- Code ANTH8009
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Anthropology
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Development Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Patrick Kilby
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
Second Semester 2016
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This course deals with the practicalities of working in development.
It will critically examine the key institutional actors that implement development projects: NGOs, bilateral, and multilateral donors.
Within this broader institutional environment the course will critically examine the institutional processes and priorities, the role of advocacy, the ethics of development practice, how development workers operate in the field, and how development projects are conceived and managed.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the range of organisations involved in development work and the issues they face in delivering strong development outcomes;
- Critically appraise such organisations in terms of their effectiveness and identify which development institution is most relevant in a particular context; and
- Appraise a development project or policy in terms of the likely political and institutional constraints.
Tutorial participation (10%) eight weeks; [learning outcomes 1, 2, 3]
Critical review, 2000 words (25%) [learning outcomes 1, 2]
Project Critique, 3000 words (45%) [learning outcome 3]
2 Online Forums (20% each) [learning outcomes 1, 2]
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One 2-hour tutorial per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 8 hours of independent study each teaching week of the semester (total 130 hours).
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9729||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|
|9848||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||Online||N/A|