Study guide's KTK - Pedagogical Studies for Teachers 2011-2012, 2011-12 information (E)



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Any courses that are no longer being offered have been removed from the Courses tab in this study guide.

A new study guide for the secondary teachers' pedagogical studies has been constructed in the spring of 2012, and it will become available on Weboodi by the autum. At the bottom of the page you can find the timing diagram and structure of the new curriculum, according to which the new students admitted to secondary teacher education pursue their studies.

Pedagogical studies in the subject teacher education is a 1-year education programme that focuses on secondary education. It enables students to develop the skills, competencies and knowledge for professional educational tasks as a subject teacher.

The studies are divided into basic and intermediate studies.
Basic studies: students are aware of issues related to children and youngsters development and to constantly changing nature of education and society. They are able to apply new facts, concepts, theories and techniques in teaching, studying and learning.

Intermediate studies: students are able to integrate educational theory with school practices; they are aware of various research methodologies and are able to examine knowledge and phenomena critically, analytically and contextually.


BA graduate is able to
1. collect pedagogically relevant items to personal pedagogical portfolio.
2. describe the range of the application of pedagogy/pedagogical content knowledge.
3. explicate his/her one's understanding of the subject knowledge to the pupils.
4. examine the special educational needs of pupils.
5. show ability to work in challenging educational environments.
6. adapt his/her behaviour in different educational and teaching situations.
7. use various teaching methods and to utilise learning environments.
8. take responsibility of his/her own actions and support the learners' self-efficacy.
9. judge the applicability of subject knowledge within the framework of the curriculum.
10. show empathy and tact and can select and judge his/her own actions according to the situation.

MA graduate is able to
1. construct a pedagogically relevant portfolio.
2. ponder the nature of pedagogical action and the applicability of the pedagogical theory.
3. discuss the assessment and evaluation of learning.
4. examine the special educational needs of pupils.
5. evaluate his/her own ability to work in challenging educational environments.
6. adapt his/her behaviour in different educational and teaching situations.
7. use various teaching methods and to utilise learning environments.
8. take responsibility of his/her own actions and support the learners' self-efficacy.
9. collaborate in a multi-professional environment.
10. analyze and explain the theoretical knowledge about education, teaching and the subject.
11. judge the applicability of subject knowledge within the framework of the curriculum.
12. recognise creativity in the field of education and teaching.
13. show empathy and tact and can select and judge his/her own actions according to the situation.
14. explicate research in inquiry based teaching.
15. participate in planning, development and evaluation tasks in education.
16. knowledge generalization, to design and invent theoretical knowledge, and apply it to teaching.

The timing diagram for the new study guide (secondary teachers' pedagogical studies)

 

Pedagogical studies    
       
Code  Name 3rd year, spring 4th year, autumn
410067P  Basic course in education 4  
410068P  Didactics 4  
410069P  Educational psychology 4  
410070P  Sociology of education   4
410071P  Educational philosophy   4
410083P  Pedagogical Seminar 3  
050110A  Subject Didactics I 3  
050210A  Subject Didactics II 3  
050310A  Subject Didactics III 1  
050410A  Research in Subject Didactics   8
050081A  Basic Practice 5  
050082A  Advanced Practice I   6
050083A Advanced Practice II   6
416004P  Educational Administration   1
050085A  Special Education   1
050091A  Optional studies 3