Empowerment And Social Change EDUC5408
- Academic Session: 2020-21
- School: School of Education
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Semester 1
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
This course defines the key terms of empowerment and social justice. Students will explore the application of human rights and anti-oppressive practices ion local and global settings.
1 day a week for 7 weeks on Tuesdays
Students will identify a local UK and an overseas case study and analyse their practice in terms of their effective in promoting empowerment and social justice. They must then discuss the resulting lessons for their own practice.
Main Assessment In: April/May
The course aims to define the key terms of empowerment and social justice. Students will explore the application of human rights and anti-oppressive practices ion local and global settings.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
a) Compare and contrast competing definitions of empowerment & social justice
b) Analyse models of Human rights and anti-oppressive practice
c) Critique community learning and development practice in both local and global settings in the light of empowerment & social justice, human rights and anti-oppressive practice
d) analyse their own practice in the light of the above
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.