2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)*
AID614, AID714, ADS714
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
Learning experiences are via FutureLearn and will include 5 x scheduled online seminars PLUS online independent and collaborative discussions and learning activities
*This unit uses the FutureLearn online learning platform. Learn more about studying through FutureLearn
Topics to be addressed in this unit include: key debates in gender and development (human rights, feminisation of poverty, historical treatment of gender and development); major theories of gender, sexuality and power; gender and development institutions; case studies (gender-based violence, gender and economic participation, health and reproduction, education)
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Identify and critically analyse the gendered dimensions of contemporary international and community development
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO8: Global citizenship
Critically evaluate the evolution of theories of gender and sexuality in the context of gender and development
Generate informed approaches to address intersecting issues of gender, culture and development
GLO5: Problem solving
Apply community development principles and practices to contextually informed gender interventions
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link ADH714 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list.
Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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