Introduction to didactics
|Course code module||SLO101|
|Study load (hours)||84|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 1st semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
The student is to have acquired the general final competences of an academic bachelor's degree.
Solid written and oral Dutch language skills are required as well.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
The teacher as monitor of learning and developmental processes
- assesses the initial levels of individual learners and groups of learners;
- selects and formulates objectives;
- selects, course contents and learning experiences;
- structures contents and experiences and transforms them into learning activities;
- designs adequate methods and settings;
- agrees and implements media in a team;
- creates a beneficial learning environment;
- organises observation and evaluation;
- observes and evaluates both processes and achievements.
The teacher as an educator:
- creates a positive social climate for the learner
- in a team creates a positive school environment;
- incites the emancipation of the learners;
- shapes attitudes for further individual growth and social commitment;
- deals with global tendencies in an educational context;
- counsels learners with socio-emotional problems.
The teacher as an organizer:
- creates a clear working atmosphere;
- plans and structures lessons adequately and flexibly;
- takes care of administrative tasks correctly;
- creates a stimulating classroom setting;
- observers safety concerns.
3. Course content
These topics are dealt with:
- the professional profile: basic competences, vision, didactical framework, planning;
- the lessonplan: level assesment, didactical/teaching principles, objectives, contents, settings, didactical approaches, cooperative learning, media, evaluation;
- the pupil and the class: learning processes, adolesence, intelligence, motivation, fear of failure, group dynamics, sociometry, discipline, bullying.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: Lectures
Personal work: Exercises
5. Assessment method
Exam: Written, without oral presentationClosed book
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Imbrecht, I., Van Petegem, P. & Meeus W. (2008). Oriëntatie in onderwijskunde. Een openleerpakket. Leuven: Acco.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Documents on blackboard
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