Practice Placement EDUC5412
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: School of Education
- Credits: 40
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
This course provides students an opportunity to demonstrate their competence as practitioners in a community learning development setting. Students will plan, implement and evaluate practice and analyse it in the light of community learning & development theory.
September to December 8 x 1 hour seminars
From January to May over 7 x 2 hour workshops
Requirements of Entry
The summative assessment consists of:
■ Creation of a portfolio which examines the context of the placement. Worth 20%
■ Integrative practice study of 5,000 words. Worth 60%.
■ An observation of practice. Worth 20% and assesses students' practice against the Standards Council for Community Learning & Development competences.
Each individual element of assessment must be passed.
To enable students to
a) demonstrate competence in community learning & development practice against the CLD Standards
b) interrogate their practice in the light of community learning & development theory
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
a) Implement a programme of CLD activities in line with the CLD competences
b) Analyse CLD practice in the light of a range of CLD theories
c) Critically reflect on their own practice
d) Identify unmet learning needs
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits