Fundamentals Of Education 1A EDUC1012

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

(1) Introduction to the academic study of education; (2) discusses social and political aspects of education; (3) provides knowledge of the schooling systems of Scotland and England and relevant educational policy.

Timetable

Lectures Monday and Tuesday, 11.00 am-12.00 noon weekly. Seminars Wednesday or Friday 11.00 am-12.00 noon weekly.

Requirements of Entry

General interest in education.

Assessment

One 2 hour written examination (50%). One essay in January (30%). Seminar work (20%). Written examination resit.

Main Assessment In: December

Course Aims

(1) Introduction to the academic study of education; (2) discusses social and political aspects of education; (3) provides knowledge of the schooling systems of Scotland and England and relevant educational policy.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

Each of the two units in this Module has well articulated learning objectives and are contained in the Course Handbook.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Minimum overall grade of D (i.e. 50%) taking into account all the assessments. Good attendance at seminars is mandatory.