DEVELOPMENT IN PRACTICE
Credit points: 15
In this subject students focus on the practical skills used in development work. Guest speakers from various agencies share their experiences of the development field, providing students with an opportunity to draw on professional expertise. The subject is organised around the idea of the 'development project'. Students are introduced to key development tools, processes and debates surrounding the implementation of development projects. On completion students will be familiar with grant proposal writing, practical tools used in development intervention, and with debates about the best forms of development intervention.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorCelia McMichael
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites Enrolment in ABID, HZHSID, SZASID or AGID.
Incompatible subjects SOC3DIP
Special conditions Must be enrolled in the Bachelor of International Development (ABID) or associated double degrees with International Development (SZAGID and HZHSID), and have completed ANT1CAG, DST1DEV, DST2CTD as well as any International Development List B subjects associated with the degrees.
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCelia McMichael
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
|Briefing report (1,000-word equivalent)||25|
|Group presentation (500-word equivalent)||10|
|Group project proposal (1,000-word equivalent)||30|
|One 1,500-word reflective essay||35|