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Innovation Change & Knowledge Transfer (AGRI30011)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Dookie)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeAGRI30011
Campus
Dookie
Availability
July
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students will use case studies in agricultural systems to explore how learning and practice change occur in natural resource management and agriculture. The subject will provide students with an understanding of how and why people take up knowledge and information and as well as the impediments to adoption. Students will develop the skills to enable them to generate, acquire, apply and make accessible the knowledge needed to enhance material, human, social and environmental wellbeing.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students will have developed:

  • An understanding of the different ways people learn
  • An understanding of the barriers to adoption
  • The ability to facilitate groups to assist in developing knowledge and skills
  • Techniques in the use of case studies to facilitate learning and practice change

Generic skills

This subject encompasses particular generic skills. On completion of the subject, students should have the:

  • Capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning and research
  • Awareness of, and ability to utilise appropriate communication technology and methods for the storage, management and analysis of data
  • Capacity for creativity and innovation, through the application of skills and knowledge
  • Ability to integrate information across a broad range of disciplines to solve problems in applied situations
  • Highly developed written communication skills to allow informed dialogue with individuals and groups from industry, government and the community
  • Ability to participate effectively as a member of a team
  • Ability to use case study analysis as a basis for learning and initiating practice change
  • Ability to plan work, use time effectively and manage small projects

Last updated: 23 October 2017