Bachelor of Education Degree in Adult Education

1.0 Departmental Special Regulations for the Bachelor of Education Degree in Adult Education

Subject to the provision of the General Regulations 000  and 200, the following Special Regulations shall apply:

1.1 Entrance Requirements

The normal entrance qualifications shall be the following:
a) For Level 100, a minimum of 3 credits in the BGCSE or its equivalent, with credit in English Language, or as specified in General Regulations 2.2.2 and 2.2.3. Preference will be given to those applicants with some experience in adult education;
b) For Level 200, requirements will be as stipulated in General Regulation 2.2.4.
c) For Level 300, the requirement is a Diploma or its equivalent in Adult Education or a related field.

1.2 Programme Structure

1.2.1 Level 100 courses shall be as stipulated in Departmental Special Regulations 1.2.2.
1.2.2 Course Listings

Level 200

Semester 3

Core Courses

DAE200 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Adult Education (3)
DAE201 The Psychology of Adult Learning (3)
DAE202 Programme Planning and Evaluation in Adult Education (3)

General Education Courses

One 2-credit GEC is to be chosen from the universitywide menu.

Electives

One 3-credit elective is to be chosen from the universitywide menu.

Optional Courses

One optional course from the following:

DAE206 Supervising Adult Education Programmes (3)
DAE208 Integrated Extension (3)
DAE210 Psychology and the Adult Learner (3)
DAE211 Promoting Community Enterprises and Economic Projects (3)
DAE214 Vocational Education and Training (3)
DAE216 Adult Education and Special Groups (3)

Semester 4

Core Courses

DAE203 Teaching Methods of Adult Education (3)
DAE204 Gender Issues in Adult Education (3)
DAE205 Adult Education and the World of Work (3)

General Education Courses

One 2-credit GEC is to be chosen from the university wide menu.

Electives

One 3-credit elective from any course outside the Department of Adult Education, for which students are
eligible, is required.

Optional Courses

Students shall choose one of the following:

DAE209 Integrated Skills Project (3)
DAE207 Community Project Planning and Management (3)
DAE213 Adult Basic Education and Training (3)
DAE215 Computer Applications in Adult Education (3)
DAE212 Participatory Development Methods (3)
DAE217 Lifelong Learning (3)

Level 300

Semester 5

Core Courses

DAE300 Organization and Management in Adult Education (3)
DAE301 Leadership in Adult Education (3)
DAE305 Issues in International Adult Ed. (3)

General Education Courses

One 2-credit GEC is to be chosen from the university wide menu.

Electives

One 3-credit elective from any course outside the Department of Adult Education, for which students are eligible, is required.

Optional Courses

Students shall choose one of the following:

DAE312 Evaluation Methods in Adult Education(3)
DAE313 Instructional Media and Materials Development in Adult Education (3)
DAE314 Counseling in Lifelong Learning (3)
DAE315 Organizational Development in Adult Education (3)
DAE316 Issues in Adult Education (3)
DAE317 Adult Education and Sustainable Development (3)

Semester 6

Core Courses

DAE302 Principles of Human Resource Development (3)
DAE303 Research Design in Adult Education (3)
DAE304 Practicum in Adult Education Methods (3)

General Education Courses

One 2-credit GEC is to be chosen from the university wide menu.

Electives

One 3-credit elective from any course outside the Department of Adult Education, for which students are eligible, is required.

Optional Courses

Students shall choose one of the following:

DAE418 Urban Adult Education (3)
DAE419 Topics in Adult Literacy (3)
DAE420 Adult Education, Democracy, Peace and Human Rights (3)
DAE421 Development Policies and Adult Education (3)
DAE422 Entrepreneurship Skills Development (3)

Level 400

Semester 7

Core Courses

DAE 406 Political Economy of Adult Education and Development (3)
DAE410 Adult Education Research Project (6)
DAE411 Training and Development General (3)

Education Courses

One 2-credit GEC is to be chosen from the universitywide menu.

Electives

One 3-credit elective from any course outside the Department of Adult Education, for which students are eligible, is required.

Optional Courses

Students shall choose one of the following:

DAE312 Evaluation Methods in Adult Education (3)
DAE313 Instructional Media and Materials Development in Adult Education (3)
DAE314 Counselling in Lifelong Learning (3)
DAE315 Organisational Development in Adult Education (3)
DAE316 Issues in Adult Education (3)
DAE317 Adult Education and Sustainable Development (3)

Semester 8

Core Courses

DAE407 Management of Community Economic Projects (3)
DAE408 Policy Development for Lifelong Learning (3)
DAE409 Adult Education and Social Exclusion (3)

General Education Courses

One 2-credit GEC is to be chosen from the universitywide menu.

Electives

One 3-credit elective from any course outside the Department of Adult Education, for which students are eligible, is required.

Optional Courses

Students shall choose one of the following:

DAE418 Urban Adult Education (3)
DAE419 Topics in Adult Literacy (3)
DAE420 Adult Education, Democracy, Peace and Human Rights(3)
DAE421 Development Policies and Adult Education(3)
DAE422 Entrepreneurship Skills Development (3)

1.3 Assessment

Assessment shall be in accordance with Departmental Special Regulations 1.3.1 to 3.3.

1.4 Progression from Semester to Semester

Progression from one semester to the next shall be in accordance with General Academic Regulation 00.9

1.5 Award of the Degree

Award of the Degree shall be in accordance with General Academic Regulations 00.85