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Peer Facilitation and Feedback

'Preparation for Practice Learning' Module is a pre-requisite module which must be successfully completed prior to social work students commencing their first work based placement.


Outline of Activity

Facilitate 6 one hour sessions with peers from the year below. Two of the sessions include direct input to teaching supported by lecturer on 'Preparation for Practice Learning' Module. A further 4 peer feedback sessions are completed online to support first years to develop their writing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Contribute to an interactive shared learning environment within the classroom and online, supported by resources on BBL.
  • Recognise the benefits of peer facilitation and feedback in constructing new knowledge.
  • Reflect on the range of issues facing first years student learning experience on the social work degree programme.
  • Utilise BBL and VLE tools to complete peer feedback task.
  • Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and independently throughout.
  • Identify issues that could arise in peer facilitation and feedback sessions.
  • Revision of key skills, knowledge and values associated with practice learning in social work.

Assessment Details

Attend induction workshop - the role and skills require of peer facilitator / peer feedback.
Facilitate 2 peer learning inputs to lecture roster.
Provide 4 peer feedback sessions online, supported by tools within BBL, commenting on the written work of first year students.
Maintain a reflective journal on their learning experience of peer facilitation and feedback.

Level of Commitment

30 hours.

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