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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 8025

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Course Level

globe-earth-geography

Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
012338

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2021.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

To enable students to define their own position in relation to the major debates and issues in the field of contemporary research in education and to further develop critical analytic skills of reading and interrogating research, and on theorising educational issues.

Course content

International perspectives on educational policy development and reform; Australian education policy and its relationship to social and economic/political change; Specific issues within the student's professional area of interest, eg the leadership debate in educational administration, devolution and decentralisation, accountability and standardised curricula, the School Effectiveness Movement and alternative views of educational reform, professional development.

Textbook(s)

Rizvi, F. & Lingard, B 2010, Globalizing Education Policy, Routledge, London and New York

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 260 hours x over 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Responses 3000 words Pass/Fail N/A
Essay 5000 words Pass/Fail N/A

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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