Undergraduate Course: Adult Education (EDUA10120)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The aim of this course is to examine opportunities for socially purposeful adult education in the current context. We will draw on aspects of critical social theory to examine changing relationships between the state, economy and civil society and how these are mediated by current policy developments. Through a number of selective case studies students will consider how to work in critical and creative ways which can further social purpose adult education.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Students will submit a 4,000 word paper at the end of the course.
|No Exam Information
| Understand the historical and contemporary significance of social purpose adult education.
Assess constraints and opportunities on this work.
Critically analyse the current context of policy in adult, community and lifelong learning.
Identify strategies for developing the relative autonomy of the educator's role.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Jim Crowther
Tel: (0131 6)51 6176
|Course secretary||Mrs Lesley Spencer
Tel: (0131 6)51 6373
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