Community and Research

Description

EPHUMA110 will provide students with an understanding and experience of community projects and teamwork. This course aims to integrate and develop skills in the area of community, and inter-professional interactions, basic research and communication.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Develop basic skills in research including approaches to problem solving; gathering recording and interpreting data; report writing and presenting results.

2. Develop their interaction and time management skills.

3. Identify and develop community projects.

4. Investigate culturally appropriate ways in which to establish community projects.

Content

The main components of this course are:

  1. Social and cultural needs of Aboriginal communities
  2. Strategies for closing the gap in Indigenous disadvantage
  3. Establishment of community and participant relationships
  4. Basic research skills including question building; approaches to problem solving; gathering, recording and analysing evaluation data; report writing and presenting results to relevant participants
  5. Time management and communication skills.

Assessment Items

Journal: Online Journal

Proposal / Plan: Community Project / Website Brief

Report: Research Report

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks