AD1047: Principles and Practice of Community Work
|No. of Students:||Min 20, Max 30.|
|Teaching Period(s):||Semesters 1 or 2 or 3. (semester details for this module will be confirmed at the start of the programme).|
|Teaching Methods:||7 x 3hr(s) Lectures (including guest speakers); 3 x 1hr(s) Other (site visits)|
|Module Co-ordinator:||Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.|
|Lecturer(s):||Staff, School of Applied Social Studies, and other related departments; Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.|
|Module Objective:||This module will enhance the students' knowledge, skills and abilities within the field of community work, enabling them to engage with groups and individuals at the grassroots of practice.|
Principles and practices of community work.
The role of the community worker.
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
|Assessment:||Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 800 word Agency Profile, 60 marks; Group Poster Presentation - group and individual presentations, 20 marks each).|
|Compulsory Elements:||Continuous Assessment. Attendance at lectures and tutorials. Attendance will be monitored by a class register.|
|Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.):||Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.|
|Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module:||40%.|
|End of Year Written Examination Profile:||No Formal Written Examination.|
|Requirements for Supplemental Examination:||Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed byt the Centre for Adult Continuing Education).|