Fundamentals Of Education 1B EDUC1013

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

(1) Introduction to the academic study of education; (2) deals with the concepts of freedom, authority and punishment; (3) discusses the changing nature of equality in education.

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

Interest in education.

Assessment

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

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

(1) Introduction to the academic study of education; (2) deals with the concepts of freedom, authority and punishment; (3) discusses the changing nature of equality in education.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

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

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

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