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ED353B: CHANGE & INNOVATION IN FURTHER EDUCATION (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course encourages you to consider issues of innovation and change that arise from external and internal influences on the FE sector. It provides an opportunity for you to develop innovative, professional ideas and practice, interlinking theoretical aspects with practice and considering future professional contexts. The course offers an opportunity to reflect on your wider professional role and context, and the different factors that impact on these, taking into consideration, social, political, economic, legislative, and technical changes. This course will help you develop critical responses to a continually changing educational landscape.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Aileen Ackland
  • Ms Sarah Cornelius

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

  • Either Teaching Qualification in Further Education (Undergraduate) or BA Professional Development

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • ED353A Embracing Change & Innovation in Further Education (Passed)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course requires participants to undertake an enquiry into a key driver influencing their own area of practice.  Participants will collaborate to investigate and understand the drivers and impact of wider influences before considering innovative ways to respond for the benefit of learners and partners in FE. Insights gained will be shared with peers.

 

Course themes: the changing educational landscape, curriculum development, investigating change and innovation, local to global contexts of vocational education, identifying development needs.


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

Observation of Teaching Practice

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks 41 Feedback Weeks 44

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This 1500 word (or equivalent) assignment should draw on a professional learning activity delivered to peers; insights gained through original research into an external influence; and reflection on personal and professional learning.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
Assessment Weeks 33 Feedback Weeks 36

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This assignment should draw on peer observation; include a review of relevant theory, policy and research; and identify questions for further enquiry. The enquiry should be presented as a conceptual map of the factor and annotated bibliography

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionAnalyseDemonstrate critical reflection on practice and skills for professional enquiry.
ReflectionAnalyseDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of local and global impacts on FE.
ReflectionAnalyseEnhance professional practice for the benefit of learners, partners and the wider educational environment.
ReflectionAnalyseReflect on social, economic, legislative, political, and technological changes in vocational education, drawing on a knowledge and understanding of relevant theory, policy, practice and research.
ReflectionAnalyseProvide evidence of practice that meets the professional standards for Lecturers in Scotland’s Colleges.

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