COMPARATIVE HISTORY, PHILOSOPHICAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS

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Course Venue:

Conference Room 1

Distance Education
CE101
College of Education and External Studies
Course Code: 
EDF 6101
Course Credit Units: 
4
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

The course covers a wide range of educational issues in comparative education, History of Education, philosophical and ethical issues in education.  This course is designed to acquaint teacher trainees with the relevant theories, historical developments and contemporary issues in education. Through this course students are exposed to the changing trends and developments in education, philosophical approaches to education and comparison of educational systems, policies and practices. This will help them to address the educational challenges and contribute to reform efforts within the field of education.

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain the key concepts of the educational foundational disciplines of comparative, history, and philosophy and ethics issues.
  • Explain the relationship between education and development.
  • Analyze the issues, and challenges facing education systems in an era of change.
  • Compare and contrast educational systems and highlight key issues to utilize in an effort to improve education systems.
  • Analyze educational thoughts, their contributions and influence on educational development.
  • Evaluate evolution of education over ages.
  • Explain why education system in Uganda is as it is today and plan for any changes on the past experiences.
  • By the end of this course, a participant will have appreciated the meaning of education according to various schools of philosophical thought.
COMPARATIVE HISTORY
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