Education - Key Ideas in Education

University College Dublin


Course Name Education - Key Ideas in Education
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code EDUC20030
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Autumn
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
Pre-Registration for Autumn 2022 will be reopening in August!

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Duration Autumn Trimester - September to December

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Seminar (or Webinar) 24
Total 24

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lecture-based approach that employs a P4C (Philosophy for Children) pedagogy

Students and lecturer will engage in discussions that are grounded in key ideas and texts.
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Course Content

Expand+EDUC20030 Key Ideas in Education
Academic Year 2022/2023

This module explores the role of education in preparing us for a democratic way of life. Drawing on a range of philosophical and sociological thinkers, it facilitates a careful engagement w...

Number of Credits 5
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