Empowerment And Social Change EDUC5408
- Academic Session: 2022-23
- School: School of Education
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Semester 1
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
- Available to Erasmus 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 in local and global settings.
5* 4-hour sessions on Mondays
Assignment 1: Blog (800 words). Students must write a persuasive argument to support a social movement or campaign - 25%
Assignment 2: Campaign Plan (3000-word equivalent). Students will produce a campaign plan, with associated materials (posters, leaflets etc.) - 75%
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 in 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.