Module leader: Phil McCash

Module running in 2015/16 and 2016/17

The Group Work and Group Work (Certificate) module enables participants to develop practice in the facilitation of group work. The module is designed to develop reflective group work practice focusing on: theories of group work and learning; preparation and facilitation; assessment; and evaluation.

Learning outcomes
By the end of the module the student should be able to:

Outline syllabus

Summary of teaching
30 hours of blended learning consisting predominantly of intensive, residential workshops with further materials provided via a virtual learning environment supported by a module reading pack and tutorial support. The attendance-based teaching is advertised in the AGCAS training calendar as Group Work.

Module timing and duration
Usually, this module runs once a year between April and July. Participants are allowed 5 months to complete.

Summative assessment
CE931: the assignment consists of a 5000 word project (100%). Typically, participants are asked to carry out two group work activities and evaluate them.
CE924: the assignment consists of a 2500 word project (100%). Typically, participants are asked to carry out one group work activity and evaluate it.
Before enrolling on this module, you must ensure that you will be able to record and conduct some group works within the 5 month timescale.