Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Master Sustainable Energy Systems
Type of degree: FH Master´s Degree Programme
Summer Semester 2021

Course unit title New Authority - Application of method and attitude
Course unit code 800101011900
Language of instruction German
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Elective
Semester when the course unit is delivered Summer Semester 2021
Teaching hours per week 4
Year of study 2021
Number of ECTS credits allocated Second Cycle (Master)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6
Name of lecturer(s) Martin FELLACHER, Martin MEUSBURGER

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content

The students are introduced to attitude and methods of NVR and the "New Authority" and go into dealing with the subject. Through a specific project work they gather experiences in the implementation and transformation.

Learning outcomes

The students know the concept as well as the methods of NVR (Non Violent Resistance) and "New Authority". They are able to implement these methods in their real life context (such as family, job, community, etc.) under ongoing self reflexion.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Intensive introduction into the concept of NVR and the "New Authority" in a seminar during the intensive study week. During the specific project work, the students will be coached by the lecturers in their practical implementation.

Assessment methods and criteria

Project work with proximate presentation. Purpose of the review will be the outcome of the project as well as the substantiated reflexion of the process.



Recommended or required reading

Omer, Haim. The New Authority: Family, School, and Community. Cambridge University Press, 2011

Omer, Haim. Non-Violent Resistance: A New Approach to Violent and Self-destructive Children. Cambridge University Press, 2004

Fisher, Sarah. Connective Parenting: A guide to connecting with your child using the NVR Approach. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

Introductory presentations and exercises during the intensive study week with ensuing project work on a specific project.