Undergraduate Course: Education 1B: Teaching, Learning and the Social Context of Education (EDUA08053)
|Moray House School of Education
|College of Humanities and Social Science
|Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area
|Other subject area
|Taught in Gaelic?
|This course considers three aspects of education, education and social inequality, understanding life in classrooms and other educational settings and teaching and learning strategies. The course will consider policy, research and practice in education, exploring ways in which individuals and groups experience education in its various forms in Scotland and elsewhere. It also develops students understanding of the range of teaching and learning strategies and issues concerning their deployment. The course will inform students preparation for their work-based placement, or for equivalent activities as appropriate. Students' active use of research on this course will develop an understanding of the links between theoretical perspectives and professional action.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Information for Visiting Students
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Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learn enabled: Yes
|Course Start Date
|Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 16,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 15,
Online Activities 24,
Other Study Hours 50,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info)
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|By the end of the course the students will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of issues in educational equality
Show an awareness of recent research and analysis of educational interactions from various perspectives including those of learners
Be able to undertake observational research in various educational settings
Understand recent thinking on the range of teaching and learning strategies and issues concerning ICT and pedagogy
Be able to discuss the concept and research associated with productive pedagogies and their role in promoting educational equality in and through education
Adopt a critical attitude to questions relating to both educational policy and educational practice
|Formative assessment comprises peer, self and tutor assessment of two PDP entries which are submitted online to the Education 1B WebCT.
Summative assessment comprises a written assignment in which students have a choice of three questions, one from each part of the course.
|Dr Janice Mcarthur
Tel: (0131 6)51 6674
|Mrs Elise Shaw
Tel: (0131 6)51 4191
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