Community-Based Research (Part 2)

    Unit code: ASA6006 | Study level: Postgraduate
    (Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
    City Campus
    Footscray Park
    ASA6005 - Community-Based Research (Part 1)
    (Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


    This unit is designed to support students with practices of data collection in their community-based research; data analysis and report production. Further, this includes the opportunity to reflect on their field research experience. Students are required to participate in a number of key phases and activities, including ways of communicating findings, to produce and present a major research report on their project.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Implement the skills and knowledge acquired in their international community development studies in a professional setting;
    2. Analyse, report and communicate research findings;
    3. Implement, analyse and report on a community development project in an organisational environment (either in a community-based, regional, governmental or international setting) with reference to achieving organisational strategic outcomes; and
    4. Critically reflect on research experience.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment type: Performance
    Grade: 20%
    End-of-project evaluation from the agency supervisor.
    Assessment type: Presentation
    Grade: 25%
    At Community Development Symposium
    Assessment type: Report
    Grade: 55%
    Community-Based Research Report.

    Required reading

    Students will be provided with an up to date text list via VU Collaborate.

    As part of a course

    This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):

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