Content

This unit examines the influences that shape and impact communities both in Australia and overseas. The unit aims to provide a foundation for students to engage in civic life by discerning important challenges confronting communities globally and by exploring creative, innovative and effective responses. Students will explore justice, social movements, globalization, international relations and approaches to development through critical engagement with Christian theological traditions.

Unit Code: AP1001S

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Philosophy

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Identify critical challenges facing our global community and examine contributing factors.

2.

Describe how sectors of society influence and impact people and communities

3.

Articulate a framework for engaging in civic life and service to others, based on Christian texts and traditions.

4.

Reflect on a range of responses to challenges facing our global community

5.

Engage and communicate with people of diverse backgrounds.

Pedagogy

Lecture input; group discussion and collaboration; input from guest speakers/industry leaders; online including text, visual material, graphics and audio.

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Critical review of case study (200 words)

6.0

Presentation (equivalent 1000 words)

20.0

Critical review of case study (200 words)

6.0

Critical review of case study (200 words)

6.0

Critical review of case study (200 words)

7.0

Critical review of case study (200 words)

6.0

Essay (1,000 words)

30.0

Report (500 words)

20.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 18 Oct, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-06 09:36:14 +1100