Adult Learning (2023)
This subject focuses on the skills, knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching processes, practices and structures in adult learning.
Adult Learning is available as a minor.
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Prescriptions for the GradDip(AdLg)
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location EDUCA110 How and why do we learn? An introduction 15.0 23A (Hamilton) & 23A (Tauranga) This introductory paper gives students opportunities to critically engage with a body of salient theoretical lenses addressing learning, teaching and education. Learning and teaching are interrogated from social, psychological and anthropological perspectives. Students are encouraged to engage in critical deconstruction of learning...
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location CMYHE201 Healthy Lifestyles and Healthy Communities 15.0 23B (Hamilton) & 23B (Tauranga) This paper aims to develop understanding of sociological analyses and critiques of health promotion and to develop comprehension of the relationship between practice and the wider cultural, environmental, political, and social contexts in which health promotion occurs. EDSOC200 Education and New Zealand Society 15.0 23A (Hamilton) This paper critically examines educational ideas and practices by considering philosophical, historical, political, socio-cultural and economic aspects. It examines how the interrelationships between education and society change over time. EDSOC202 Planning Learning Opportunities for Adults 15.0 23A (Online) This paper investigates fundamental concepts of adult learning and then studies some adult learning theorists whose work is relevant to programme development. Major bottom-up and top-down approaches are taken to understand the dynamics of programme development. Students develop and apply their own approach to development, implement... EDUCA210 Learning Through Life: Contexts and Considerations 15.0 23B (Hamilton) In this paper, students will explore contemporary considerations which shape learning and teaching across the lifespan, and contextualise these within specific areas of focus. Students will have opportunities to reflect systematically on their own lifelong learning trajectories, and on the relationship between individual goals for ... HMDEV202 Adult Development and Ageing 15.0 23A (Online) This paper draws on theories from developmental psychology, sociology, demography, philosophy and biology to examine learning and change processes through adulthood, and discusses implications for personal and social development.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location EDSOC300 Māori Knowledge and Western Impacts in Education 15.0 23A (Online) This paper explores comparisons between key Western and Maori philosophies. It considers how Maori and Western philosophies respectively describe the self's relationship with thought and knowledge in the context of education. EDSOC302 Adults Learning for Life 15.0 23B (Online) This paper explores the character of adult learning including analysis of social issues in the field. It focusses on areas within lifelong learning where social inequalities are most prevalent. HMDEV302 Ageing in a Changing World 15.0 23B (Online) This paper considers the issues arising for adults as they age. It will critically reflect on issues around positive ageing in a global context.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location EDUCA500 Culturally Responsive Methodologies incorporating kaupapa Māori and Critical Theories 30.0 23X (Block - Tauranga) Culturally Responsive Methodologies utilise kaupapa Maori and critical theoretical frameworks to develop contexts within which the researched community can define the terms for engaging, relating and co-creating new knowledge. EDUCA557 Becoming a researcher: theory, ethics and methods 30.0 23A (Online), 23B (Online) & 23H (Block) This paper introduces students to the major educational research paradigms, methodologies appropriate to collecting data in schools (including interviews, observations, surveys, case studies), action research, literature reviews, critiquing research, and report writing. It includes consideration of ethical issues in research. EDUCA590 Directed Study 30.0 23I (Hamilton) & 23I (Online) Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff. EDUCA592 Dissertation 60.0 23X (Hamilton), 23X (Online) & 23X (Tauranga) A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation. EDUCA593 Education Thesis 90.0 23X (Hamilton), 23X (Online) & 23X (Tauranga) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research. EDUCA594 Education Thesis 120.0 23X (Hamilton), 23X (Online) & 23X (Tauranga) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research. MAOED500 Rangahau Kaupapa Māori - Kaupapa Māori Research 30.0 23X (Hamilton) This paper seeks to explore Kaupapa Maori research theory and methodologies, developing more informed and culturally located and responsive research practice, with a particular focus on researching in Maori educational contexts.
2023 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 2 February 2023 8:51am