The unit has a dual task: first, to develop students' understanding of concepts encountered in the literature on group processes (the seminar group will discuss set readings). The second task is for students to analyse the group's own processes as they occur, giving students direct experience of issues discussed in the literature. Such topics as: membership of the group, leadership, power and authority, gender relations and roles usually emerge in the group.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):