Creative Ways to Work with Community
Examine imaginative strategies and tools in the field of community-based work. Switch onto the role digital technology can have in connecting communities. Underscore the number of ways you can approach community participation creatively
Your upfront cost: $0
- 26 Aug 2019
- 01 Jun 2020
- 31 Aug 2020
This research-based university in Perth has a strong interdisciplinary focus and a reputation for outstanding teaching and ground-breaking research. With more than 22,000 students and 2,000 staff from over 90 countries, and campuses in Dubai and Singapore, Murdoch embraces free thinking, shared ideas and knowledge to make a difference, and Open Universities Australia is certainly part of that.
On successful completion of the subject you should be able to:
- communicate using writing skills, in forms that are clear, concise, articulate and appropriate for different purposes
- combine learning with practice by carrying out a range of activities and exercises related to creativity and commsubjecty development
- consider taking on various roles related to the use of creative methods with a commsubjecty; including facilitating, recording, note taking, evaluation, public speaking, as well as have an idea how these all may combine to contribute to ‘artful practice’
- combine the art of sceptically reading academic literature with learning derived from a consideration of case studies of successful projects.
- Community participation and engagement
- Theoretical and practical traditions of community
- Types of participation
- Digital technology and community participation
- Digital technology, sound, text and communities
- Spatial mapping and community participation
- Cultural development and arts practice
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
- Audio-Video streaming
- CD ROM
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Students must have completed 18 credit points (6 OUA subjects) at Level 1 before enrolling in this subject. This subject is also equivalent to COD334 Creative Ways to Work with Community.
This subject was previously known as COD334A Creative Ways to Work with Community.
Increasingly individuals, organisations, 'communities' and various government instrumentalities are signalling that community involvement in planning, management and government is something they would like to see carried out more often. At the same time, a range of imaginative strategies and tools have emerged to try and increase the level of community involvement in decision making. This subject introduces students to some of these practical participatory methods.
- Politics of Participation (30%)
- Methods of Participation (25%)
- Discussion Forum (10%)
- Digital Story Book (35%)
Textbooks are not required.
Textbook information is pending.
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