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ISA1001 - Social and Welfare Policy

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home exam 100/100 4 hours

Course content

The course gives an introduction to concepts, ways of thinking and knowledge about the welfare society, from different perspectives. It gives an introduction to the Norwegian welfare system as a framework for the practitioner, including social services and the mandate of the child welfare system. Further, the course will give an understanding of the interconnection between living conditions, social inequalities, power, and possibilities for social integration. Social policies, and also the organization of welfare and social services in public, charital and private sector, is central in this course. Diversity and migration perspectives are thematised.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

The student has:

- knowledge about health- and social policy, the development of the welfare state, new challenges and its organization.

- knowledge about diversity in the new welfare context.

- knowledge on causes of unemployment, public health, poverty, exclusion, social inequalities and power.

- knowledge on conditions regarding upbringing, family policy and changes in family patterns.


Skills
The student can:

- discuss the relevance that different welfare contexts can have for individuals.

- clarify how societal aspcts affects interaction between the practitioner and clients.


General competence

The student can:

- discuss social and economic causes of social problems and the welfare state locally and globally.

- reflect upon attitudes and professionalism in a social work and social education content.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and individual studies.

Parts of the lectures may be given in English.

Specific conditions

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for students currently admitted to the programme "Bachelor in Social Work" at NTNU or the programme "Bachelor of Child Care and Welfare" at NTNU.

Course materials

Will be published on Blackboard at the beginning the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BSA1001 30.0 01.09.2018
HSAR1003 30.0 01.09.2018
ISA1002 30.0 01.09.2018
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Child Welfare
  • Economics
  • Sociology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home exam (1) 100/100

Release
2020-12-19

Submission
2020-12-19


09:00


13:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home exam (2) 100/100

Release
2021-05-25

Submission
2021-05-25


09:00


13:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
  • 1) Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation.
  • 2) Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation.
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