- Code ANTH8028
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Anthropology
- Areas of interest Geography, Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Policy Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- AsPr Sanghamitra Mahanty
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
Second Semester 2020
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All activities that form part of this course will be delivered remotely in Sem 2 2020.
This course will examine the application of social impact assessment (SIA) to a range of different types of project or activities. It will examine alternative approaches and methods to understand how new interventions and projects can affect social domains such as livelihoods, institutions, social structures, equity, culture and quality of life. The course will place a strong emphasis on practical case studies and students will be given opportunities to explore alternative impact assessment approaches in a number of sectors and within different national jurisdictions.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and policy contexts in which social impact studies are undertaken.
- Determine what methods and approaches are appropriate to assess social impacts in different sectors and contexts.
- Critically evaluate social impact studies that have already been undertaken.
- Contribute to the design of social impact studies.
Delivery Mode: On-campus; Online
- Learning portfolio (30) [LO 1,2]
- Group task (20) [LO 1,2]
- Critical evaluation of a social impact study (50) [LO 3,4]
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This course is provided through flexible delivery to both on campus and off campus students. Students doing the course on-campus will be required to attend weekly 2-hour workshops. Off-campus students will be required to participate in online discussions.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Crawford School of Public Policy to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
No prescribed texts
Indicative readings have not changed.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7457||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||View|
|8085||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||Online||N/A|