Due Date: 17th April, 2015, 23:59
Learning Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2, 3
Criteria and Marking:
This assessment item requires the student to demonstrate that they can:
- Present key concepts and positions on globalisation in a coherent and systematic wat;
- Develop a theoretical framework for understanding the influence of global processes on local, national and international education policies and practices;
- Demonstrate knowledge of debates on globalisation;
- Communicate an in-depth and critical understanding of the issues raised in this course through written work free of textual errors.
Drawing on one (1) of the selected texts (see below) you are to write a critical review. The critical review is a writing task that asks you to summarise and evaluate a text. Writing the critical review will require you to read the selected text in detail and to also read other related texts so that you can present a fair and reasonable evaluation of the selected text. More advice on how to write a critical review can be found below.
You need to select one (1) of the papers below to critically review. Please do not select any others from the reading list (both readings will be available under the Digitised Readings tab in the menu to the left).
- Kenway, J., Bigum, C., Fitzclarence, L., Collier, J. & Tregenza, K. (1994). New Education in new times. In Journal of Education Policy, Vol. 9 (4), pp. 317-333.
- Appadurai, A. (1990). Disjuncture and difference in the global cultural economy. In Theory, Culture
and Society, Vol 7, pp. 295-310