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AP6807: Mindfulness and Reflective Practice

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 12, 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: 24hr(s) Lectures (including demonstrations, group work, dyads, practice)
Module Co-ordinator:
Lecturer(s): Staff, School of Applied Psychology; Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Module Objective: Provide participants with a strong foundation in reflective inquiry to examine their mindfulness practice. Give opportunity to reflect on acceptance, mindfulness and committed action in Acceptance and Commitment Training.
Module Content: Reflective practice, acceptance and commitment training, nine attitudinal foundations of mindfulness.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Define and engage with reflective practice in mindfulness.
  • Engage with journal writing.
  • Evaluate the function of the nine attitudinal foundations of Mindfulness.
  • Critically examine the concepts of acceptance, mindfulness and committed action in Acceptance and Commitment Training.
  • Critically review the role of values in ACT.
  • Appreciate the ethical considerations involved in Mindfulness.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 3,000 word reflective assignment).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment. Personal mindfulness practice.
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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