EEG701 - Contemporary Issues in International Education
|Year||2017 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Cloud (online)|
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This unit seeks to further understanding of developments in international education inclusive of the broader social, cultural and educational contexts leading to the development of new institutional formations in global education. Students will explore specific sectors in education inclusive of schools, post-secondary, higher education and international education such as the International Baccalaureate (IB).
The unit will expect students to critically explore concepts such as globalization, transnationalism and mobility that shape the development of education in international contexts. It also seeks to familiarise students with the various issues that influence international education and have impact on shaping and transforming the development of professional standards, assessment, accreditation, certification, etc. These issues will be placed within the context of various explanations of the processes of cosmopolitanism, globalisation and the emergence of global capital, global society, global citizenship, and international schooling.
Individual presentation: What are the issues relevant to international education? You may refer to a specific sector in education such as school based, post-secondary, higher education or IB.
(20 minute presentation and a 1000 word report (2500 words or equivalent), 50%)
Research task: Conduct research into international education referring specifically to your chosen sector - school based, post-secondary, higher education or IB. Your task is to critically explore concepts such as globalization, transnationalism and mobility that shape the development of education in international contexts and how these are shaping the internationalisation of education.
(2500 words, 50%)
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