ACE

AP1849: Authentic Self Expression

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 16, Max 22.
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: 6 x 4hr(s) Lectures
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Staff, Department of Ace.
Module Objective: To provide participants with a knowledge of the nature of the self, the factors that support the emergence of the self, the factors that block the emergence of the self and the effects of low self-esteem on one's everyday functioning.
Module Content: The Nature of the Self; The Emergence of the Self; The Early Years; The Eclipse of the Self; The Concepts of Self-Image, Self-Esteem, Self-Concept; The Realisation of the Self.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Outline the nature of the Self and Shadow Self.
  • Describe and explain the family and community dynamics that support the emergence of the self.
  • Describe and explain the family and community dynamics that block the emergence of the self.
  • Identify a child's, adult's and their own present level of self-esteem.
  • Illustrate the insights and actions required for the resolution of self-esteem difficulties.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 2,500 word essay).
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 Module Coordinator.).

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