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DVST6902 - Development: Communication and Education

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Robbie Peters

Description

Development is an international and intercultural process that seeks to both implement projects with specific objectives, and change the way people live and think. Language, as communication both enables such projects and is a source of incomprehension, misunderstanding and exclusion within them. Education as the longer term attempt to change the thinking and values of people and communities also has language at its heart. This unit examines the nature and politics of language and education and their relationship within development.

Assessments

5x600wd critical reviews (50%) and 3000wd research essay (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prohibitions

SSCP6901

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

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 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

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