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M2: Social innovation, social change and sustainable transition
|Master programme in||
Social Entrepreneurship and Management
|Type of activity||
Read about the Master Programme and find the Study Regulations at ruc.dk
|REGISTRATION AND STUDY ADMINISTRATIVE|
Sign up for study activities at STADS Online Student Service within the announced registration period, as you can see on the Study administration homepage. When signing up for study activities, please be aware of potential conflicts between study activities or exam dates. The planning of activities at Roskilde University is based on the recommended study programs which do not overlap. However, if you choose optional courses and/or study plans that goes beyond the recommended study programs, an overlap of lectures or exam dates may occur depending on which courses you choose.
|Number of participants||
|Responsible for the activity||
Lars Fuglsang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Head of study||
Luise Li Langergaard (email@example.com)
Linda Lundgaard Andersen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
IMT Registration & Exams (email@example.com)
The objective of this course is to familiarize students with theories of social innovation processes, social change theory and sustainable transitions that takes place between multiple stakeholders including a variety of enterprises and organizations. Emphasis will also be placed on the role of management in promoting and organizing social innovation and entrepreneurship processes. During the course students will be introduced to concepts, theories and methods and learn to apply them in analysis of challenges and development of solutions in relation to social innovation and social change in real-life cases from the private, public or third sector.
|Detailed description of content||
The course engages with social innovation theories and methods. It introduces to the field of social innovation theories and concepts and go in-depth with key themes, such as bricolage, value co-creation and co-production, social value, sustainability and the relationship between social innovation and social change. It also introduces and applies innovation process methods such as design thinking, participatory processes and collaborative learning.
|Course material and Reading list||
To be made available at Moodle
|Overall plan and expected work effort||
10 ECTS = 270 hours
Teaching and learning activities
|Evaluation and feedback||
The course is evaluated with an individual survey and with an oral evaluation in class of the last session of the course
To be made available in Moodle
|Overall learning outcomes||
After completing this course, students will be able to:
|Form of examination||
Group portfolio and oral exam
Permitted group size: 3-5 students. Examples of written products are exercise responses, talking points for presentations, written feedback, reflections, written assignments. The preparation of the products may be subject to time limits.
The character limit of the portfolio is:
For 3 students: 28,800-43,200 characters, including spaces.
For 4 students: 31,200-43,200 characters, including spaces.
For 5 students: 33,600-43,200 characters, including spaces.
The character limits include the cover, table of contents, bibliography, figures and other illustrations, but exclude any appendices.
Time allowed for exam including time used for assessment is for:
3 students: 50 minutes.
4 students: 60 minutes.
5 students: 70 minutes.
The assessment is individual and based on the student's individual performance.
The assessment is an overall assessment of the written product(s) and the subsequent oral examination..
Permitted support and preparation materials at the oral exam: All.
Assessment: 7-point grading scale.
Moderation: Internal co-assessor.
|Form of Re-examination||
Samme som ordinær eksamen / same form as ordinary exam
|Type of examination in special cases||
|Examination and assessment criteria||
It will be assessed to which degree the student demonstrates: