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Unit of Study WELF1002 - Community Development (2023)

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Learning outcomes

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:

describe community development using values, principles and concepts of community development

identify and discuss practices of community development, including the contemporary contexts of practice

discuss community development as an approach to social development, philosophy and political action

identify and discuss contemporary issues and critiques of community development.

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Ife, J, 2016, Community development in an uncertain world : Vision, analysis and practice, Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia. ISBN: 978-1107543362.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.