Short Title:Equality, Cultural Diversity and Intercultural competencies
Full Title:Equality, Cultural Diversity and Intercultural competencies
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:CULT H4003
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Humanities
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Helena Doody
Module Author:Zuzana Tesarova
Module Description:The aim of this module is to develop students’ awareness and understanding of issues facing individuals and groups from diverse cultural backgrounds in contemporary Ireland. Students will develop an understanding of cultural and ethnic diversity in Irish context, critically reflect on policies in this area and understand and be able to analyse the role of language in society. Students will reflect on their own ethnic heritage, history, cultural identity, values. In order to progress, all components of module assessment must be passed by students – failure to successfully to complete any component will require repeat assessment/exam.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Develop competencies and skills necessary for working in contemporary Ireland alongside diverse workforce and clients
LO2 Critically examine own cultural heritage, history, identity and values
LO3 Critically evaluate policies and legislation in regards of migration and integration
LO4 Critically evaluate the role of language to support culture and integration
LO5 Critically evaluate the impact of racism, inequality, stereotypes and prejudice on marginalised groups in the society
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment A variety of online, field and in-class assessments to assess participation and the achievement of learning outcomes 1,2,4,5 50.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam n/a 3,4,5 50.00 End-of-Semester

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 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • McCann James, C., De Róiste, A., McHugh, J. 2009, Social Care Practice in Ireland, Gill Education [ISBN: 9780717145096]
  • Wing Sue, D., Jackson, K.F., Rasheed, M.N., Rasheed, J.M. 2016, Multicultural Social Work Practice, 2nd ed Ed., John Wiley & Sons [ISBN: 9781118536100]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Aleman, S., Fitzpatrick, T., Tran, T.V., Gonzalez, E. 2014, Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Elders, Routledge [ISBN: 9781317826811]
  • Crotty, R. 2013, Introduction to Intercultural Studies, Gill Education [ISBN: 9780717156306]
  • Hall, G.C.,N. 2017, Multicultural Psychology, 3rd ed Ed., Routledge [ISBN: 1134990871]
  • Hofstede, G., Hofstede,G.J. and Minkov, M. 2010, Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind, Third Edition, 3rd ed Ed., McGraw Hill Professional [ISBN: 9780071770156]
  • Murray, C. and Urban, M. 2012, Diversity & Equality in Early Childhood, Gill & MacMillan [ISBN: 0717149943]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HSASC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Applied Social Care 7 Mandatory