The assessment for this subject is equivalent to 4.000 words consisting of the following:
- Mid-semester progress report on the placement experiencev1500 words, including personal skills and knowledge development 20% (due mid-semester);
- a 20 minute team presentation analysing the strategic plan and mission of your host organisations and their relationship to community development goals 30% (due in weeks 10-12);
- a 2,000 major essay exploring some aspect of the nature of community development and volunteering as you have studied it and as you have observed it during your placement 50% (due end of semester).
The subject also has hurdle requirements - 80 hours of satisfactory work placement and 100% of attendance at seminars.