The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC3801

Units

10 units

Level

3000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course develops a number of small modules to highlight key aspects of Global Education. The focus will be on developing global skills and 21st century pedagogies to produce global citizens. Cross curriculum and global issues are addressed using skills required of global citizens. The course will be a mixture of compressed, online and weekly activities to provide multiple approaches for students.


Availability

Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Summer 3 - 2019.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Develop critical awareness of key global themes using the creation of critical visual texts.

2. Engage students in current global issues of interest in school education using a variety of different pedagogical strategies.

3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Global Education principles and practices


Content

Knowledge and Understanding of Global Education: Interdependence and globalisation; identity and cultural diversity; social justice and human rights; peace building and conflict resolution; and sustainable futures. Pedagogical skills of Global Education:  critical thinking; the ability to argue effectively; co-operation and conflict resolution; problem solving; ethical decision making. A number of pedagogical approaches including community visits, software skills for digital imaging, best practice use of children’s literature; the use of visual texts such as maps; and critical conflict strategies will be incorporated.    


Assessment items

Project: Project

Online Learning Activity: Online Learning Activity