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Unit of Study ENV00207 - Environmental Planning (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

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

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Demonstrate the nature of planning, its origins and development, and the process of translating historical principles into practice.
2 Exhibit an understanding of key planning and urban design concepts, models and approaches, and their sources and applications.
3 Discuss patterns of human settlement and their impacts.
4 Situate the evolving practice of planning in the context of broad intellectual, social, political, environmental and global trends.
5 Display your familiarity with problems, issues and solutions in planning history and contemporary practice.
6 Explain the relationship between a variety of historical and contemporary economic, environmental and social planning issues.
7 Narrate how history can be used to inform contemporary planning practice.

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

  1. Demonstrate the nature of planning, its origins and development, and the process of translating historical principles into practice.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. Exhibit an understanding of key planning and urban design concepts, models and approaches, and their sources and applications.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. Discuss patterns of human settlement and their impacts.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. Situate the evolving practice of planning in the context of broad intellectual, social, political, environmental and global trends.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. Display your familiarity with problems, issues and solutions in planning history and contemporary practice.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  6. Explain the relationship between a variety of historical and contemporary economic, environmental and social planning issues.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  7. Narrate how history can be used to inform contemporary planning practice.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5: