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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education

Managing facultyEducation
Abbreviated titleMAdultEd(Global)
Total credit points required72
Standard duration of study (years)1.5 years PT
Study mode and locationOff-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3733
Contact details

Telephone: +61 3 9905 2888 or email claytoncourseinfo@monash.edu

Course coordinator

http://education.monash.edu.au/courses/advisors.html#course3733

Notes

  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.
  • Part-time study only.

Description

The Master in Adult Education (Global) is a web-based, coursework-only professional masters degree that will benefit persons working in formal educational settings, business and industry, activist organisations, government, non-governmental organisations, health care, community and other settings, where various discourses about globalisation are changing the way lives are lived, and learning and work are undertaken. This is a collaborative program involving University of British Columbia (Canada), Linkoping University (Sweden), University of the Western Cape (South Africa) and Monash University.

Objectives

After completing this program it is expected that students will be able to:

  • critically analyse dominant and alternative theories and discourses of 'globalisation'
  • identify the various ways context shapes adult learning and related policy
  • intelligently discuss why and the ways in which learners resist or embrace education and
  • analyse attempts to foster change through learning and plan effective learning interventions that help adults increase their influence over the direction and pace of local and global change.

Structure

This course comprises six 12-point core units.

Requirements

Students complete:

  • EDF6860 Locating oneself in global learning
  • EDF6861 Adult learning: Perspectives and contexts
  • EDF6862 Global/local learning
  • EDF6863 Fostering learning in practice
  • EDF6864 Work and learning
  • EDF6865 Understanding research

Award(s)

Master in Adult Education (Global)