TP3A Students will analyse a case study involving the use of social media in the light of Tasmania Police policy and procedures. The case needs to be considered in the light of academic literature on policing organisations (such as police culture, reform, corruption, performance management, accountability, benchmarking, institutional racism, etc.) and related governmental policies and operational procedures, current legislation and contemporary social issues and their implications.
|Unit name||Special Topic in Policing|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Romy Winter|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- demonstrate and apply knowledge of the key concepts and theories related to policing and social media
- compare, contrast and evaluate concepts, theories and the relevant case study
- undertake secondary research using information literacy skills related to the case study
- communicate knowledge and research results related to the case study.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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|Assessment||Examination - invigilated (centrally) (100%)|
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