MZUMBE UNIVERSITY

 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOUNDATIONS AND TEACHING MANAGEMENT

 

EDU 601: COMPARATIVE EDUCATION

 

I:         Learning outcomes

            At the end of the course students should be able to:

1. Differentiate education systems in the world

2. Explain current education systems offered in various countries

3. Describe the reasons of knowledge transfer and borrowing

4. Understand various educational innovations in the world

5. Explain similarities and differences in education systems in selected countries

 

II.        Lecture/seminar outline

Week

Duration

Topic(s)

1

 

9-13/11/15

 

Conceptualizing comparative education

2

16-20/11/15

 

Conceptualizing comparative education

3

23-28/11/15

National and international comparative education

4

30 Nov-4/12/15

National and international comparative education

5

7-11/12/15

Analysing education innovation in the world

6

14-18/12/15

Analysing education innovation in the world

 

21-24/12/15

Mid-semester recess

7

28-31/12/15

Analysing education innovation in the world

8

4-8/1/16

Education development in East Africa

9

11-15/1/16

Education development in East Africa

10

18-22/1/16

Trends and education reforms in global education

11

25-29/1/16

Trends and education reforms in global education

12

1-5/2/16

Qualitative and quantitative analysis of education in the world

13

8-12/2/16

Qualitative and quantitative analysis of education in the world

14

15-19/2/16

Semester I examinations preparation week

15

22 Feb-8/3/16

Semester I examinations

 

III.       Assessment (in accordance with Examinations and Students’ Assessment Criteria   By –laws, 2012):

  • A test (15 marks) will be administered during week 7.
  • An assignment (10 marks) to be submitted by 8th January,2016.
  • A term paper (25 marks) to be submitted by 22nd  January, 2016.

 

  1. IV.             Course facilitator

 Iddi A.M.Makombe (DLitt et Phil),

Mbl No +255 754 750 974 or +255 777 029 599

Email: iamakombe@mzumbe.ac.tz or idi.makombe@gmail.com

Office No.223, 1st Floor,  Haile Selasie Building

Consultation: Mon. to Frid. by appointment.

 

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