Session 11 – Strategies for Finishing Well

Overview

Finishing Well: project completion with coherence!

In this session, we will...

  • Define expectations and create strategies for completing our final project and deliverables
  • Discuss capacity building as essential in creating sustained change in communities

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Reflect on your work so far in the course and compare your experiences with those of other students
  • Articulate key strategies and characteristics of effective report writing
  • Plan and implement strategies for successfully completing your community-based project
  • Consider what you might do to build capacity in your community work
  • Understand the challenges and benefits of capacity building

Key Terms + Concepts

  • Essential strategies + characteristics of effective report writing
  • Capacity building

Required Readings + Resources

Effective Report Writing

In lecture, we will identify characteristics of effective writing and develop your own strategies for handing in a high-quality report at the end of the term. We will use the following guides produced by Harper Adam's University in the UK.

Tutorial Session

In tutorial, you will complete the following:

  • (15mins) Discuss the key concepts from lecture
  • (70mins) Work through your report writing strategies and confer with your TA and the instructors on ways to successfully wrap-up your community-based project
  • (25mins) Report Back: Each team will have 2 minutes to describe the good, bad, and the ugly of their project so far and identify their strategy for Finishing Well.
source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/Course:LFS350/Week_11