Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 17:31
This course seeks to assist individuals to enhance their capabilities in working in and through relationship and to found these on the community education value base and code of ethics and a critical appreciation of power relations. Power will be explored in a variety of creative ways – through drama, dance, image etc.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
· Ideas linked to power and empowerment in a community context (Rogers, Freire, Gramsci, Foucault, Bourdieu)
· The character and ethics of professional relationships
· Codes of ethics
· Forging, developing, monitoring and ending relationships — the values and skills required
· Different ways of conceptualising relationship – as guidance, mentoring, critical friend, counsellor
· Working with groups, group process, group dynamics and decision making structures and processes
· Communication technologies and power and the use of ICT in an empowering context
· Professional roles, partnership, interdisciplinary and multi-agency working
· Management discourses and the value base
· Self management, self motivation, self evaluation
· Working with and leading othersWrih��;|�_
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st attempt: Continuous assessment 100%
Task 1 (75%) Assessed on CAS Scale
Students will produce a multi-media model showing evidence of a transformative relationship, which they have facilitated. The relationship, its context and impact should be critically analysed. The model will include:
· Links to the professional value base and code of ethics
· Links to the wider social and political context
· Evidence of the dispositions and skills used in the relationship
· A consideration of change and how it has occurred
In addition, students must contribute 3 critical reflections on their experience of power relations and ethics in practice to the online learning community. Each should address different kinds of relationships such as with partners, colleagues, community activists, learners. The 3 reflections should be contributed at different points in the course and should amount to a total of at least 750 words. (25%) Pass or fail
To pass the course both elements must achieve a PASS.
Resit: One resubmission of either part if deemed unsatisfactory. Task 1: Resubmission of multi-media model. Task 2 may require and alternative task if participation in group is not possible:1200 word reflection on power and ethics in practice and in online learning.
There are no assessments for this course.