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EEG701 - Contemporary Issues in International Education

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Vongalis-Macrow
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

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 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.

Assessment

Task 1

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 report 1000 word (2500 words or equivalent 50%)

 

Task 2

Conduct online 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%)

Unit Fee Information

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