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Unit of Study SOC10296 - Understanding Community (2016)

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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 explain the social dimensions of community
2 analyse the changing nature of community and its role in society
3 explain how the issues of class, status, gender, ethnicity, race and religion manifest within the context of both 'traditional' and 'modern' communities
4 critically explore and reflect upon community issues from varying theoretical standpoints.

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

  1. explain the social dimensions of community
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. analyse the changing nature of community and its role in society
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. explain how the issues of class, status, gender, ethnicity, race and religion manifest within the context of both 'traditional' and 'modern' communities
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. critically explore and reflect upon community issues from varying theoretical standpoints.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.