CRPR06005 2016 Creative Practice 1: Introduction to Creative Practice
Using a Social Pedagogy approach, this module will incorporate a holistic approach to learning through the development of The Head (cognitive knowledge i.e. theories of creativity), The Heart (emotional/social development and an introduction to reflexive practice within creative engagement) and The Hands (utilising creative materials and methods).
This module maps to the CORU Standards of Proficiency below:
Domain 1: Professional Autonomy and Accountability
Domain 2: Communication, Collaborative Practice and Teamworking
Domain 5: Professional Knowledge and Skills
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Demonstrate engagement with a variety of creative activities (Domain 2.13, 5.6)
Utilise playful processes as a means of problem-solving (Domain 1.23, 5.6)
Identify two discipline specific, theoretical frameworks that link to professional creative practice (Domain 5.16)
Show an understanding of the ancillary learning opportunities that creative engagement can provide in the early years and social care setting (Domain 1.23, 5.8)
Identify the benefits of creative engagement for psychsocial well-being (Domain 5.8, 5.6)
Reflectively evaluate her/his learning and skills acquisition (Domain 1.18, 1.22, 5.9)
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Module Assessment Strategies
This modules assessment allows for assessment of CORU Standards of Proficiency as follows:
Project work (Domain 1:18, 1:22, 1:23, 2:13, 5.6, 5:8, 5.9, 5:16,)
To be decided at Exam Board
1. The role of creativity in self development
2. The role of the environment in creative engagement
3. Creative materials and processes
4. Creative and dramatic play as a mode for innovation and problem solving
5. Accessing imagination and facilitating expression
6. Narrative, story making and devising skills
7. Creative processes and their potential as modes of learning
8. Creative therapy, identify and social engagement
9. Creativity and diversity
10. Introduction to social pedagogy
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Practical||Continuous Assessment||Project||100 %||Week 13||1,2,3,4,5,6|
Full Time Mode Workload
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