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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Examines the public's perceptions of the legalisation and growth of gambling in Australia and the USA. The teacher-centred instruction focuses on developing student's ability to critically consume gambling related research.

Unit content

Topic 1. The costs and benefits of legalised gambling
Topic 2. Researching global gaming impacts
Topic 3. Reviewing the literature
Topic 4. Writing your research report: Introduction
Topic 5. Writing your research report: Method and Results
Topic 6. Writing your research report: Discussion, Abstract and References

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify the positive and negative impacts that gambling can have on society
2 critically evaluate the empirical evidence for the global impacts of gambling.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify the positive and negative impacts that gambling can have on society
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. critically evaluate the empirical evidence for the global impacts of gambling.
    • GA1:
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.