University of London

What future for education?

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Dr Clare Brooks

Instructor: Dr Clare Brooks

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3 weeks at 4 hours a week
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There are 6 modules in this course

This week we focus on the important question of "how do we learn?". One of our aims this week is to demonstrate the learning approach of this course as well as to get you to think about how you have learnt in the past, and to question some of your own assumptions about learning.

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7 videos7 readings1 peer review

In this second week of the course we focus on the tricky issue of intelligence. In the resources this week, we explore what we mean by intelligence and how it can affect learning and educational success.

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4 videos4 readings1 peer review

In the third week of this course, we turn our attention from learning to teaching. In the resources this week we explore our images of "good" teachers and consider where these images come from.

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6 videos4 readings1 peer review

In this fourth week, we turn our attention from individual classrooms and the relationship between learning and teaching, and focus on schools as organisations

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3 videos4 readings1 peer review

In this penultimate week of the course we expand our discussion still further and consider the role education plays in our societies.

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6 videos4 readings1 peer review

In this final week of the course, we return to the question that started it all off: what future for education? The content is a little different this week, but the structure should be familiar to you.

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1 video4 readings1 peer review

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4.8 (146 ratings)
Dr Clare Brooks
University of London
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