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ADS707 - Researching and Working with Communities A

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Vicki Ware

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

For students who commenced prior to 2014: Nil

For students who commenced from 2014: ADS701 for students enrolled in courses A511, A611 or A727

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit forms the first part of a sequence of two subjects designed to enable students to work effectively with research and program methodologies in community development. Researching and Working in Communities part A provides a critical overview of the project cycle in international and community development work. It enables you to conduct needs assessment and strategic planning, design programmes to respond to strategic needs, prepare grant and other submissions to resource projects, and effectively implement programmes. You will explore a range of case studies to develop both practice skills and your ability to assess the strengths and weaknesses of existing approaches to managing the project cycle.

Assessment

Essay, 40%, 2000 words

Essay, 60%, 3000 words

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