- Code INTR1010
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Department of International Relations
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject International Relations
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr David Envall
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2016
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Rapidly shifting economic, political and security conditions make the Asia-Pacific perhaps the most dynamic but also most unsettled region in the world. For policymakers, this reality presents opportunities and challenges. It is no longer possible to understand the region broadly; it is necessary to examine and interact with the region in a more methodical fashion. Theoretical insights must be combined with practical knowledge to confront the region’s policymaking challenges. “Global Policy in the Asia-Pacific” will provide students with the skills required to understand how regional policy-makers view the Asia-Pacific and the world, in both a theoretical and empirical context. Students completing the course will be able to critically examine these issues and generate innovative policymaking proposals for the future Asia-Pacific.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:1. identify the key concepts, issues and challenges that influence the dynamics of policymaking in the Asia-Pacific today and into the future;2. demonstrate an understanding of the sources of these concepts, issues and challenges and their historical development in the region;3. use these concepts in order to critically analyse and evaluate alternative policymaking dilemmas and solutions across the region and globally; and 4. develop the writing, research, and analytical skills needed to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, their own perspectives on these issues, both to scholarly audiences and to practitioners in the field, whether in government or the non-governmental sector
- Tutorial participation (10%)
- Mid-semester exam (20%)
- Policy Briefs x 2 (40% in total)
- Final Exam (30%)
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Workload5,000 words equivalent
12x2hr lectures plus 11x1hr tutorials
Prescribed TextsReading material provided via Wattle
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4579||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|