- Code POGO8101
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Policy and Governance Program
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Policy and Governance
- Areas of interest Policy Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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What constitutes policy? When and why are policies made? What kinds of policies are made and how? This course lays out the framework of the policy process to facilitate understanding, evaluation, creation and reformulation of policies. It engages advocates, analysts, officers, stakeholders, and curious to establish clear arguments and stances. It also challenges each to go beyond their respective comfort zones to explore, develop, and document new skillsets for interacting with the others.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Appraise and defend policy typologies and clarify the problem of competing values in defining “good” policies or outcomes;
- Differentiate and evaluate policy-making models and appraise how policy outcomes are achieved under the different models.
- Evaluate and recommend how stakeholders may develop “bargaining chips” in the areas of technical, economic, political, or administrative in order to pursue interests and policies;
- Develop and create a new policy typology that engages multiple stakeholders towards “good” policies or outcomes;
- Develop and create a new policy-making model that engages multiple stakeholders towards “good” policies or outcomes;
- Evaluate and recommend experiential research-led learning associated with developing, explaining, and recommending policy typologies and policy-making models.
1. Research-led paper on a policy area (eg., health, women’s participation, education) that differentiates and distinguishes subject content (30%) (1200-1500 words)
2. Experiential learning through role-play (10%) and paper (40%) on how to advance a policy interest through to adoption based on interaction with different stakeholders (total 50%) (3000-3750 words)
3. Final examination (20%)
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5 hours equivalent
Key reading list provided plus specific readings for each session will be provided.
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7690||21 Jul 2014||08 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|