GLOBE507-21B (BLK)

International Educational Development

30 Points

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Division of Education
Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

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Paper Description

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This paper explores the relationship between education, poverty and development in international contexts. It critically examines theories, discourses and debates, and considers how education contributes towards sustainable, equitable and peaceful development.

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Paper Structure

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This is a block course that has some face-to-face and online components that are supported in Moodle. The course begins online on Monday 12 July and ends on Friday 15 October 2021. Students are also expected to attend three face-to-face sessions. Content will be provided in the form of webinars, online forums, and face-to-face tutorials. Students are expected to maintain a regular online presence.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Critically analyse theories of development and globalisation and consider their influence on global and local policies and practice
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  • Critically evaluate the strengths and limitations of foreign aid to education, and consider the influence this has on local practices and policies
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  • Critically assess debates on the role of education in relation to globalisation, localisation, citizenship, economic development, social development, conflict, human rights, and/or gender
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  • Demonstrate the ability to search and critically analyse an interdisciplinary body of literature, and to apply this knowledge in written and oral communication
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Assessment

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This course is internally assessed and has three compulsory assessments. Students are required to complete all three pieces of assessment in order to be eligible to pass this paper. A description of each assessment and criteria is provided as follows:
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Assignment 1 Essay: Global poverty and development
2 Aug 2021
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Assignment 2 Country Case Study: Policy brief and oral presentation
23 Sep 2021
9:00 AM
50
  • In Class: In Tutorial
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Assignment 3 Personal response: Global citizenship
15 Oct 2021
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Please visit the online readings list to see the full list of required readings (access via the library website and/or moodle).

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Recommended Readings

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McCowan, T., & Unterhalter, E. (2015). Education and international development: An introduction. London, U.K: Bloomsbury

McGrath, S.A.., & Qing G. (2016). Routledge handbook of International Education and Development. New York, NY: Routledge.

Mundy, K., (2016). The handbook of global policy. Chichester, U.K.: John Wiley & Sons

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Other Resources

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Students may use the Educational databases which contain the most recently published and peer reviewed research literature. Most research papers required are listed for this paper. Educational databases such as EBSCO, EMERALD, ERIC AND PROQUEST may be used and you may also find GOOGLE SCHOLAR to be a useful search engine.

Students are strongly encouraged to make use of the Virtual Education Reference Desk (VERD). This is accessed via the home page on Moodle and contains useful database guides and links.

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Online Support

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Across this paper there is a series of online tasks, designed to support you with your learning. All tasks will be accessed via Moodle, however, you will need to also use the library website (and actual physical library), and a range of webpages to help you complete this paper.

PLEASE NOTE: Moodle is used for class notices (Announcements). It is your responsibility to check the site regularly and read the Moodle email notifications. Instructions provided in this way on Moodle are whole class notices.

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Workload

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This paper has a credit value of 30 points which equates to 300 hours of study over the duration of the course. Students are expected to attend all block sessions, to read widely and become conversant with the library databases. In addition to attending the face-to-face sessions students are expected to maintain a presence online by contributing to the weekly online discussions. It is important to note that Masters level papers demand academic rigour and an average of 15-20 hours study each week.
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