Type of Collaboration:
Friday 10th June by midnight
This assignment includes the analysis of community work in action. You may choose a project that you have personal involvement with, or a community development project with a web presence (i.e. communities attending to local or global issues).
Please ensure you use a professional report format in this assessment.
Select an example of community work in action and examine the fundamental values and philosophies that inform the work. In your report ensure you answer the following questions:
1. What is the project? Who is the community? What is the community work in action? What are its strengths and limits? Max300words
2. What theories of community work are drawn on? 300words
3. What ethics, attitudes or philosophies underpin the community work in this case study? 400words
4. How did the collaborators go about facilitating change for the community? Describe the specific strategies or process to create change and development for this community. 400words
5. What have been the outcomes or expressions of actions ? 300words
6. Through your analysis, what have you learned about community development? What reflections do you have about yourself engaging in community work? Max300words Please ensure you use a professional report format in this assessment.
4 Learning Resources
4.1 Recommended Readings
Beebe,S&Masterson,J2009,Communicatinginsmallgroups: principlesandpractice,Boston,Pearson/Allynand Bacon
Johnson,D.W.,&JohnsonF.P.,2006,JoiningTogether: GroupTheoryandGroupSkills,10thed.,London: Prentice Hall
Kenny.S.2011.Developing Communities for the Future. Melbourne: Cengage Luvmour,J&Luvmour,B2007,Everyonewins! : cooperativegamesandactivities
O’Connor, I, Wilson, J. & Setterlund, D (eds XXXXXXXXXXSocial work and welfare practice, 4th ed, Pearson Education
Smyth,P,Reddel,T,&Jones,A(2005) Community and local governance, ThomsonHigherEducation
Twelvetrees,A XXXXXXXXXXCommunitydevelopment,socialactionandsocialplanning. London5thedition. University
Ife, J XXXXXXXXXXHuman rights from below: achieving rights through community development, Cam
idge University Press