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LB5516 - Facilitation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office (pre 2015)

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.
Assumed
Knowledge:
LB5500 or LB5525

Availabilities

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 4
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching 21-Mar-2014 to 23-Mar-2014 (One three day workshop: 21 - 23 March 2014)
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson.
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Three days of workshops: 21 - 23 March 2014
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); skills assessment (20%); comparative paper (30%); case study and advice (30%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance on all days is compulsory. Pre-workshop reading and online participation.

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson.
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Three days of workshops (Optional): 21 - 23 March 2014
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); skills assessment (20%); comparative paper (30%); case study and advice (30%); final learning brief (10%).

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.