ADS740 - Participatory Approaches to Development
|Year||2016 unit information|
Not offered in 2016
|Previously coded as:|
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.
Students will develop an understanding of how participatory strategies can best be used as an effective tool for 'Development in Practice'. Participation in Development the background and contemporary debates, and encourages practical skills development through the application of PRA methods.
Participatory approaches to development, PRA and PLA, an introduction, the evolution of PLA, the tyranny of participation - current debate, PLA tools and techniques, practical challenges, and the role of participatory approaches to development in policy, governance, project management, monitoring and evaluation, and poverty assessments.
Essay, 40%, 2000 words
Report, 60%, 3000 words