E809: Frameworks for critical practice with children and young people
This course was presented between 2001-2003, at postgraduate level. On completion of the course techers received the Certificate of Continuing Professional Development (Teaching and Learning), which could also count (30 points) towards the Master’s Programme in Education. The original course was suitable for teachers in the early stages of their careers who wanted to structure their continuing professional development. It was suitable for all subject teachers, and was designed in consultation with several curriculum associations.
This unit describes the Open University's contribution to the Moodle Quiz module from 2006 through to 2014 and continuing.
Ecology is the study of how organisms interact with each other and with their environment – a truly vast area of biology. The original course examined the biological principles that are the basis for analysing and understanding ecological situations, and should give you some of the skills and knowledge needed by professional ecologists.
This Practitioner Level course has enabled the knowledge and skills needed to work successfully on the broad range of subjects that make up economic diplomacy.
This short unit explains how decisions are taken about allocating scarce resources in a market economy, and why such decisions may have potentially disastrous effects on the environment including the climate.
ED841: Understanding children’s development and learning
This course formed part of the master's programme in education, enabling teachers to develop the skills and understanding they needed to contribute to the improvement in the quality of education through investigating management issues and reflecting on professional practice, both their own and that of others. The final presentation of the course was February 2004, a 60 point course, at postgraduate level.
The course will help you learn about the educational needs of learners with dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia. We also look at educational needs of learners with hyperactivity and attention disorders. .The course also deals with educational needs of gifted learners.
This course was last presented in February 2007. The course was presented as part of the Masters in Education Programme as well as an element of the Doctorate in Education.
EE811: Educational leadership: agency, professional learning and change
EE812: Educational leadership: exploring strategy