ADS708 - Researching and Working with Communities B
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Cloud (online)|
|Unit chair:||V Ware|
For students who commenced prior to 2014: Nil
For students who commenced from 2014: ADS701 for students enrolled in courses A511, A611 or A727
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
This unit forms the second part of a sequence of two subjects designed to enable students to work effectively with research and program methodologies in community development. In the previous trimester ‘Researching and Working with Communities A’ you were introduced to paradigms, intercultural competence, and the main models of community development, including human rights, gender and sustainablility; and programming models from ‘logical frameworks’, to participatory.
Researching and Intervening in Communities B provides indepth case examples of research and intervention. It enables you to practice their own research-evaluation design, implementation, data gathering, analysis, reporting and action. Quantitative and qualitative methods are explored, alongside a range of intervention methods. Students are encouraged to examine opportunities and constraints on working within community development organisations.
Two assignments of not more than 5000 words:
Part A, essay, 2000 words, 40%
Part B, portfolio, 3000 words, 60%
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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