topical Issues in Conflict Management and Resolution', both available on our website http://www.jcu.edu.au/law/conflict-resolution

Learning Outcomes

  • analyse current and topical issues in the field of conflict management and resolution;
  • demonstrate a range of skills to intervene in conflict for the purpose of managing or resolving it;
  • effectively manage ethical issues in professional practice impacted by recent developments in the field of conflict management and resolution;
  • critically reflect on your own skills in conflict management and resolution;
  • critically evaluate relevant theories as they relate to recent developments in professional practice or scholarship in the field of conflict management and resolution.
Assumed
Knowledge:
LB5525, LB5530, LB5531 and LB5533.

Availabilities

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Face to face teaching 15-May-2015 to 17-May-2015 (Three day workshop: 15 - 17 May 2015. This subject is taught primarily online through LearnJCU and students need to participate online throughout the whole study period. In limited mode there is also a compulsory 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.)
Coordinator: <Person not found>, Mrs Judith Rafferty
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Three day workshop: 15 - 17 May 2015.
  • 100 hours - Online and self-study activities
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); skills assessment (20%); comparative paper (30%); case study (30%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: 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.
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.