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Theories and Concepts of Social Work and Early Childhood

Module name (EN): Theories and Concepts of Social Work and Early Childhood
Degree programme: Social work and early childhood, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: BSP-10
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2PS (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
BSP-10.1: /
BSP-10.2: Written exam (K) (bn)
Curricular relevance:
BSP-10 Social work and early childhood, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 2, mandatory course
BSP-10 Social work and early childhood, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 2, mandatory course
Workload:
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Zöller
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Zöller

[updated 26.08.2019]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will:
- be able to classify and describe current theories and concepts of social work and childhood education,
- be able to assess the importance of theories and concepts from the fields of social work and childhood education for both the discipline and the profession of social work and childhood education,
- have an analytical understanding of theories and concepts,
- be able to transfer theories and concepts of social work and childhood education to selected practical examples of social work,
- be able to address complex theoretical questions and processes constructively and in a reflexive manner,
- have trained their analytical thinking skills.
 


[updated 20.05.2020]
Module content:
Lecture:
- Introduction to current theories and concepts of social work and childhood education.
- The role of theories and concepts of social work and childhood education in the discipline and profession of social work.
- The connection between theory and practice.
 
Introductory seminar:
- The theories and concepts of social work and childhood education presented in the lecture.
- The important role of theories and concepts of social work in the discipline, as well as the profession.
- The relevance of theories and concepts of social work on the basis of case studies and empirical studies.

[updated 20.05.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture:
- Lecture
- Independent study: reading and processing scientific literature
 
Introductory seminar:
- Exercises within the framework of the seminar
- Independent study: reading and processing scientific literature
- Discussions about basic concepts and models in small groups and with the whole class
- Short presentations within the framework of the seminar
- Exemplary case studies
         
 


[updated 20.05.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
The most current textbooks and manuals on theories and concepts of social work and childhood education.

[updated 20.05.2020]
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