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Community Engagement for Change - OLET1231

Year - 2020

Interested in understanding how you might work with communities to bring about social change? This unit, offered in an Open Learning Environment, provides the opportunity for students to gain theoretical and practical tools to support community-based social change. Students will identify, undertake and reflect on social action in community settings. Completion of the unit will build students graduate qualities of influence, interdisciplinarity and cross-cultural competency. This unit challenges the historical tendency of professions to work 'on' rather than 'with' communities which has contributed to ineffective policies, poor outcomes and professional frustration. It seeks to expand students' knowledge and skills in relation to working with the interactions, networks, structures and processes at the community level.

3 x 1 hr seminar; 1 x 3 hr community engagement; 1 x 4 hr independent study; 1 x 2 hr workshop

3x1hr online quizzes (35%), 1 x presentation poster (40%), 1x engagement (25%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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