GLOBE587-22A (NET)

Globalisation, Cultures, Identities and Education

30 Points

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Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

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Paper Description

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This postgraduate online course in Global Studies in Education considers global trends in education and how these trends shape local policy and practice. It examines how identities and cultures are constructed and contested within the context of local, national and global arenas and the implications of these for education.
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Paper Structure

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This is an online course which commences on Monday 7 March and concludes on Friday 10 June 2022. 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:

  • Identify, understand and critically discuss the theoretical aspects in globalisation processes related to globalisation, cultures and identities
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  • Critically consider the ways in which the ideas presented in this course influence education policies and practices
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  • Develop strong academic practices of research and critical thinking
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Assessment

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This course is internally assessed and has four assessments. A description of each assessment and criteria is provided below:

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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. Moodle Weekly Discussion Forums
6 Jun 2022
No set time
20
  • Online: Moodle Forum Discussion
2. Policy Briefing Note
11 Apr 2022
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Powerpoint presentation: Global Trends in Education
16 May 2022
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Narrative of Personal Identity
10 Jun 2022
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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The required readings for the paper are available on the Talis Reading List. This reading list can also be accessed via the Reading List tab on Moodle or the Reading list tab on the library homepage

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Recommended Readings

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

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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 is a 30 point paper which equates to 300 hours of study over the duration of the course. Students are expected to maintain a regular online presence online by contributing to the weekly online discussions.These hours, accumulated at different times across the whole semester, are to be used for completing readings, preparing for class/online tasks and assignments.

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Linkages to Other Papers

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This paper is one of the required postgraduate papers offered for the qualification of M.Ed with a specialisation in Global Studies in Education.

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