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Unit of Study BHS00130 - Community Development (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe community development using values, principles and concepts of community development
2 identify and discuss practices of community development, including the contemporary contexts of practice
3 demonstrate a critical understanding of community development as an approach to social development, philosophy and political action
4 identify and discuss contemporary issues and critiques of community development.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe community development using values, principles and concepts of community development
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  2. identify and discuss practices of community development, including the contemporary contexts of practice
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. demonstrate a critical understanding of community development as an approach to social development, philosophy and political action
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. identify and discuss contemporary issues and critiques of community development.
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.