COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH PROJECT

PLA2CDR

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject develops understanding of the way different communities function and deal with a range of social, economic, cultural, political, sustainability and environmental issues. Students will investigate a current practical problem impinging upon a local community, not for profit organistaion or government department and complete a community development related project. Students will be guided through the study to the stage of preparing a 3,000 word research project.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTrevor Budge

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Distinguish how the problem relates to community development theory

Activities:
Research Project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

02. Identify a current problem faced by a community or organisation related to community development

Activities:
lectures, group work, class presentation, student research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Outline major learnings from project

Activities:
Research Project and report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)

04. Prepare a community development project plan outlining how you intended to investigate and research the problem

Activities:
lectures, group work, class presentation, project plan proposal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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