EDRD*3120 - Educational Communication
This course addresses the communication concepts and practices within the formal and non-formal educational contexts. Communication is central to teaching and learning because communication mediates a conscious effort either on the part of the learners to learn, or on the part of the teachers to provide and transfer knowledge, attitudes and skills.
By the end of the course, the learner should be able to:
- Articulate the ways communication and education are intertwined in educational contexts;
- Discuss the relationship between learner experience, worldview development, and human development;
- Examine education as a relational activity between teachers and learners;
- Create a practical application of educational communication for an educational setting;
- Assess the role of communication within the formal and non-formal educational contexts; and
- Reflect on the impact of educational communication on your own professional and/or vocational goals.
- Introduction to Educational Communication
- Meaningful Learning
- Liberal Education and Professional Education
- Participatory, Integrative and Difficult Knowledge
- Transformative Learning
- Critical Pedagogy
- The Individual Learner
- Technology and Educational Communication
- The Learning Group
- Formal and Informal Learning
Prerequisite(s): 5.00 credits
|Assessment Item||Weight||Learning Outcomes|
|Pre/Post Course Reflection Statements||5%||1-7|
|Peer Learning Space Contributions||20%||1-7|
|Meaningful Experience Essay||15%||1-4, 6|
|Group Discussion (Week 05) (Interactive)||5%||1-3, 7|
|Online Midterm Knowledge Check||5%||1-5|
|Group Project Poster||10%||1, 2, 5, 7|
|Major Writing Assignment||15%||1-3|
|Online Final Exam||25%||1-5|
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
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*Course details are subject to change.