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Sociological perspectives on the learning society

Course Code :5021OIWSPL
Study domain:Instructional and educational
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:8
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Roos Van Gasse
Ruud Lelieur

3. Course contents *

The fist section 'sociology of education focuses primarily on an introduction to sociology. Attention is paid to the basic sociological concepts and analytical frameworks. This background is necessary to go then deeper to  sub-domain sociology of education. Here concepts are provided that allow us to understand the dynamics of the educational field. The sociological framework will be applied on two themes: inequality and lifelong learning (including the role of education in the knowledge society).