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International Education: Issues and Practices (EDN519)

Organisational Unit School of Education
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal, TSD-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description The approach to learning is based on inquiry and reflection. This unit introduces historical and contemporary issues and practices related to international education, schools, teachers and students. A range of international curricular are examined, particularly the International Baccalaureate suite of Programs (PYP, MYP, DP). The unit includes field experience in IB schools (for non-IB teachers). A digital Portfolio of Learning will be developed against the IB Standards and Practices.
Timetabled Learning Activities 5 day on campus intensive at the Murdoch campus
Other Learning Experiences Field experience in an International Baccalaureate school.
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Master of Education (Coursework), the Graduate Diploma in Education (Tertiary and Adult) or the Master of Asian Studies.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed EDU613 / EDN513 International Education: Issues and Practices in Schools cannot enrol in this unit for credit
Previously 2015: EDN513; 2013: EDU613
2015: 'International Education: Issues and Practices in Schools'
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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