This is a compulsory commencing core unit for students in the Masters of Education.
|1.||Articulate a broad knowledge of education issues in the contemporary context;|
|2.||Exhibit comprehensive knowledge and understanding of debates on one major issue in relation to one or more education and training sectors;|
|3.||Analyse and position themselves in relation to global and local professional and scholarly educational debates; and|
|4.||Critically relate the current formulations of issues with arenas for educational action, including their own professional sphere of education.|
|Presentation||Active participation in group discussion and class presentations, identification of journal articles and grey literature for the class (2,800 words)||30%|
|Review||Critically analysis an issue; usually in the form of extended writing (5,200 words) the specific genre of which will be negotiated with the lecturer||70%|
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