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Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • To consider the value of democracy, through examples.

  • To try to challenge perceived wisdom about our political systems.

References

Lavalettee, M. (1999) A Thing of the Past? Child Labour in Britain 1800 to the Present, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool.
Marshall, T.H. (1965) ‘Citizenship and Social Class’ in Class, Citizenship and Social Development: Essays by T.H. Marshall.
Post, J.E. (2000) Meeting the Challenge of Global Corporate Citizenship, Boston College Centre f
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Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Critically appreciate the significance of claims made for ‘global corporate citizenship’.

  • Understand the nature of work and ‘social citizenship’.

  • Recognize the difference between ‘acts citizenship’ and ‘status citizenship’.

  • Be able to assess the ‘ethical dimension’ to arguments about citizenship.

  • See the relevance of historical compari
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Professor David Lambert is Chief Executive of the Geographical but remains Research Associate of the Institute of Education (London). He is a former secondary geography teacher (for 12 years) and developed a scholarly interest in assessment issues following the introduction of the national curriculum. He also has a research interest in the way teachers select and use textbooks with pupils. He has a long-standing concern with mo
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Learning outcomes

In this unit we will:

  • open up and ‘map’ geography and the ways the subject is understood (and sometimes misunderstood);

  • examine ways in which the subject is under pressure – especially with regard to the ‘chasm’ that is said to exist between university and school geography;

  • establish reasons why the subject is important in relation to topical debates about sustainable development and citizenship;

  • evaluate the power
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This unit was prepared for TeachandLearn.net by John Morgan. John works at Bristol University where he teaches on the geography PGCE course. Before that he taught geography in schools and colleges. He is the co-author of Essential AS Geography (2000) Nelson Thornes and Teaching to Learn Geography (forthcoming) RoutledgeFalmer.

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Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes of this unit are:

  • review some of the recent debates about the place of geography in the school curriculum;

  • consider the different aims of geographical education;

  • links for further study

Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • to review a job description for a business manager that takes account of today's context;

  • to understand how a business manager can support teaching and learning and all stakeholders;

  • to understand and use a range of analytical tools;

  • to apply these analytical tools to your school's situation, in particular responding to government agendas;

  • to understand how benchmarking data can
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should:

  • have developed a greater awareness of the phonic and historic connections between the vocabularies of the target language and English and other mother tongues of students;

  • be able to demonstrate how and where to use students' knowledge of English and other languages when introducing new target language vocabulary and when developing students' reading skills.

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This unit was originally prepared for TeachandLearn.net by Zoe Macdonald who is Head of RE at Bourne Grammar School in Lincolnshire. She is active in the delivery of in-school training on a variety of subjects, and lectures annually at the St Gabriel’s National Conference for RE teachers.

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Philippa Hulme taught science in British and African schools for 15 years. She now tutors on the PGCE courses at Oxford University and the Open University, as well as training VSO volunteers. She is also an editor for Science UPD8, an initiative of the Association for Science Education and Sheffield Hallam University.

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Learning outcomes

In this unit we will look at:

  • why the global dimension in science is so important;

  • what contributions have been made to science by ‘non-Western’ scientists;

  • how to deliver the curriculum so as to bring global science to life for students. Many teachers have found that including the global dimension in science is exciting and motivating for both teachers and students – we hope you do too!

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References

Croall, H. (1998) Crime and Society in Britain, Harlow, Addison Wesley Longman.
Smith, D.J. (1997) ‘Ethnic origins, crime and criminal justice’ in Maguire, M., Morgan, R. and Reiner, R. (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Criminology (2nd edn), Oxford, Clarendon Press.
Zedner, L. (1997) ‘Victims’ in Maguire, M., Morgan, R. and Reiner, R. (eds) The
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • recognise some of the skills which are particularly associated with the way social scientists work;

  • describe some basic techniques relating to reading, for example, highlighting, note-taking and the processing;

  • write in your own words using references and quoting sources.

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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • illustrate what is social about social science;

  • demonstrate how certain social constructions become dominant;

  • distinguish how labelling something can create expectations about behaviour and actions;

  • give examples of inequalities that result from particular social constructions.

Introduction

Anti-social behaviour, homelessness, drugs, metal illness: all problems in today’s society. But what makes a problem social? This unit will help you to discover how these issues are identified, defined, given meaning and acted upon. You will also look at the conflicts within social science in this area.

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