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ED5883 - Global Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject provides an opportunity to explore and develop global perspectives impacting on educational provision in diverse and complex international educational contexts, with a focus on the Tropics and Asian-Pacific regions. Core concepts of global connectivity and interdependence; tensions between global and local policy agendas; cultural diversity; social justice and human rights; sustainability and global harmony will be interrogated. Developing educational policy, structures and processes that shape the global education landscape will be critically analysed. Participants will have an opportunity to select a complex global education problem or scenario, based on a professional practice or a policy dilemma and apply knowledge of research, theory and conceptual frameworks to propose transformative action. Participants will develop an understanding of the personal and professional responsibilities of global citizens and consider approaches to improve global educational outcomes through their specific educational and organisational roles.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate specialised, knowledge and/or professional practice of recent developments in the field of global education;
  • engage critically with contemporary research and scholarship focused on global education;
  • analyse and evaluate complex policy issues and controversies relevant to diverse global educational contexts, with consideration of ethical frameworks;
  • analyse and evaluate complex policy issues and controversies relevant to diverse global educational contexts, with consideration of ethical frameworks;
  • autonomously apply expert knowledge and research skills to address a complex issue/scenario of significance in the field of global education.

Subject Assessment

  • presentations (40%)
  • multidraft Essays (60%).
Assumed
Knowledge:
Students will have high level academic literacy, including the ability to research, analyse and synthesise scholarly readings. Students will be able to formulate and communicate complex ideas in academic writing genres.
Corequisites: ALLOW CONCURRENT ENROLMENT ED5880; ED5911; ED5914; ED5190; AN5006

Availabilities

Cairns, External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - online engagement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.