Short Title:Creative App Social Care 2
Full Title:Creative App Social Care 2
Module Code:SOCA H2001
Credits: 6
Field of Study:Basic / broad general programmes*
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Angela Feeney
Module Author:Ann Gilleece
Module Description:• To extend knowledge and competency in creative and recreational activities through practical participation in Applied Art and Music. • To explore the etiology of disability and the role of Art and Music in the lives of people who are challenged or disabled. • To provide the students with the knowledge and confidence to develop a Music and Art recreation programme for mainstream and special needs groups.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Develop their own competency in terms of skill development for ART and Music
LO2 Plan, implement, evaluate and practise activity planning through peer teaching.
LO3 Adapt and modify resources to aid participation in activity for those with physical limitations or disabilities
LO4 Identify the key components of Applied Art and Music in relation to improving the well-being of people with physical disabilities.

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Students in small groups will demonstrate in class Art and Music skills, which could be used and adaped by various social care users, for example, the elderly, youths, people with physical disabilitiy and mainstream . 3,4 50.00 Sem 1 End
Continuous Assessment Portfolio will include reflections on students' personal journey, using Art and Music, through the creative process. Samples of creative activites will be included in the portfolio. 1,2,3,4 50.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Practical No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Time No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 4.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Denise Lyons, Creative Studies for the caring professions, Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Recommended Book Resources
  • M. Liebermann 2004, Art Therapy for Groups: A Handbook of themes, games and Exercises, Routledge
  • Sue Jennings 1999, Introduction to Developmental Play Therapy, Jessica Kingsley Pub
  • Ng, Lina, My First Theory Book, Rhythm PM [ISBN: ISBM:MPM-3002-01]
  • Lisa A. Kurtz 2008, Undeerstanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder and other Learning disabilities, Jessica Kingsley
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HSOCA_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Social Care Practice 5 Elective