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EDUC8016 - Global Ed-Creative Approaches

Title:Global Ed-Creative Approaches
Long Title:Arts, Participation and Development: Creative Approaches to Global Education and Action
Module Code:EDUC8016
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Education Studies
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2009/10 ( September 2009 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: LOUISE FOOTT
Module Author: ORLA FLYNN
Module Description: This module gives the learner an introduction to creative methodologies for the delivery of global education programmes. It will present concepts and models of development and global education with exploration of several key topics. The course will consider models of non formal learning, community development, community arts and art and citizenship. The module will also give experience in creative methodologies for exploration and communication about global education topics.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate, through writing and presentation of case studies, an understanding of the terms ‘development’, 'development/global education' and ‘sustainable development'.
LO2 Demonstrate an understanding, through case studies and group activities, of non-formal learning, community development, community arts, and arts and citizenship.
LO3 Describe and analyse the emergence and role of community arts in various cultural, economic and political contexts.
LO4 Critically reflect and communicate ideas on a number of global education topics.
LO5 Plan a short creative programme that addresses a global education topic.
LO6 Engage constructively in group processes and activities.
LO7 Demonstrate a range of creative techniques, such as theatre and visual arts, that are effective tools for exploring global education topics and apply them to specific contexts.
LO8 Evaluate programmes with various relevant tools and evaluate one's self.
LO9 Present knowledge of key stakeholders in development education and community arts in a national context.
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 CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
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
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.
It is highly recommended that you would have Level 7, or prior experience in Community Education, Art and Critical Voices, but the reality is those with no formal qualifications or art experience will also be considered.
No Co Requisites listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The key concepts and models related to the term "development" with critical reflection on the terminology.
Global/Development Education
Presentation of the Irish context of development education and the government agendas that promote development education. Key agencies involved in the formal and non-formal education sector.
Development Topics
Exploration and reflection using creative methods on several key topics, e.g. fair trade, human rights, environment and education. Introduction to key facts and concepts. Focus will be on the ability to critically reflect on the topics.
Models of Non-Formal Learning, Community Development, Community Arts, and Art & Citizenship
Presentation of models; Case studies of global education projects in Ireland; Case studies of emergence of NGO's using Arts as a tool for transformation in the Global South.
Creative Methodologies
All the above topics to be explored/presented in a manner that models non-formal learning through creative methodologies. A series of workshops will present the technical use of specific materials and methods, eg theatre of the oppressed, street art, music.
Group work and Planning Activiies
The course will reflect on the group development of the participant learners. The experience will be reflected in the context of stages of group development. Models and tools for carrying out group projects to be provided. Peer facilitation opportunities to be provided.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Essay n/a 1,3,4 15.0 Week 5
Other Peer facilitation 1,2,3,4,9 20.0 Week 7
Project Plan, Run and Evaluate Short Creative Programme 4,5,6,7,8 50.0 Sem End
Other Self-evaluation and action plan for CPD 1,4,8,9 15.0 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 No Description 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Tutorial No Description 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) No Description 3.0 Every Third Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) No Description 5.0 Every Week 5.00
Total Hours 16.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 14.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 9.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Ballin, B., Bowden, R. & Breeze, N. 2002, 80:20 Development in an Unequal World, 5th edition Ed., Teachers in Development Education [ISBN: 0953513661]
  • Boal, A. 2007, Games for Actors and Non-Actors, 2nd edition Ed., Taylor & Francis [ISBN: 0-415-26708-0]
  • Steffen, A. 2006, World Changing: A Users Guide for the 21st Century, Abrams
  • Mandel, J. 2006, Global Justice (Key Concepts), Polity [ISBN: 0745630669]
  • Farnum & Schaffer, Youth Arts Handbook: Programmes for Youth at Risk, Youth Arts Development Project
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_AARPD_8 Certificate in Arts Participation and Development: Creative Approaches to Global Education and Action 1 Mandatory

Cork Institute of Technology
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