Course Title: Work within a community development framework

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Title: Work within a community development framework

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 65

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6107C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Dianne Mackay

Course Contact Phone: +61 (3) 9925 4454

Course Contact Email: dianne.mackay@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this unit, students will develop the skills and knowledge required to work within a community development framework.

A community development framework, may include a range of methods designed to strengthen and develop communities by enhancing individual and group capacity to confidently engage with community structures and to address problems and issues.

This unit is taught and assessed with CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework

Elements:

2. Distinguish between private and public issues arising in community development work

3. Work with groups to achieve community development outcomes

1. Operate within a community development framework


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. 

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment tasks to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher when you have completed the assessment tasks.

 

1

Questions and answers on community development theories and models of practice (100-150 words per questions)

2

Work in groups to develop project plans for group activities in response to community needs, including collaboration with young people in the community, resources, marketing and evaluation.

3

(a)    Develop and facilitate three group activities with three diverse communities.  Video one of the group activities you have run in in class for assessment (3 -5 minutes)

(b)   Complete a reflection on the group activities outlined in part (a) using the table provided.  

Grades that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:You should refer to the assessment plan which is available on Blackboard for details of each assessment task and for detailed assessment criteria.

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more. 

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