Monitoring and Evaluating International Development Project PG (8769.5)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Arts And Communications||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesOn completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the project management cycle, focusing on monitoring and evaluating;
2. Demonstrate an understanding of various M&E approaches as well as familiarity with the critiques;
3. Demonstrate an understanding of various monitoring and evaluating tools including: Performance indicators; The logical framework approach; Theory-based evaluation; Formal surveys; Rapid appraisal methods; Participatory methods; Public expenditure tracking surveys; Impact evaluation; Cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis;
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the significance of participatory techniques in project management and monitoring;
5. Understand and apply competing theoretical perspectives and debates on project management and monitoring as well as to policy and practice; and
6. Demonstrate the skills required to articulate and present critique appropriate for studies at graduate level.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Corequisites8770 Planning and Designing International Development Projects PG.
Assumed knowledgeFamiliarity with basic concepts in International Development.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||08 February 2021||On-Campus||Dr Don McCallum|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||On-Campus||Dr Don McCallum|
No text book is required. Readings are available through the unit Canvas site.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
All assessments are to be submitted via Canvas.
Supplementary assessment will only be provided in accordance with the Supplementary Assessment Policy. See section 5.4 in the Student Guide to Policies:
No formal requirements. Attendance at the weekly classes is highly recommended.
Required IT skills
It is assumed that you are able to word-process, make use of the Canvas site, and make effective use of both the internet, and the library's databases and e-journals, for research purposes.
Work placement, internships or practicums