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Describe social science theories concerning the concept of crisis and systematic shocks and the types of interventions used to mitigate impacts.
Apply problem-solving skills to produce a case study of a systemic shock connects to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Describe how the state and civil society can use resilience and flexibility to address systematic social problems.
Identify opportunities to participate in activities that address systematic shocks and build resilience in Ireland and globally.
Topics which will be covered in this module include systemic shocks and the role of resilience, flexibility, group cohesion, systems recovery and connected social justice issues.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: A case study of resilience (group project).||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Portfolio: You will write up your portfolio based on your seminar work and participation on the module’s discussion boards.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Students will be provided with feedback on their contributions to the discussing forums throughout the module. During seminars students will be offered group feedback prior to submitting their portfolios. Students will be given individual feedback on their essays, post-assessment.
|Dr Ruben Flores||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Mr Liam Fogarty||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Mr Kieran Moloney||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Cliódhna O'Connor||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Mr Brendan O'Neill||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Aidan O'Sullivan||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Fri 10:00 - 11:50|
|Seminar||Offering 1||Week(s) - 2, 4, 6, 9||Mon 15:00 - 15:50|
|Seminar||Offering 2||Week(s) - 2, 4, 6, 9||Tues 13:00 - 13:50|
|Seminar||Offering 3||Week(s) - 2, 4, 6, 9||Thurs 11:00 - 11:50|
|Seminar||Offering 4||Week(s) - 2, 4, 6, 9||Fri 13:00 - 13:50|