Category Archives: Community Planning

Week 6

The seminar this week was really different – more of a conversation and lots of participation rather than just a lecture presentation.  Both the class discussions and the reading touched on some very interesting topics.  I particularly liked the idea … Continue reading

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Week 6

Class: I really liked this week’s readings and presentation because it touched on the more personal aspects of doing development work, which are often crucially important to the success or failure of a project.  One thing that stuck out from … Continue reading

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Dr. Reed comments

I thought that the conversation of class this week was important. I think it is important to recognize what the potential struggles are, instead of hoping you will simply overcome them. It is difficult to let go of preconceptions, but … Continue reading

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Learning our ABCDs

The ABCD model Dr. Reed brought up was actually something I learned about in my service-learning class in Cape Town.  Here’s one of my favorite quotes around the topic:  (Sorry I don’t have the proper citation!  I can dig this … Continue reading

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Dr. Reed reflection

I found this week’s focus on community planning to be particularly useful in forming a realistic perspective of what we should expect on the ground in Dhaka. As we begin to finalize our prototype, it’s becoming increasingly important that we … Continue reading

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