Engagement Strategies for Community Development EDUC1064

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes
  • Available to Erasmus Students: Yes

Short Description

This course facilitates students to explore the importance of relationships, conflict resolution and building trust and rapport. It explores group work theory, what influences and shapes group development; it also provides students with the capacity to engage innovatively with individuals and groups.


6 weekly meetings of 4 hours

Requirements of Entry



1 - Essay 100%


(100% assignment on this course as it runs over an intensive week block)

Course Aims

The course aims to:

Explore group work theory and practice and provide students with an understanding of innovative engagement strategies for working with both individuals and groups.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

1 - Illustrate different forms of engagement strategies with individuals and groups.

2 - Understand and utilise theories of participation and engagement

3- Explore conflict and potential ways to resolve this

4 - Present work according to academic conventions

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

80% attendance

Each element of the course assessment must be passed