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Working with Communities (9426.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education


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  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (186862) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (182626) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165928) - View
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  • Semester 1, 2014, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (135054) - View

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This unit will extend and apply the understandings of community development principles and practice by examining in community contexts a range of activities to promote positive social change. Such activities include but are not limited to information gathering, awareness raising, advocacy, self-help, networking, and service and resource provision.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will demonstrate the ability to:

1. develop an assets profile of a community;

2. identify methods of influencing policy and decision makers;

3. engage in and facilitate a range of activities directed at fostering community agendas for positive change.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week.


Must have passed units 9274 Advocacy for Change OR
5784 Community Development Principles and Practice OR
Permission of unit convener.



Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units

Students who have completed unit 6874 Community Work cannot enrol in this unit.

Equivalent Units

6874 Community Work.

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