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PLAC6011 - Community Work Placement 4

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Title:Community Work Placement 4
Long Title:Community Work Placement 4
Module Code:PLAC6011
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Placement
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Next Review Date: November 2021
Module Coordinator: TOM O CONNOR
Module Author: Paddy Anderson
Module Description: This module supports the learner in fostering a learning path. This facilitates the development of the workplace competencies previously identified as deficient.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Develop a learning plan which facilitates critically engagement with the learning process.
LO2 Record evidence of learning which establishes achievement of defined core competencies.
LO3 Complete a formal learning agreement which will support the achievement of competencies identified.
LO4 Engage with workplace activities to fill the competence gaps as identified.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Workplace competencies
Definition of competency. Implications of competency development for community practice. Competency Frameworks. Core competencies identified in Towards Standards for Community Workers. UK Occupational Skills Competency Framework.
Learning portfolio
Structure and content. Evidence. Verification. Evidence of learning indicating achievement of defined core competencies.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Performance Evaluation Placement Portfolio 1,3,4 40.0 Sem End
Practical/Skills Evaluation Journal of Reflection 2,4 60.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture/workshop 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Directed workplace learning 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture/workshop 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Directed workplace learning 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Burke, John W. 2005, Competency Based Education And Training, Falmer UK [ISBN: 1850006261]
  • Christopher John (Editor) 2007, Becoming a Reflective Practitioner, Wiley-Blackwell [ISBN: 1405185678]
  • Ashling Jackson & Colm O'Doherty (eds) 2010, Community Development in Ireland: Theory, Policy and Pratice, Gill & Macmillan Dublin [ISBN: 9780717149742]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Barrett, R. 1994, The Limits of Competence, Open University Press Buckingham [ISBN: 10: 0335193412/ISBN13:978-0335193417]
  • Wilson, M. 2001, Building Practitioner Strengths, Community Development Foundation [ISBN: 1901974197]
  • Donald A. Schön 1985, Educating the Reflective Practitioner: Toward a New Design for Teaching and Learning in the Professions, Jossey-Bass [ISBN: 1555422209]
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
Supplementary Article/Paper Resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_HCOED_7 Bachelor of Arts in Community Development 4 Mandatory
CR_HCOED_6 Higher Certificate in Arts in Community Development 4 Mandatory

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