Philosophy of Education (9892.1)
|Level:||Undergraduate Second Year Level|
|HECS Bands:||1, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths|
|Discipline:||Academic Program Area - Education|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2017 Semester 1 DR Thomas NIELSEN (Ph: +61 2 62015699 ) ON-CAMPUS 2017 Winter Term DR Bernard BROWN (Ph: +61 2 62015910 ) ON-CAMPUS
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- Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (173848) - View
- Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165672) - View
- Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (149448) - View
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This unit introduces students to the philosophy and history of education. Building upon the disciplinary basis of philosophy the unit explores philosophy as it relates to education. Additionally the unit positions philosophy within various historical contexts and uses historical thinking tools to engage with philosophical thinking tools. The unit introduces students to a wide range of philosophers and a wide range of philosophical schools of thought as they relate to education. In this unit students learn to think as a philosopher and apply this thinking to contemporary educational issues.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of key concepts in philosophy;
2. Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of key concepts in the philosophy of education;
3. Demonstrated capacity to critically analyse problems;
4. Develop sophisticated arguments using academic evidence; and
5. Communicate ideas effectively.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Winter Term, 2017
- Semester 1, 2017
- Semester 1, 2016
1 hour lecture and 2 x 1 hour tutorials per week.