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PLAC6006 - Community Work Placement 3

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Title:Community Work Placement 3
Long Title:Community Work Placement 3
Module Code:PLAC6006
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Placement
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( September 2019 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Next Review Date: November 2021
Module Coordinator: TOM O CONNOR
Module Author: Paddy Anderson
Module Description: This module revisits the self-assessment process for the year one module and conducts a re-assessment in the context of the defined core competencies. It supports the learner in the development of evidence of achievement of core competencies and in identifying deficiencies in relation to them. It assists the learner, in consulation with the placement co-ordinator and the workplace supervisor, to devise learning activities to address identified competence gaps.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Conduct a self assessment and identify those competencies which have been achieved to date.
LO2 Develop an individual skills inventory in the context of the core competencies deemed as appropriate for community work practice
LO3 Record and reflect on evidence of attainment and learning in a porfolio
LO4 Identify under supervision those gaps remaining in achievement of core competencies.
LO5 Construct a set of learning activities to be undertaken to address deficiencies in competence levels.
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
Community Workplace Competencies
Identification and self assessment.
Learning - Recording
Nature and purpose of activity diary and learning diary, Learning journal and learning portfolio - constructive content and completion in relation to workplace competencies.
Learning Agreement
Roles of supervisor, co-ordinator, learner. Format of learning agreement - learning activities, supports and responsibilities.
Assessment
Purpose and methods of assessment, self assessment. Application to workplace competencies.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Performance Evaluation Placement Report 2,3,4 40.0 Sem End
Practical/Skills Evaluation Self assessment report 1,2,3,4,5 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
  • Bolton, Gillie, Delderfield, Russell 2018, Reflective Practice: Writing and Professional Development, Sage Publications UK [ISBN: 1526411709]
  • Stack, M. Brian 2017, Breaking With Tradition: The Shift to Competency-Based Learning in PLCS at Work, Solution Tree Press [ISBN: 1943874891]
  • Moon, Jennifer 2006, A Handbook for Reflective Practice and Professional Development, Routledge [ISBN: 9780203969212]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Bassot, Barbara 2016, The Reflective Journal, Macmillan Education UK [ISBN: 9781137603487]
  • Jackson, A. Colm O'Doherty 2012, Community Development In Ireland, Gill and Macmillan Dublin [ISBN: 978071749742]
  • Johns, Christopher 2005, Becoming a reflective practitioner, Third Ed., Wiley-Blackwell; UK [ISBN: 1405118334]
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Tierney, H 2015, Mapping Fieldwork and Supervision Practice in Social Professions, Youth Studies Ireland (YSI), Vol. 6. No 1 & 2, 31
  • Community Workers Co-operative; 2016, Towards Standards for Quality Community Work: An All Ireland Statement of Values, Principles and Work Standards
  • Department of Health and Children 2011, Children First: national guidelines for the protection and welfare of children
Other Resources
  • Website:: Community Work Ireland 2016, All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Work Education and Training (AIEB) , Galway
  • Website:: HM Government 2015, Working Together to Safeguard Children, HM Government, UK
  • Website:: Department of Children and Youth Affairs 2011, Children First Guidance, Dublin
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_HCOED_7 Bachelor of Arts in Community Development 3 Mandatory
CR_HCOED_6 Higher Certificate in Arts in Community Development 3 Mandatory

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