Educating in the Knowledge Economy
In this course students will be introduced to the concept and context of the knowledge economy and examine the impact of this concept on educational practice. Other aspects of contemporary education will be examined such as globalisation and educational technology. Students will examine these issues and engage with current philosophical and sociological theory and research.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Education|
Not currently offered
Previously offered in 2011
This course provides students with the opportunity to:
The following list indicates indicative course content:
1.The meaning and impact of the knowledge economy on contemporary educational policy and practice 2.The role of and philosophy of technology in education 3. Educating for Global citizenship and the globalisation of education 4. Informational literacy and measures of educational achievement.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode
Self Directed Learning
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6294|