INCLUSION IN COMMUNITIES

SWP5IIC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject the focus is on social work practice at community and societal levels. It covers conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of community development including principles, such as active citizenship, and participatory democracy. It has a broad focus in that it covers social, economic, political, cultural, environmental and personal development. The emphasis for creating social change is on strategic interventions, incorporating for example, a strengths perspective and community organising, social action, social policy and planning approaches. It will examine community development as a framework for engaging people, communities, and organisations in the change process and promoting community building and social well-being.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHeather Downey

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will engage in a range of activities including workshops, online learning modules, discussions/presentations and written reports designed to achieve and assess your performance in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes. You will receive timely feedback (formal and informal) about your performance on these activities to support your learning. 

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM, HZSKP and must have passed SWP5PPA and SWP5RIA OR must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM, and must have passed SWP5PPB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Developing communities for the future

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrereading

AuthorKenny, S

Year2017

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PublisherCengage Learning

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Community development: in an uncertain world

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrereading

AuthorIfe, J

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCambridge University Press

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Working with communities in health and human services

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrereading

AuthorTaylor, J, Wilkinson, D and Cheers, B

Year2015

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PublisherOxford University Press

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Conceptualise and analyse the nature of communities using relevant theoretical perspectives
02. Apply expert judgement to identify the key roles and skills necessary to engage in effective community development processes and initiatives in a variety of contexts
03. Critically reflect on personal values, knowledge and skills and their impact on community work practice.
04. Design and evaluate community development approaches and contextually appropriate strategies and techniques

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHeather Downey

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 hour directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word report. An individual change proposal critically analysing a social issue in the students community and developing a whole of community approach to community change that articulates core theoretical perspectives and principles of community development.

N/AReportIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Participation in 18 hours of higher-level discussion in workshops across the semester. Demonstration of capacity to critically engage with and analyse subject resources and readings, facilitate class discussion and participate in workshop activities. Students will be provided with a clear marking rubric to explain the way participation is scored.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One team skills presentation -(5 students per group) 5 minutes per student. A group skills demonstration that shows capacity to research, to work effectively with groups, facilitate community development processes, and critically reflect on roles and skills that engage groups and empower communities.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 hour directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word report. An individual change proposal critically analysing a social issue in the students community and developing a whole of community approach to community change that articulates core theoretical perspectives and principles of community development.

N/AReportIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Participation in 18 hours of higher-level discussion in workshops across the semester. Demonstration of capacity to critically engage with and analyse subject resources and readings, facilitate class discussion and participate in workshop activities. Students will be provided with a clear marking rubric to explain the way participation is scored.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One team skills presentation -(5 students per group) 5 minutes per student. A group skills demonstration that shows capacity to research, to work effectively with groups, facilitate community development processes, and critically reflect on roles and skills that engage groups and empower communities.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPrue Atkins

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 hour directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word report. An individual change proposal critically analysing a social issue in the students community and developing a whole of community approach to community change that articulates core theoretical perspectives and principles of community development.

N/AReportIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Participation in 18 hours of higher-level discussion in workshops across the semester. Demonstration of capacity to critically engage with and analyse subject resources and readings, facilitate class discussion and participate in workshop activities. Students will be provided with a clear marking rubric to explain the way participation is scored.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One team skills presentation -(5 students per group) 5 minutes per student. A group skills demonstration that shows capacity to research, to work effectively with groups, facilitate community development processes, and critically reflect on roles and skills that engage groups and empower communities.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 hour directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word report. An individual change proposal critically analysing a social issue in the students community and developing a whole of community approach to community change that articulates core theoretical perspectives and principles of community development.

N/AReportIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Participation in 18 hours of higher-level discussion in workshops across the semester. Demonstration of capacity to critically engage with and analyse subject resources and readings, facilitate class discussion and participate in workshop activities. Students will be provided with a clear marking rubric to explain the way participation is scored.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One team skills presentation -(5 students per group) 5 minutes per student. A group skills demonstration that shows capacity to research, to work effectively with groups, facilitate community development processes, and critically reflect on roles and skills that engage groups and empower communities.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCorina Modderman

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 hour directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word report. An individual change proposal critically analysing a social issue in the students community and developing a whole of community approach to community change that articulates core theoretical perspectives and principles of community development.

N/AReportIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Participation in 18 hours of higher-level discussion in workshops across the semester. Demonstration of capacity to critically engage with and analyse subject resources and readings, facilitate class discussion and participate in workshop activities. Students will be provided with a clear marking rubric to explain the way participation is scored.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One team skills presentation -(5 students per group) 5 minutes per student. A group skills demonstration that shows capacity to research, to work effectively with groups, facilitate community development processes, and critically reflect on roles and skills that engage groups and empower communities.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4