Courses Catalogue

Comparative Education

COURSE CODE: EDF3202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education (Biology) - B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

  • Introduction to comparative education and its importance (5 Hours)
  • Methods and approach to the study of comparative education (5 Hours)
  • Aims and relevancy of comparative education to policy makers and teachers, hence justification of studying comparative education(5 Hours)
  • Factors that do influence an education system (5 Hours)
  • Education system in developed countries like United States , Britain and USSR.etc (5 Hours)
  • Education system in developing countries like Uganda as compared to those systems of developed countries (5 Hours)
  • The education system of the Muslim World (5 Hours)
  • Problems and policy issues in education with special reference to Uganda (5 Hours)

·         Contemporary issues in education.

·         Primary Education (UPE).

·         Secondary Education (USE).

·         Higher Education.

·         Pre-service and in-service teacher education etc.

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments
  • Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes