Applying GCED in classroomInstructor-led

Curriculum Development for GCED Educators: Perspectives, Purposes, and Practices

Application 01-25-2019 ~ 05-03-2019
Learning 05-08-2019 ~ 06-04-2019(4 weeks)
Course ID 2019_80_CL003_1_0_3

About the Course

This 4-week course provides a basic introduction to the principles, conceptual underpinnings, and creative design of curricula relevant to transformative education, specially GCED in both formal and non-formal contexts. Participants of the course will explore practical ideas for appropriate, effective and creative teaching of GCED-related curricula for all levels of formal schooling, non-formal peace education programmes of government and nongovernment agencies and community organizations. The goal of this course is to provide teachers/participants with the theoretical framework for analyzing, critiquing, and investigating curriculum so that they will be able to design GCED curriculum responsive to their own contexts.

 

Session 1: Curriculum Theory, Development, and Design
Session 2: Designing a Curriculum
Session 3: Writing Learning Objectives/Outcomes and Evaluation Techniques
Session 4: Curriculum Innovations

 

The course will consist of four “classroom” weeks. The course will open with a lecture or powerpoint presentation or video clips followed by Forum discussions. Participants are expected to check the course site at the beginning of every course week to be aware of the requirements for the week.

Instructor

Dr. Cawagas is Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, Canada and was a Professor of Peace Education at the UN mandated University for Peace based in Costa Rica for many years. She has extensive teaching experiences in peace and development education, curriculum development, education for sustainable development, global education, and multicultural education in both formal and nonformal modes.

 

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