Student Centred Work Based Learning HEA3052


This module provides the opportunity for students to learn whilst exploring issues within the workplace/placement area. It will allow students to formulate their own learning outcomes and assessment strategy linked to their chosen subject enquiry.

Module Code: HEA3052
Level: 6
Credits: 60
Cost: £1440 for Sept 2019 to July 2020

Who is this module for?

Individuals who support children or adults with a learning disability.

What are the key aims of the programme?

This module has been designed to enhance the process of recognising learning which has occurred through experience, whilst maintaining academic rigour and integrity.

What will I study?

  • Development of a learning contract;
  • Formulation of learning outcomes;
  • Suitable assessment strategies;
  • Identification of appropriate academic and workplace/placement support;
  • Identification of teaching strategies;
  • Evaluation of positive behaviour support strategies.

How will I be assessed?

7,000 word negotiated project.

On successful completion you will:

  • Demonstrate in their work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities a critical understanding of the factors underlying challenging behaviour;
  • Demonstrate the use of applied behaviour analysis to interpret complex behaviours;
  • Critically analyse issues relating to the design and implementation of an intervention programme;
  • Critically reflect on their achievements in utilising applied behaviour analysis and make recommendations for future developments.

Study Dates and Venues

September 2019

Venue: Ormskirk Campus

Starts: Fri 13th Sep 2019

Session Times:
  • Session 1, Friday, 13 Sept 19, 9.00am - 4.00pm, ALS Briefing Attendance
  • All other sessions are ALS sessions agreed with Facilitators, with various venues
  • Assignment submission Mon 18th May 2020 by 4pm

    Study dates and times are subject to change.

Further Information

Module availability varies from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Due to the popularity of some modules it may be that the module is fully booked when your application is received. We will include your details on a waiting list and allocate you a place on the next available intake.

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This is a compulsory module on the BSc (Hons) Behaviour Analysis and Intervention programme.