Skip to main content

National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Camphill Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

Return to Camphill Academy

Group Work and Facilitation

Location: 
Camphill Communities California, Soquel, CA; The Camphill School, Glenmoore, PA; Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, Phoenixville, PA; Camphill Village, USA, Copake, NY; Heartbeet Lifesharing, Hardwick, VT; Plowshare Farm, Greenfield, NH
Length: 

15 contact hours (variable – over several weeks).

Dates: 
December 2005 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Mentor-facilitated Independent Study
Workshop Intensive
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe a view of group work that has a spiritual basis; identify and explain the major roles assigned to group members (chair, scribe, time keeper, process coach); identify different types of group work; build agendas; build ground rules for group work within the group itself; describe the responsibilities of each member of a group; exercise good listening and speaking skills; exercise self-discipline and self-evaluation as a group member; describe different variants of consensus decision making models; implement group building exercises; discuss phases of group development; and discuss the plan, do, review cycle.

Instruction: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: engage with greater consciousness in the community meetings in which one’s involved; identify and explain the major roles assigned to group members (chair, scribe, time keeper, process coach); identify different types of group work; build agendas and ground rules for group work; build agendas and ground rules for group work within the group itself; describe the responsibilities of each member of a group; exercise good listening and speaking skills; exercise self-discipline and self-evaluation as a group member; demonstrate ability to understand the dynamics of a group in which one is a member; take steps to improve a group’s effectiveness through the reflective process of transformation; describe different variants of consensus decision making models; implement group building exercises; explain the phases of group development; explain the “plan, do, review” cycle.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Curative Education, Social Therapy, Social Agriculture, Inclusive Social Development, Communication Studies, Social Science, Organizational Development, Management Studies, Community Studies, and any discipline that could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (9/07) (10/10 revalidation) (11/15 revalidation) (10/20 revalidation).

Top