Community-Based Group Work EDUC5407
- Academic Session: 2023-24
- School: School of Education
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Semester 1
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
This course explores how to work with groups in a range of community contexts, ensuring effective, equitable and meaningful experiences for participants. The course examines how community learning and development values, and human rights, can enable collaboration across diversity and difference for positive outcomes.
This course will run across 10 weeks, on Mondays from 1 pm to 3 pm
Assignment 1 - Group Work Simulation Exercise - 40%
Assignment 2 - 2000-Word Critical Discussion on how Community Learning and Development values and a human rights approach to group work promotes collaboration across difference- 60%
The aim of the course is to equip students with the ability to work with groups in a range of community contexts, ensuring effective, equitable and meaningful experiences for participants.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
LO1 Critical understanding of range of methods and approaches used in working with groups in a range of community contexts.
LO2 Develop original and creative approaches that ensure equitable and meaningful experiences for participants
LO3 Conceptualise a human rights'-based approach to positive collaboration in group work settings
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.