Module Title:Study Semester Abroad
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 30
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 12 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Learners will be supported in their learning through pre-placement support delivered by the International Office. The core teaching & learning strategy employed on this module is based on the teaching & learning strategies delivered in the partner academic institution and as set out in the student learner agreement.
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to enable learners gain an international academic and cultural experience by spending a period in a partner academic environment: probably but not exclusively under the ERASMUS programme. The aim is to expose learners to a broader range of educational contexts and educational approaches related to their studies at IT Carlow, and to develop capacities to think and operate independently and autonomously.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate competency in the modules undertaken as laid down in the student learning agreement. The learning outcomes of this module include the aggregated learning outcomes of the modules taken while studying abroad.
LO2 Demonstrate the social and interpersonal skills to engage and effectively communicate in unfamiliar, new, uncertain and international contexts and to navigate language and cultural barriers.
LO3 Demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and self-reliance in applying knowledge, skills and competency in addressing uncertain contexts, tasks and complex settings to achieve the learning outcomes of the academic programme of study abroad.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Pre-departure Support
PORTFOLIO: module descriptors, logistics & confirmation, health & safety, personal security, student code of discipline, student code of conduct, communication & oversight protocol & final schedule, personal documentation & learning agreement check and guidelines.
Study Semester Abroad: Indicative Content
Comprises the content in the modules declared in the student learning agreement. The Study Semester Abroad experience will enable leaners engage an alternative educational learning environment; probably but not exclusively under the ERASMUS programme. The 30 ECTS accredited duration for the module will be awarded and validated by the partner college/institution as per the MOU and the learning agreement documentation. The curricular experience is scheduled to occur in Semester 2 of Stage 3 of the programme. However, it may take place at another time but must be completed before commencement of Semester 1 of Stage 4. The learner will be supported by the Programme Board placement co-ordinator/s and International Office. ITC International Office will support and monitor learners and maintain contact with host institutes/organisations/agencies throughout the Study Semester Abroad process. Contact between the IT Carlow academic programme and the learner will involve a minimum of one on-line progress interviews and a terminal interview.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Performance Evaluation ERASMUS Transcript or alternative record of academic engagement and achievement in the modules declared in the student learning agreement. 1,2,3 100.00 Sem 2 End
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer Supervised Learning Every Week 0.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 0.00
Total Hours 0.00
 

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