CRPR06009 2017 Creative Practice 2: Becoming A Creative Facilitator
Students will explore theories, methods and practice of creative facilitation and be provided with a full practical understanding of the requirements that must be satisfied before running a creative workshop or activity.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Demonstrate understanding of facilitation techniques and group processes.
Demonstrate a knowledge of supporting theoretical models relating to creative practice.
Plan a range of structured creative activities for a defined group in a setting.
Implement a range of structured creative activities for a defined group in a setting.
Evaluate a range of structured creative activities for a defined group in a setting.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Arts based methodologies
Module Assessment Strategies
Delivery of two practical workshops and a presentation
Repeat requirements will be dependent on failed components.
1. Develop facilitation skills and techniques
- Styles of facilitation
- Understanding/communicating with the group
- Principles and values
- Facilitating a group
2. Explore supporting theoretical models
- Social Pedagogy in creative practice
- Understanding the benefits of creative engagement for personal development and social interaction
3. Practical creative workshop requirements
- Child protection, health & safety etc
- Space requirements etc.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Practical||Practical||Practical Evaluation||60 %||Week 6||1,3,4|
|2||Presentation||Project||Individual Project||40 %||Week 12||2,5|
Full Time Mode Workload
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