Social Neighborhood Analysis

Faculteit Honours College
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode HCMLL06604
Vaknaam Social Neighborhood Analysis
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels en Nederlands
Periode semester II
ECTS 4
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Social Neighborhood Analysis in Groningen
Leerdoelen At the end of this leadership lab, students:
• are aware of the social map in the neighborhood ‘De Hoogte’ in the city of Groningen;
• are aware of the social differences in the municipality of Groningen;
• are able to work together in a interdisciplinary team with students form other educational backgrounds;
• are able to apply their knowledge and expertise in
developing an analysis report with a societal focus;
• have successfully finished the assignment, resulting in a report that meets the needs of the client, taking into account the needs of other stakeholders like the neighborhood residents;
• are able to reflect on the research, and their own contribution to the research and the teamwork.
Omschrijving The main client is Burgerperspectief Samen Schuldenvrij. Their goal is to support all neighborhood residents in (‘De Hoogte’) in becoming free of debt. The overarching mission is to make ‘De Hoogte’ deb-free in ten years. In order to reach this goal, the client would like to have an oversight, based on a social analysis, of the neighborhood ‘De Hoogte’; including an overview of:
- the local social services that are being used by the neighborhood residents;
- the specific supermarkets (and other shops) where neighborhood residents go to do their groceries;
- the specific schools where the children of the neighborhood residents go to.

Note: ‘De Hoogte’ is a challenging neighborhood with a large population of people in debt and without employment.

Due to the COVID-19 measures, the course will be mostly online. The sessions will be a combination of (online) practicals (plenary kick off meeting and a group presentation at the end of the course), online intervision meetings and (if possible) field work (including consultation of the client and the targeting group, the neighborhood residents).

Together with your group of students, you are going to conduct research and collect data (desk research and field research) through which you analyze the neighborhood ‘De Hoogte’.

Leadership skills that will be practiced:
-effective communication
-operating interdisciplinary
-to practice verbal skills
-to practice listening skills
-how to use your network
-to work with diversity
-decision-making
-to cooperate with people
-to organize
-to make a clear analyses of a problem
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm Bijeenkomst(en), Groepsbijeenkomst(en) en -onderzoeksopdracht(en), Veldwerk
(Plenary meeting, group meetings, intervision, group research assignment.)
Toetsvorm Actieve deelname, Paper, Presentatie(s)
(a) active participation b) group presentation of the analysis c) evaluation of the product by the client d) reflection report (assessed by this course’s lecturer).)
Vaksoort Honours College-Master
Coördinator drs. D.F.M. Leidelmeijer
Docent(en) drs. D.F.M. Leidelmeijer
Entreevoorwaarden A growth mindset, Dutch speaking and writing skills (at least one of the students of the group) to communicate with the client and neighborhood residents.

Accepted to the Honours Master Programme.
Opmerkingen When you are participating in the Honours Master Programme, you can choose from several Leadership Labs. It is mandatory to apply for 1 Leadership Lab.
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Honours Master  (5. Leadership Labs) 1 semester I b en semester II a keuze