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PLAC7002 - Community Work Placement 6

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Title:Community Work Placement 6
Long Title:Community Work Placement 6
Module Code:PLAC7002
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Placement
Valid From: Semester 2 - 2017/18 ( January 2018 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Next Review Date: November 2021
Module Coordinator: TOM O CONNOR
Module Author: Paddy Anderson
Module Description: This module reviews the process of supervision in the community workplace and the roles of the supervisor and supervisee in that context. It facilitates the differentiation of the roles of supervisor, mentor, tutor, coach and trainer, and helps interpret these in relation to community-based project work.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Critically differentiate the roles of supervisor, mentor, tutor, coach and trainer.
LO2 Critique the role of supervisor with particular reference to the supervision of community-based project work.
LO3 Reflect and report on the process of supervision in relation to their own practice in placement.
LO4 Evaluate their own performance as supervisee within their own placement.
LO5 Evaluate the goals and objectives of the host organisation and critically locate their own practice within these.
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
Supervision
Roles and responsibilities of supervisor and supervisee.
Coaching and Mentoring
Roles and responsibilities in relation to teaching, supervising, tutoring, mentoring, coaching and training.
The workplace
Organisations - stuctures and processes. Aims and objectives. Workplace practices.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Performance Evaluation Report on the Student's Community Work Placement 4,5 40.0 Sem End
Reflective Journal Critical Reflection on the development of the 'Professional Self' in the Placement setting 1,2,3,4,5 60.0 Every Week
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
  • Carroll, Michael; Tholstrup, Margaret (Editors) 2010, Integrative Approaches to Supervision, Jessica Kingsley USA [ISBN: 9781853029660]
  • Starr, Julie 2011, The Coaching Manual: The definitive guide to the processes, principles and skills of personal coaching, Pearson Eduational Ltd [ISBN: 9780273740582]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Banks, Sarah; Campling, Jo (consultant editor) 2003, Ethics, Accountability, and the Social Professions, Palgrave Macmillan [ISBN: 0333751663]
  • Barnes, Gill Gorell; Down, Gwynneth (Contributor); McCann, Damian (Contributor) 2005, Systemic Supervision: A Portable Guide for Supervision Training, Jessica Kingsley [ISBN: 978-1853028533]
  • Butcher, Hugh; Banks, Sarah; Henderson, Paul & Robertson, Jim 2007, Critical Community Practice, Policy Press Bristol [ISBN: 978-1861347916]
  • Forde, Catherine; Kiely, Elizabeth; Meade, Rosie (Editors) 2010, Youth and Community Work in Ireland, Blackwell UK [ISBN: 9781842181737]
  • Grant, Barrie and Horrocks, Nigel 2004, First Steps to Community Development Learning, NIACE Leicester [ISBN: 1862011974]
  • McCormack, David 2010, "The Transformative Power of Journaling: Reflective Practice as Self Supervision", in: The Soul of Supervision: Integrating Practice and Theory, Morehouse Publishing New York, pp. 26-37 [ISBN: 978-0-8192-2376-0]
  • Pritchard, Jacki (Editor) 1994, Good Practice in Supervision: Statutory and Voluntary Organisations, Jessica Kingsley [ISBN: 1853022799]
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Work Education and Training (AIEB) 2016, All Ireland Standards for Community Work, Community Work Ireland, Galway
  • Leissner, Aryeh 1978, Three-dimensional community work: Guidelines and models for community work students, field supervisors and practitioners, published by the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Keele
Supplementary Article/Paper Resources
  • Eraut, M 2007, Learning from Other People in the Workplace, Oxford Review of Education, Special Issue on Professional Learning, 403 - 433
  • Lee, Ann; Combat Poverty Agency 2007, Community Development: Current Issues and Challenges
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_HCOED_7 Bachelor of Arts in Community Development 6 Mandatory

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