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SOWK514 Advanced Community Development Practice

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Analysis and application of theories and models of sustainable development based on the international creation of community participatory models.

Paper title Advanced Community Development Practice
Paper code SOWK514
Subject Social Work
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,415.75
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Limited to

Teaching staff

Dr Marissa Kaloga


Required: Ife, J. (2016) Community Development in an Uncertain World: Vision Analysis & Practice. Cambridge.

ISBN: 978-1-107-54336-2

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Be able to assess development theory and the range of development models
  • Be able to identify the requirements and conditions for sustainable development across a full range of settings
  • Have developed an advanced professional framework for community development practice, incorporating high level communication, planning, and implementation skills
  • Be able to develop fully integrated development plans and strategies for effective change

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Thursday 12:00-12:50 29-34, 36-41


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Wednesday 09:00-15:50 28
Thursday 09:00-15:50 41