Engaging Communities in Change PG (9089.3)
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UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Ann HILL (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS 2021 Semester 2 DR Ann HILL (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS
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- Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (189870) - View
- Semester 2, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (182604) - View
- Semester 2, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (166339) - View
- Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (155423) - View
- Semester 2, 2015, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (140644) - View
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The aim of this unit is to enable students to critically analyse the different philosophies and practices of community engagement development in national and international contexts. The unit will explore existing and emergent paradigms, with particular focus on the knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to engage their own and other communities. Students will be challenged to define and defend their orientation to community engagement in light of current literature and best practice community development
In the delivery of this unit opportunities will include on-campus and off-campus options.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Compare and contrasted different conceptions of community engagement and development, philosophies and practices;
2. Analyse relevant local, national and international case studies;
3. Critically analyse the relationship between social justice, economic and political issues that impact on communities; and
4. Critically examine notions of empowerment; develop skills that foster community engagement.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2019
- Semester 2, 2018
2 hours per week (average) or equivalent.
Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed 7683 Foundations of Community Development PG.