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EQ934 - Foundations of Islamic Education

  • Module code: EQ934
  • Module name: Foundations of Islamic Education
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To enable students to explore philosophical, historical and theological foundations of Islamic Education through engaging with modern educational theories and pedagogic models. Critically analyse perceptions of education, nature of educational values and transmission of knowledge and culture within historical and contemporary Muslim societies. Identify and critically discuss the contemporary challenges and critical issue in the field with special reference to the role of Islamic Education in modern culturally and religiously plural secular societies. Critically explore the inter-disciplinary nature of Islamic Education with a special emphasis on the relevance of empirical research methodologies in the field. Critically consider integrating contemporary Educational Studies and research into Islamic Education, especially research springing from the Social Sciences directed towards pedagogy and curriculum. Develop competence to identify areas of research and structure personal research interests and projects in the field. Facilitate reflective practice in Islamic Education and motivate students to continue with their professional development by engaging with further relevant PG level academic programmes in the field.

Principal learning outcomes

Develop knowledge, understanding and critical insights into the fundamentals of Islamic educational thought, practice and values. Demonstrate competence to think educationally about Islam and Show reflective engagement with critical issues and challenges informing contemporary practice of Islamic Education. Facilitate students’ competence to form their own philosophy of education by critically engaging with both the Islamic and Western traditions of educational thought and pedagogic practice. Enable students to critically explore the inter-disciplinary nature of Islamic Education with a special emphasis on the relevance of empirical research methodologies in the field.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical workshops

Departmental link

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ces

Other essential notes

Students will have access to a blended learning approach with significant emphasis on self-organised learning; Access support from their peers and tutors; Undertake independent guided study; Make effective use of the Institute’s library and its e-learning facilities and critically engage with relevant research.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: EQ934-30)
A (Assessed work only) Critical Review (2000 words) 40%
  Long Essay (4000 words) 60%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Award in Islamic Education (X3V6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught in Islamic Education: Theory and Practice (Full-time) (X3V7) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Religions, Society and Education (X3R2) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught in Islamic Education: Theory and Practice (Part-time - 2 years) (X3V9) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X3) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X3) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X4) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Social Science Research (L98D) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 4
  • Postgraduate Taught Education (Full-time) (X35Q) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Education (Part-time - 2 year) (X35R) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Global Education and International Development (X3AN) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Global Education and International Development (X3AN) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Childhood in Society (X3F1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Leadership and Management (X3M1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Leadership and Management (X3M2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Religions, Society and Education (X3R2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Religions, Society and Education (X3R2) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Research Doctorate in Education (X3X8) - Year 1