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AD1048: Social Analysis of Community

Credit Weighting: 10
No. of Students: Min 20, Max 30.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
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: 14 x 3hr(s) Lectures (including guest speakers); 6 x 1hr(s) Tutorials
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Staff, School of Applied Social Studies, other related departments; Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Module Objective: This module Introduces students to the social, political, economic and cultural structures within Irish society, with a focus on the emergence of community in the delivery of social policy.
Module Content: Contemporary Irish Social policy.
Mechanisms of social inclusion.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Identify the key developments in the social, political, economic and cultural structures in Irish society that shape experience in contemporary Ireland at individual, community, local and national level.
  • Identify the impact of discrimination on marginalised groups in Irish society.
  • Identify mechanisms to address social exclusion.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to address discrimination.
Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (4 x 250 word entries to Individual Learning Journal, 100 marks; Group Presentation, 50 marks (25 marks for group, 25 marks for individual); One role play exercise relating to addressing discrimination in a specific context, 50 marks).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
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 by the Centre for Adult Continuing Education).

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