edu5ced contemporary education



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Contemporary Education invites students to engage in a critical exploration of education in rapidly changing times. Students explore the broader socioeconomic and cultural contexts of education within local and global communities. This exploration contributes to the development of student capacity to observe, analyse and interpret the influence of emerging technological trends and new labour markets on the politics of education, policy making and social practices of teaching and learning.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorScott Alterator

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and respond to the challenges facing education in the 21st century

Social, Economic and Cultural contexts of the Knowledge Society

02. Evaluate new and emerging modes of teaching and learning within the emerging knowledge society

Tech-trends and the changing landscape of learning in the 21st century

03. Evaluate socio-cultural and economic contexts specific to the 21st century context

Social, Economic and Cultural contexts of the Knowledge Society

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