EDCC 114 MEC INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL AND CURRICULUM STUDIES FACULTY OF EDUCATION Study guide compiled by : Drs Louise Postma, Louise Meyer and Prof Kobus Lombard. Copyright © 2017 edition. Review date 2019. North-West University No part of this study guide may be reproduced in any form or in any way without the written permission of the publishers.
1 NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY Module information Module code: EDCC 114 Prerequisites: Internet access for use of eFundi Module name: Introduction to Professional and Curriculum Studies Module credits: 8 credits This implies that you must spend a total of 80 hours to master the outcomes of this module successfully. Additional requirements to complete module successfully: NKR level: 5 Lecturer and contact information: : Depends on assigned lecturer at the different campuses Lecturer: Office telephone: Office number: Email address: Consulting hours: Aim of the module: To introduce the student to the relationship between the values of the Constitution and the South African school curriculum, teaching as a profession, the different learning theories and the class situation as a educational teaching-, learning and assessment situation. Rationale for the module (why is the module essential for the qualification/programme?) The student is broadly introduced to be familiarised with selected theoretical and practical components which are related to the class situation and the profession.