Courses Catalogue

Comparative Education

COURSE CODE: EDF 3201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

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)

  1. Contemporary issues in education.
  2. Primary Education (UPE).
  3. Secondary Education (USE).
  4. Higher Education.
  5. Pre-service and in-service teacher education etc.

MODE OF DELIVERY

  1. Lectures
  2. Reading assignments
  3. Practical assignments
  4. Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  1. Whiteboard and Markers
  2. Flip Charts
  3. LCD Projectors
  4. CDs, DVDs and Tapes