Essay Assignment

Posted on January 25, 2024 by Cheapest Assignment

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Investment and Portfolio Management

There are two parts to the assignment:

  1. A 5-minute podcast thatdemonstrates how your thinking about education has changed and developedthrough this module.
    Work with a partner to prepare an interview-style podcast that explores how your understanding of educational issues has developed, linking to your own experience and relevant reading from the module.
    You should include two incidents or anecdotes from your experience that illustrate key issues in education
    covered in the module.

Further Guidance for the podcast

 Plan your interview with a partner based around the following questions and prompts.

Tell me about a time when you experienced a very positive learning experience at school

  • What made it so positive do you think? Refer to concepts of motivation, engagement, approaches to teaching and learning
  • How did this make you feel…? How did this impact on your attitudes to education, your views on what education is for and what is should be like?
  • -What have you read/ discussed in this module that has helped you to reflect and make sense of this experience?

Can you remember a time when you didn’t feel included or supported in your learning?

  • What happened? Why What caused you to feel that way?
  • How did this make you feel…? How did this impact on your attitudes to education, your views on what education is for?
  • -What have you read/ discussed in this module that has helped you to reflect and make sense of your experience?

In what ways have these experiences influenced your views about the current education system, the curriculum, your values/ beliefs about education?

  1. A 1000-word essay titled ‘What is education for?’ in which you analyse one of the chapters from ‘The
    Philosophy of Education: An Introduction’ edited by Richard Bailey:
    – Chapter 3 ‘What is Education for?’ Roger Marples
    – Chapter 4 ‘What should go on the curriculum?’ Michael Hand
    – Chapter 8 ‘Should the State control Education?’ Judith Suissa
    – Chapter 9 ‘Educational Opportunities – who should we leave out?’ Carrie Winstanley

Further Guidance for the essay

Choose one of these chapters and write a response using the following structure:

Introduction (150 words)

Introduce the chapter and explain why you have chosen it. Relate to your own interest and experience.

Summary of the chapter (300 words)

Draw out the key arguments that the author is making in the chapter. Summarise in your own words, using no more than four short direct quotes to emphasise key ideas.

Discussion  (400 words)

Critically analyse the argument made in the chapter by compare and contrasting ideas and viewpoints taken from other reading from the module and from your own reflections and experiences. Make links where you can to the philosophical, historical, political, sociological and economic arguments that influence these viewpoints.

Conclusion (150 words)

Conclude with a brief summary of key points from your discussion,  a reflection on your learning from the chapter and the module and what further questions it has raised.

References (not part of word-count)

A list of 4-6 references that you have cited in your essay – correctly listed using the Harvard Referencing system

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