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190659 SE Theory and practical experience of education and consulting (2010W)

Theory and Practice of Education; Introduction to the Global Education Approach

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 19 - Bildungswissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work

This course is conducted in English.


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 25 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 15.10. 14:30 - 16:30 (Großer Seminarraum, Garnisongasse 3/2. Stock, 1090 Wien)
Wednesday 27.10. 09:00 - 14:00 (Großer Seminarraum, Garnisongasse 3/2. Stock, 1090 Wien)
Wednesday 03.11. 09:00 - 14:00 (Großer Seminarraum, Garnisongasse 3/2. Stock, 1090 Wien)
Wednesday 10.11. 09:00 - 14:00 (Großer Seminarraum, Garnisongasse 3/2. Stock, 1090 Wien)
Wednesday 17.11. 09:00 - 14:00 (Großer Seminarraum, Garnisongasse 3/2. Stock, 1090 Wien)


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course invites prospective teachers to enter into a reflective, convivial dialogue examining visions and arguments concerning aims, values, methods, and assumptions underlying global education. The course introduces students to a broad range of viewpoints, approaches, orientations as well as teaching methods, materials and media exploring and examining various pedagogical conceptions such as peace education, human rights education, environmental education, development education, education for sustainability and multicultural education under the common denominator of the global approach.
The seminar will be conducted as eLearning course.

Assessment and permitted materials

Student performance will be evaluated by means of assessing student participation and assignments:
Assignment 1: Reflective Biography (max. 2 pages)
Assignment 2: Presentation of group study
Assignment 3: Planning a short sequence of lessons or an essay with a global education approach (end-of-course assignment) in English or German.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The objective of the course is for the students to obtain a comprehensive picture of various pedagogical approaches characterized by the global perspective, to become acquainted with related teaching methods, materials and media and to gain insight into issues revolving around the practice of global education in the classroom.

Examination topics

" Course readings as the basis of group discussions
" Presentations of student study groups
" Examining, presenting and performing a sample of global education activities, games and exercises
" Excursion (2 hrs) to BAOBAB Library

Reading list

Specific course readings will be assigned for each session. Selected readings are available for download at the eLearning platform of the course.
The course bibliography offers a selection of key global education texts for reference.

Association in the course directory

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