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Designing for Social Innovation - EDUF3039

The ability to meaningfully engage with and address complex social problems is a valued graduate quality. This unit will provide students with an opportunity to engage in a scaffolded process of positive social innovation in their current context-home, community and university. This unit combines methods from design thinking with case studies from networked learning. The focus of this unit is on learning to implement a full cycle of a robust design process-Feel, Imagine, Do and Share-that has successfully been used with people of all ages from around the world. The focus of this unit is on learning to implement a full cycle of a robust design process-Feel, Imagine, Do and Share-that has successfully been used with people of all ages from around the world. Having selected a group challenge students will use mobile digital technologies to document their process.

Classes
A total of 36 hours over 10 weeks including: 1x 3-hr workshop in weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7 and 9, 1x 3-hr fieldwork in weeks 3, 5, 8 and 10, and 6x1-hr online in weeks 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9.

Assessment
1x1800wd essay (30%), 1x5 minute group video (40%), 1x1800wd group report (30%)

Pre-requisites

96 credit points

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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