Undergraduate Course: Community Education Honours Seminar in Social and Educational Theory (EDUA10124)
|School||Moray House School of Education and Sport
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop the intellectual and theoretical resources both to sustain a critical culture as a group and to support independent study. The seminar programme is based on the intensive reading and discussion of current refereed journal and/or other appropriately demanding material.
The curriculum content for this course is negotiated each year between teaching staff and participating students.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand and assess the value of academic writing
- Lead and contribute to sustained analysis, discussion and debate
- Develop discriminating arguments based on the intensive reading of particular texts
- Recognise the provisional and unfinished nature of intellectual enquiry
- Develop skills in presentation, evaluation and critical feedback
|The core reading material is generated each academic session based on the academic interests of the participating students.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||literature search and review, critical analysis, presentation skills, working with others.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Students will engage in lectures and tutor led tutorials via the hybrid model incorporating either on campus or on line delivery.
|Keywords||Educational Theory Social Policy Text Analysis Critical Practice
|Course organiser||Ms Margaret Petrie
Tel: (0131 6)51 4788
|Course secretary||Mrs Lesley Spencer
Tel: (0131 6)51 6373