Community Development Practice EDUC1066

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 40
  • Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

This course focuses on helping students to make connections between their practice experience and relevant theoretical ideas.

Timetable

16 sessions of 3 hours which and include 450 hours of practice in the field to meet the Scottish Standard Board's practice requirements.

Requirements of Entry

None

Excluded Courses

None

Assessment

1. 2000 word assignment (50%)

2. The student will be observed in a community development practice situation (25%)

3. The student will do a verbal presentation of a community map (25%)

Course Aims

To enable the student to apply the community development process in a range of settings.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

The students will be able to:

1
Determine appropriate strategies, models and theories to affect social change in a particular community context

2 Recognise how values and theories informed their community development practice
3
 Evaluate the planning and implementation of the community development process
4
 Reflect on their own strengths and weaknesses as a practitioner over the duration of the course
5
 Assess the impact of their actions

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

80% attendance

Each element of the course assessment must be passed