Social Policy and Social Work, Department
Fachbereich SW - Sozialwesen at the EAH Jena
- Carl-Zeiß-Promenade 2
- 07745 Jena
- Phone: +49 3641 205-803
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
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Special features regarding teachingCourses mainly take the form of seminars or exercises in which the learning material is developed in the discourse; lectures are not common and thus the exception. Most of the courses are taught by professors of the department (around 85%). The practical phases (orientation practical, professional practice semester, practical project) are accompanied by brainstorming sessions at the university. For Bachelor's students in the 5th/ In the 6th semester, interdisciplinary and interdisciplinary integrative elective courses (so-called "Studium Integrale") are offered in mixed course groups.
Special features regarding the international orientationThe Department of Social Work of the EAH Jena is a member of the Erasmus network "SocNet 98" in which 17 European universities have joined forces. Each year, the International University Week (IUW) takes place at 3 locations, where students and teachers of all participating universities come together to talk about current topics. Individual semesters abroad at always possible as part of the SocNet 98 network.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsHanzehogeschool Groningen, Niederlande; Umea University, Schweden; HUMAK University, Helsinki, Finnland; Tallin University, Estland; Bournemouth University, England; Telemark College University in Porsgrunn, Norwegen; FH Oberösterreich in Linz, Österreich; FH St. Pölten, Österreich; University College Leuven-Limburg, Belgien; University of Malaga, Spanien.
Special features regarding the equipmentThe central platform of campus management is Stud.IP. This platform is used to distribute current news, organise the connection to courses, make available teachers' lecture notes and other materials for download, as well as for student exchange in subject-specific fora or independently created student groups.
Special features regarding research and developmentA leader in the Social Work department, a development project started in 2014 and initially set for 5 years tests and scientifically evaluates framework conditions, methods and styles in Healthy Teaching and Learning. The aim is to show conditions for health-promoting learning.
Support for foundersIn cooperation with the related Business Administration department, an elective on start-ups is offered. The Master's programme covers the legal framework of social services and facilities, which is implemented on the basis of a new project to be designed.
Other special featuresThe Social Affairs department has a theatre and improvisation group. The student working group "Respawn" deals with computer games and computer education and organises the annual "Games Night" at the Social Affairs department. All courses in every semester are evaluated by students online; once a year, the general study conditions are evaluated. The results are published on the intranet, accessible to the department, and discussed with teachers and students as part of a departmental session in order to identify potential for improvement and derive measures from it.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.sw.eah-jena.de/studium/ba-soziale-arbeit/
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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