Faculty of Arts


DEVELOP 701

Development Praxis


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for DEVELOP 701.

Description

The aim of this course is to provide students with analytical abilities and practical skills to understand various aspects of development work. The focus is on creating a critical awareness of the tools and techniques used by development practitioners and to apply these tools in the context of a group project writing a tender application.


By the end of this semester, students should know:

  • The relationship between development theory and practice
  • The key ideological arguments used in justifying different development practices
  • How to locate these arguments in a critical discussion of particular development tools and projects


By the end of this semester, students should be able to:

  • Find and critically evaluate a range of tools for practising development
  • Apply some of these tools in a practical development context of writing a project tender
  • Present orally and in writing a project proposal appropriate for a graduate audience
  • Work effectively in a small group

View the course syllabus

Availability 2018

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Jesse Hession Grayman

Points

DEVELOP 701: 15.0 points


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