EED6001 - Contemporary Issues in Education and Training
Unit EED6001 is a pre-requisite or co-requisite requirement that applies only for students studying the following courses: EMED Master of Education, EGED Graduate Diploma in Education, ETED Graduate Certificate in Education.
|1.||Investigate contemporary debates about curriculum and pedagogy;|
|2.||Critically analyse the social, cultural, political and economic factors that influence curriculum and pedagogy in education and/or training;|
|3.||Compare and contrast influences that shape curriculum and pedagogy within socio-cultural and political-economic contexts;|
|4.||Consider theories, along with analysis of trends and patterns,offer explanatory power for understanding how power works through curriculum and pedagogy in education and training settings;|
|5.||Critically engage with literature relevant to the student's professional practice; and|
|6.||Develop curriculum that is flexible and responsive to the experiences of learners, considering how curriculum can be put to work to further social justice.|
|Presentation||Oral presentation that is a critical analysis of an academic artefact with a focus on curriculum and pedagogy. (equivalent to 1200 words)||15%|
|Literature Review||An analysis and critique of two or three selected texts (equivalent to 2000 words)||25%|
|Essay||A critical exploration of key issues in this unit, as negotiated with the lecturer(equivalent to 4800 words)||60%|
The Curriculum Studies Reader (4th Edition).
Flinders, D & Thornton, S.,(eds) 2012
New York: Routledge.
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