Concepts of adult education

This course is offered by Vytautas Magnus University. We invite Master students to join this course.

Course description:

Degree: Master
Studies/Career: Master of Education
Course: Management of education
ESTS (Host institution): 6
Institution: Vytautas Magnus University
Course duration: One semester
Pre-requisites: No
Target group: Full time and part time Master students
Priority students: Those who interested in adult education and EU policy
Language: English

Learning module template (for download)
Student guide (PDF)

For registered students: Access learning module

 

Teachers:

Elena Trepule - Short description
Margarita Tereseviciene - Short description
Maria Giovanna Ruberto - Short description

 

Timeline for 2016 Spring semester:

Enrolment Study period Final task
By January 15 February 1 - May 23 In May 23 - June 10

 

Teaching and learning methods:

  • Video lectures,
  • individual learning,
  • presentations,
  • readings,
  • multicultural colaborative group work.

 

Assessment methods and weightings:
Homework task No1 - 15 %  
Homework task No 2-  15 %
Mid-term teamwork task 20 %
Exam 50 %
Total: 100 %

 

References:
1. Adult Education and Training in Europe (2015) http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/education/eurydice/documents/thematic_reports/... ;
2. Flash Eurobarometer 319b: Education and Training, Mobility, Employment and Entrepreneurship (2011) http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_319b_sum_en.pdf;
3. Opening up Education http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/LT/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:52013DC065...
4. Second Global Report on Adult Learning and Adult Education (2013). http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002224/222407e.pdf
5. The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC); http://www.oecd.org/site/piaac/
6. The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). http://www.oecd.org/pisa/

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