Module Catalogues

Culture and Learning

Module Title Culture and Learning
Module Level Level 4
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

The aims of this module are to:
• Understand the concept of culture from a socio-cultural perspective
• Articulate the relationship between learning and culture
• Appreciate the relationship between culture and education development.
• Provide students with the skills to critically analyze the role culture plays in global education policy development and practice.

Learning outcomes

A. Critically understand and analyze key influences on theoretical and practical concepts on learning
B. Critically analyze the role and importance of culture in developing learning in globalized education contexts
C. Critique learning theories from a socio-cultural perspective, drawing on own experiences

Method of teaching and learning

The teaching sessions are interactive and designed using a project-based approach where appropriate. They are divided into two components, lectures and tutorials/workshops.