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International Topic: Sustainable global justice32579/4115/1819/1/02
Study guide

International Topic: Sustainable global justice

32579/4115/1819/1/02
Academic year 2018-19
Is found in:
  • English programme for Health, Education and Welfare, programme stage 3
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 5 credits
Weight: 5,00
(#) Optional course unit (must be replaced)
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.03.2019 ()
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Co-ordinator: Houtteman Yvan
Other teaching staff: Bens Ann
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 2

Objectives

Are able to understand the relevance of globalization and sustainability issues in relation to social work.(INT)
Are able to critically analyze social problems from the perspective of sustainability.(T)
Are able to critically analyze social problems from a historical perspective.(T)
Are able to critically analyze social problems within a broad, global perspective of society.(T)
Are able to find sustainable solutions for social problems (W&I)
Are able to relate the concepts: human rights, social justice, collective responsibility and diversity.(W & I)
Act in their social work professionals with social and political consciousness, based on human rights, social justice, collective responsibility and diversity (INT).
Are able to critically argue and take position on social work issues starting from the concepts: human rights, social justice, collective responsibility and diversity.(INT)
Are able to critically reflect as social professionals looking from an agogic, policy and social perspective reflecting on the concepts of human rights, social justice, collective responsibility and diversity.(INT)



W&I = knowing and understanding
T = applying, practicing
INT = integrating

Contents

Social justice as a universal concept (theoretical concepts and examples from practice)
Ecological justice as a universal concept (theoretical concepts and examples from practice)
The social cost of neo-liberal globalisation.

Order of enrolment

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Prerequisites

The arrangements regarding prerequisites applied for this course unit, if applicable, are laid out in the Faculty’s international curriculum.

Final objectives

SW01 Are able to critically reflect in their social work practice after self-reflection and analyzing society.
SW07 Are able to define social problems within a the scope of social work together with stakeholders taking into account a historical, global and sustainable framework.
SW11 Are able to act with social political consciousness taking into account human rights, social justice, collective responsibility and respect for diversity.

Teaching methods

  • Activating lecture
  • Excursion
    Additional information: Studyvisits

Organisation of education

lectures and studyvisits

Study guidance

The teacher will be available at scheduled moments.

Evaluation

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
MomentForm%Remark
Non-periodicObservation of performance of the student20,00Presence in the lessons is obliged for the assessment in this training module. A prerequisite for the evaluation, is to attend the scheduled lessons, to participate actively in all the course components, to accomplish the assignments en to respect the given deadlines of these tasks and assignments.
PeriodicWritten examination60,00Open ended questions and intended for standardized answers
PeriodicPaper20,00Product evaluation
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
MomentForm%Remark
PeriodicPaper100,00Product evaluation

Evaluation

First exam session

Observation of performance (20%).

Evaluation by teacher.
Presence in the lessons is obliged for the assessment in this training module. A prerequisite for the evaluation, is to attend the scheduled lessons, to participate actively in all the course components, to accomplish the assignments en to respect the given deadlines of these tasks and assignments.

Written examination with open ended questions and intended for standardized answers (60%)

Evaluation by teacher.

Assignment: report (20%).

Evaluation by teacher.

Product evaluation.


Second exam session



report 100 %

Evaluation by teacher.

Product evaluation.

Study materials

2. Syllabi
syllabus Sustainable Global JusticeMandatory
  • Author: Ann Bens
  • Publisher: HoGent
  • Edition: 2018-2019

Study costs

The estimated cost is approx. 10 euro for the syllabus and 10 euro for transportation costs

Key words

Sustainability
Globalisation
Human rights
Neo- liberalisme
Social justice