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EV3001 - Environmental and Regional Planning

Credit points: 03
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences

This subject focuses on the concepts and processes of environmental and regional planning and design. Human perceptions of environments, community participation and the process of designing/ planning for an acceptable balance between human use and the physical environment are part of this focus.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to critically review planning documents (eg site plans, management plans);
  • ability to undertake and complete various components of the planning process (eg planning objectives, environmental assessments, community involvement);
  • have a more developed understanding of how people relate to environments in which they function;
  • have a working knowledge of environmental, regional and resource planning processes.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 2 SUBJECTS INCLUDING 6 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 2 EV
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV5001 TG4601 TG5601

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Sharon Harwood.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials - Group Discussion
    Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); in class exam (20%); case study (35%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 22-Mar-2012
    Coord/Lect: Dr Sharon Harwood.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures
    • 26 hours tutorials - Group Discussion
      Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); in class exam (20%); case study (35%).

      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.