Mediation Skills for the Learning Context
Dublin City University
Area of Study
Education, Teacher Education
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the processes and skills necessary for effective interpersonal communication between educators/trainers and learners in an education and training environment. In this module students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to support the practice of teaching and learning in an education/training setting, for example, factors influencing a positive learning environment, managing the relationship in the learning environment, mediation skills for working with students with special education needs,skills & competencies for the intercultural learning environment,dealing with conflict, and professional and personal self-care for the educator/trainer.Students are expected to attend lectures and engage in group work to share and reflect on their experience with respect to the mediation aspect of the placement practice module on the programme.
1. Develop a reflective practice approach in working as an educator/trainer.
2. Create the appropiate conditions to maximise a positive learning environment for students in an education/training environment.
3. Employ the requisite skills to manage situations of confrontation and conflict in an education/training environment.
4. Integrate into their practice the necessary skills for working in a diverse education/training context.
5. Apply basic counselling, coaching and mentoring techniques to become a skilled helper as an educator/trainer.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.