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ADS740 - Participatory Approaches to Development

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2016

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

AID740

Unit chair:

Anthony 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:

AID740

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

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.

Assessment

Essay, 40%, 2000 words 

Report, 60%, 3000 words

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