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ED3046: EFFECTING CHANGE IN DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course is designed for students registered on the BA Childhood Practice degree with a focus on utilising new learning to effect change in an Education and Childcare setting.  The aim of the course is to promote and encourage the use of workplace based activities as the basis for academic study.  This course is designed to meet the continuing professional development of individuals involved with working with children and students must be employed in a relevant educational setting for a minimum of 12.5 hours per week. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Catriona McDonald

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
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What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The central focus of this course is to utilise new learning to effect change in an education and childcare setting. Through investigation of principles of learning across other disciplines and cultures, professional thinking will be challenged. The course will cover:
  • Study of some current research to develop detailed knowledge and understanding of a specialised area of child development and learning.
  • Planning and implementing changes and monitoring and evaluating the impact on children's development and learning.
  • Interrogation of the assumptions underpinning curriculum documentation.
  • Comparative study of own setting and a setting within another sector.
  • Maintenance and development of a professional journal.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Word Count 6000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Word Count 6000
Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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