Undergraduate Course: Curriculum and Pedagogy 2c: Health and Well-Being and Religious and Moral and Philosophical Studies (EDUA08074)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||As its central theme, this course will concentrate on the role of the developing self in children's education, building on previous Curriculum and Pedagogy courses from Year 1 of the programme and, in particular, Education 1a with its focus on child development. The Health & Well-Being (HWB) component of the course will investigate the developing self from a holistic perspective in terms of children's physical, social and emotional health.
. From both a philosophical and religious perspective, the Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies (RMPS) component of the course will focus on the question 'What does it mean to be Human?' as a key feature of students' and children's development. The course will also consider the many inter-connections between these two broad curricular areas.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 12,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 12,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 19,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The main assessment for Curriculum and Pedagogy 2c will be two written assignments, a 1500 word HWB assignment and a 1000 word RMPS assignment. Each assignment is designed to allow students to demonstrate their broad understanding of key features of HWB and RMPS in the primary curriculum. Throughout the course, there will also be opportunities for students to demonstrate their learning through formative class tasks.
Assignment 1 HWB
Students will consider the importance of the developing self in the context of children's HWB and discuss how this would be incorporated in children's learning experiences within the primary school curriculum.
Assignment 2 RMPS
The RMPS strand will be assessed through a summative Essay.
|No Exam Information
| By the end of this course students are able to:
- Present and justify the important role both HWB and RMPS play as key areas of learning in primary schools,
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key concepts in HWB and RMPS with particular reference to children's understanding of the developing self and human flourishing
- Consider how the development of children's learning experiences in HWB and RMPS are informed by contemporary learning principles and teaching methodology
- Demonstrate the ability to investigate cross-curricular connections between HWB and RMPS
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mrs Jennifer Kirkwood
Tel: (0131 6)51 6103
|Course secretary||Miss Jenna Mcculloch
Tel: (0131 6)51 6012
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