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Philosophy and social imperatives of education 711


 
Module code EDS 711
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Education
Module content

Meta-theories in education. Empiricism; rational empiricism; critical rationalism; critical theory; phenomenology; hermeneutics; system theory; philosophies in education: traditional philosophies; indigenous (African) philosophies. The influence of modernism and postmodernism on education. Sociological imperatives for education. Theories of societal change and roles and values of education. Comparative perspectives on learning theories and their meaning for education.

Module credits 16.00
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Educational Psychology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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