Sep 28, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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EDAD 7525 - Advanced Comparative Education: Methods and Theories


Introduces theories and practices of comparative education. Analyzes the historical development of the field and its relations with policy-making and other areas of comparative study. Explores key concepts and theoretical frameworks used by comparativists; and develop understanding of the main methodological approaches to systematic comparative education.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate understanding of the historical development of the field of comparative education.
  • Examine the theoretical paradigms and methods used at different stages of the development of the discipline.
  • Examine the value, uses and abuses of comparative education in an era of globalization.
  • Examine what is meant by ¿comparative¿ in relation to the study of education and to analyze the factors to be considered.
  • Use analytical frameworks to gain skills in reflections and critique, to identify theories and underlying assumptions about education and to apply these skills to one¿s own educational context.



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