Historical Developments in Education (BAET382)
This module will critically examine a range of classic and contemporary educational theories and their underpinning philosophies. Historical developments of educational ideology, curriculum provision, political, social, and economic influences will be considered in relation to past and current education and training practices.
The dissertation provides students with the opportunity to research and produce a synopsis within an area of their own choosing approved by staff and the college ethics committee. This module will provide students with the opportunity to research and investigate a topic or subject in considerable depth and to incorporate the skills and knowledge gained from previous modules, and relate findings to professional practice.
Professional Practice in Education and Training (BAET384)
This module will assist learners to position themselves as professionals in the fields of education and training. Learners will critically explore, analyse and evaluate theoretical perspectives on professionalism, professional values and professional identity. They will also use and apply models of reflective practice in developing their own professional identity and career trajectory.
Contemporary Issues in Education and Training (BAET381)
This module will critically explore and review the current context of education at local, national and global levels. It will consider perspectives and the role of education and training on equal opportunities, cultural diversity, social justice and education for sustainable development. It will critically evaluate how global and national policies have attempted to address key issues through education and the curriculum.
Innovative Technologies in Education and Training (BAET385)
This module critically examines the emergence of new information and communication technologies and their application in a range of formal and informal educational and training contexts. It interrogates the influence of innovative technology on 21st Century teaching, learning and knowledge by exploring social, economic, political, and philosophical perspectives.
Independent Study Module (BAET386)
This module provides the opportunity to work independently on a professionally focused action research/study that will develop students as autonomous, self-directed learners and will enable learners to acquire some of the knowledge and skills that will be required for the Dissertation Module. The module may also promote creativity, innovation in professional practice.
Motivational Strategies in Education and Training (BAET387)
This module considers and critically evaluates a range of approaches, theories and contexts for educational practice. The module will develop a critical understanding of how motivational strategies can be applied to various educational contexts in order to maximise learning and the student experience.
Education Leadership (BAET388)
The module will support students who are currently leading or aspiring to lead in an educational organisation. It has a focus on the characteristics, qualities, skills and styles that enable effective leadership. It will look at organisational cultures and distributed leadership. Through an experiential and reflective approach, students will reflect on an educational setting linking theory to practice, practice to theory.
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