University College Ghent
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Study guide

Creative skills and methods

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • IC Social educational care work, programme stage 1
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Weight: 3,00
Total study time: 75,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.03.2022 ()

Organisation of education

Teaching Activities, Learning Activities, Assessment Activities
Lecture6,00 hours
Self-study27,00 hours
Seminar18,00 hours
Supervised independent work24,00 hours
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under credit contract.
Co-ordinator: Boone Peter
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 2


It is suitable to justify why this course has been included in the curriculum. You -as a future educator-will have to work with your own skills/abilities and restrictions. You are your own working instrument. So first of all it is important that you learn to explore, discover and controle this instrument. Once this first exploration ( of your own working instrument) is achieved, you can continue further exploration. It is an important basic attitude that you challenge yourself to experiment with 'Music and movement’. This must be your own initiative. Hereby, we would like to stimulate your problem-solving abilities. In this search of the concrete creation/design of your own non-verbal, creative (and expressive) communication, you can discover for yourself the forces/powers of both fields/disciplines. At the end of this course there will be (time for) feedback and reflection on/at one’s own learning process.


This course consists of following parts:
Background information about ‘Creative skills and methods’
‘Music and Movement’ :content of the course

Order of enrolment

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Attainment targets secondary education.

Final objectives

This course supports the learning outcomes which are a translation of the level descriptors leading to the degree of bachelor in higher professional education from the Codex higher education

3. Select attainable goals and suitable methods on the basis of quality (socio) (educational) care work-related knowledge in consultation with the parties involved in a tailored manner

3.3 Justify the choice of objectives and methods of services and care in a (socio) (educational) care work context

4. Guarantee the development opportunities and quality of life in the everyday context, especially living, working, learning, leisure time, in a methodical, durable, creative and innovative manner by effective supervision, coordination and organisation
4.1 Supervise a client, client system in a stimulating manner with a view to the latter acquiring and/or broadening the necessary competences to allow development opportunities and quality of life in the everyday context

5. Create a supportive environment in consultation with a client and client system to support the emotional, social, cognitive and motor development

5.2 Develop appropriate professional relationships to create an optimal and safe environment that generates development and deployment opportunities for a client and client system
7. Communicate with a client, client system, colleagues, external parties clearly and respectfully, both in (multidisciplinary) teams and in complex and specialised contexts
7.2 Apply efficient and effective communication methods and techniques to clearly inform a client, client system, colleagues, external parties and initiate dialogue

Teaching methods

  • Practice session
    Additional information: Practise session
  • Assignment
    Additional information: assignment

Organisation of education

Lecture – interactive
Seminar-guided exercises
This course supports, linked to its substantive identity, the possibility of implementation of international guest speakers and/or visits in an international context.

Study guidance

Exercises and feedback during the lessons
Oral feedback for the final product (music session) of music by the teacher
Consultation by appointment


First examination period
Examination methods in case of non-periodic evaluation related to the first examination period
Non-periodic evaluation (50% of the marks)
Presence during these lessons is necessary
Product evaluation (50% of the marks)

The students prepare-in small groups- a musical session in which they combine several working methods they learned during the lessons and this as an end-of-term assignment

The student has to write an individual reflection assignment

It is the responsability of the student, if he wants to pass this course, to attend all lessons, to participate actively in the teaching methods used and to fulfill the proposed work asseignments within the deadlines.

Because this class works with non periodic evaluation, it is important to attend all 6 lessons.  If you are absent for 3 or more lessons you can't succeed anypore for this 2 course.

For the proces evaluation a retake is not possible.

Second examination period

Examination methods in case of non-periodic evaluation related to the second examination period

Non-periodic evaluation (50% of the marks)
The marks for the non-periodic evaluation (50% of the marks) related to the first examination period are preserved

Product evaluation (50% of the marks)
Only for the product evaluation, there is a possibility for a second examination period


Study costs

No costs.

Key words

Music and movement