Learning Society: Issues In Modern Education 2 EDUC2030

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

(1) To investigate twentieth century educational thought; (2) to discuss multicultural approaches to learning; (3) to assess recent changes in education policy and practice. Also see 7EYV under Adult and Continuing Education.

Timetable

Lectures Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 2.00 pm -3.00 pm weekly. Seminars Thursday 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm weekly.

Requirements of Entry

Grade D or better in one or both level 1 Education courses (Fundamentals of Education A or B). Sociology 1 or Social Policy 1.

Assessment

One written examination (50%); one essay (Dec, Jan) (30%); Seminar work (20%). Written examination resit.

Main Assessment In: December

Course Aims

(1) To investigate twentieth century educational thought; (2) to discuss multicultural approaches to learning; (3) to assess recent changes in education policy and practice. Also see 7EYV under Adult and Continuing Education.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

Learning objectives are specified in the Course Handbook for each of the three units.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Minimum overall grade of D (50%).