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LB5516 - Facilitation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject examines the dynamics of group facilitation and in particular considers how to work with difficult groups and groups in conflict in some way. The subject addresses groups in conflict from the perspective of participants, mediators and facilitators drawing on a range of theoretical models to inform practice. The subject covers process design, process management, and introduces participants to intermediary and advanced skills of group facilitation.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate complex conflict and related theories and standards for professional practice in CMR;
  • critically analyse complex conflicts and conflict management systems;
  • provide specialised advice to assist individuals, groups and organisations to constructively manage conflict;
  • effectively communicate with, facilitate and support people in personal, group, organisational and cross-cultural conflict;
  • independently and critically reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development.

Subject Assessment

  • initial learning brief (10%)
  • skills assessment (20%)
  • comparative paper (30%)
  • case study and advice (30%)
  • final learning brief (10%).

Special Assessment Requirements

This subject is taught online through LearnJCU and students need to participate online throughout the whole study period. There is also an optional face-to-face workshop (3 days: 17-19 May 2019) for skills activities. Students must engage in online learning from the first week of the study period and throughout the entire study period.


Availabilities

External, Study Period 5
Census Date 07-May-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours - Online and self-study activities.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 5
Census Date 07-May-2020
Face to face teaching 15-May-2020 to 17-May-2020 (3 day workshop: 15-17 May 2020 (attendance is compulsory). Compulsory pre-reading required prior to attending workshop. This subject is taught primarily online through LearnJCU and students need to participate online throughout the whole study period. Students must engage in online learning from the first week of the study period and throughout the entire study period.)
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Three days of workshops.
  • 109 hours - Online and self-study activities.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.