HUMN 3063 Peace & Development Project
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 101571
Coordinator Debra Keenahan Opens in new window
Description The Peace & Development major is concerned with understanding and addressing inequities of power, wealth & opportunity that contribute to international and local conflicts and environmental degradation. In this capstone unit students will have the opportunity to consolidate their understanding, knowledge and skills of peace and development issues through planning, implementing and writing up individual or collective projects. Students will identify individual and collective actions that can be taken to improve conditions so that opportunities for peaceful, equitable & sustainable living are created locally & globally.
School Social Sciences
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Pre-requisite(s) HUMN 1028
Equivalent Subjects LGYA 1314 - Work-based Learning Project Humanitarian Peace and Health Studies
Restrictions Successful completion of 100 credit points.
This subject is a capstone subject for students doing the Peace & Development major. Students should have a knowledge of concepts, theories from & strategies used within the Peace & Development field.
- Critique theories of social change, social action & social activism;
- Examine the role of social institutions (eg NGOs) as change agents;
- Plan, implement and write up an individual or group project that may be research or action oriented;
- Summarise methods for evaluating the benefits and limitations of social interventions or social action projects (eg program evaluation);
- Examine the role of reflective & ethical practice for peace & development practitioners;
- Reflect on the strengths and limitations of development �etools�f for affecting & improving social conditions.
Theories of social change, social action & activism
The role of social institutions in social change
Reflective & ethical practice
Methods of evaluation
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Literature Review and Project Plan||1,000 words||30||N||Individual|
|Project Report||2,000 words||50||N||Individual|
|Class Presentation||10 minutes / 500 words||20||N||Individual|
2022 Semester 2
Subject Contact Debra Keenahan Opens in new window
Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.