Critical Thinking and Education - EDST2032

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Education

Course Outline: School of Education

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 24 units of credit at Level 1

Excluded: GENT1525

CSS Contribution Charge: 1* (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Area: Education

Examines the ethical, political, epistemological and metaphysical aspects of a number of important issues in education such as: determining aims of education, determining what constitutes human well being, deciding on curriculum content, examining what constitutes knowledge claims in different discipline areas, distinguishing rote learning from understanding, identifying rational in contrast to other kinds of beliefs, appreciating the special role of educators in society and their sometimes conflicting obligations towards children, parents and the state, examining arguments about provision of equal educational opportunity, and social justice considerations in school funding.
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