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The assessment strategy is to create a bespoke assessment of work based learning, with reference to psycho-social theoretical approaches. It therefore depends on the learning contract negotiated with the facilitator.
The assessment states that it must be equivalent to a project of 6000 words because some options of assessment will not take the form of written work in the form of an orthodox essay or report. Other options include:
Clearly, where there are different options for assessment there will be guidelines so that you and academic staff can have confidence that assessments are comparable. Assessment strategies need to meet three criteria:
This module can be taken as stand-alone CPD course or can contribute towards:
This will be a work based learning course and, as such, guided by developments in the field as well as your requirements.
It will present the psychoanalytic, sociological and philosophical underpinnings of a psycho-social approach in the social sciences through the following themes:
This module will allow you to demonstrate an advanced understanding of some of the key psycho-social theories, concepts and debates.
On completing the course, you will be able to:
Learning and Teaching
Scheduled learning includes lectorials, tutorials, project supervision; work based learning.
Lectorials will be used to both introduce and discuss key psycho-social themes, concepts and debates already existing in the area of emotion, affect and society.
Lectorials allow a form of interactive delivery, whereby discussion and connections between your present work and/or past professional experience and content may influence lecture content delivery.
Tutorials will be aimed at guiding you through your learning and at facilitating you to create a bespoke learning contract and assessment portfolio.
Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading, assignment preparation and completion etc. Scheduled sessions may vary slightly depending on the module choices you make.
Blackboard will be used to facilitate learning through providing guidance and learning materials.
The work environment, whether based on paid employment or volunteering, is also a source of experiential learning and specific skills acquisition required for the module.
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30 credit Masters level module
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