This unit introduces students to social research in youth and community-focused settings. Students will participate in and be able to articulate practices in professional and bureaucratic contexts and will develop skills in: preparing literature reviews; planning for change; goals and outcomes setting; framework and tool development, data collection, interpretation and analysis in social research; and planning, writing and presenting to professional audiences. The unit of study encourages students to work collaboratively, whilst also assisting them to be reflective and analytical practitioners.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Students will be provided with a reading list via VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):