|Community Access Programme, County College, Lancaster
University, Lancaster LA1 4YL, UK
Tel: (01524) 594067 Fax: (01524) 592914 E-mail: email@example.com
Please note on 1st October 2006 the Community Access Programme became the REAP: Researching Equity, Access and Participation Group. This is an archive site. Please click link to go to the REAP Website.
Members of the CAP team are involved in teaching and learning in the community and in the Department of Educational Research's undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Part 1-Educational Studies
Ann-Marie Houghton contributes to the part one programme in terms one and two. Term one the focus is one of several lectures on HOW learners learn:
This topic emerges from CAP research interests explored in the work of the Families And Higher Education Decision-making (FAHED) project and widening participation projects of the Community Access Programme including the Lancashire Intergenerational Multicultural Education (LIME) project.
Part 2-Education and Social Exclusion EdS 234
This course focuses on reasons for social exclusion and identifies policies and practice that contribute or inhibit the adoption of greater inclusion. This course explores theory and practice, drawing on the practitioner experiences of the Community Access Programme.
The course is divided into three sections:
Throughout the course students are encouraged to draw on their own educational and life experiences and respond to practical examples provided. The workshop style of delivery requires active involvement of the students who work and seek to develop group work skills and provides a range of presentational opportunities.
Teaching and Learning in the Community
By working in partnership with community groups CAP develop a range of access level courses that are mainly based on one of the four foundation credit frameworks. All our courses have four goals:
We seek to achieve these goals by:
See also advice from community
tutors working with learners with a disability.
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