Didactics I

Didactics I

Level: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS točke: 7

Lecturer: asist. Breznikar Nina, izr. prof. dr. Štefanc Damijan

Content

I. DIDACTICS AS SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINE
1. field of research of didactics, definition of didactics as scientific discipline
2. didactic theories and models; didactic paradigms, concepts and strategies
3. the relation between general didactics and subject didactics; didactics and methodics

II. FRAGMENTS FROM THE HISTORY OF DIDACTIC THOUGHT
4. Jan Amos Komensky and his Didactica Magna
5. Wilhelm von Humboldt: Theory of Bildung
6. Johann Friedrich Herbart as founder of Didactics as scientific discipline

III. FUNDAMENTAL DIDACTIC CONCEPTS
7. education: definition of the concept, relation between propositional and dispositional knowledge, between education and upbringing, and between general and vocational/professional education
8. problems concerning the relation between teaching and learning
9. teaching process: definition of instruction, functions and aspects of instruction

IV. STRUCTURAL FACTORS OF INSTRUCTION
10. teacher: teacher’s role, field of activity, legal qualification demands
11. student’s active role in instruction
12. communication and interaction in instruction (between teacher and students, between students themselves)
13. educational content (scientific foundations of educational content; elements, functions and significance of didactic transformation and reduction)
14. educational goals and objectives (aims, goals, objectives; critique of forming objectives)