Empowerment And Social Change EDUC5408
- Academic Session: 2021-22
- 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 ion local and global settings.
5* 4-hour sessions on Mondays
Students will write a 3000-word essay in which they critically analyse the social movement/campaign and discuss in relation to empowerment and social justice values and theories. They must discuss the implications of this social movement/campaign for their own practice in relation to concepts of human rights and anti-oppression.
Students will write an 800-word blog in which they write a persuasive argument to support the social movement or campaign discussed in the essay
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.