Course code Peda6045

Credit points 8

Professional Specialisation

Total Hours in Course320

Number of hours for lectures32

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes96

Independent study hours192

Date of course confirmation13.01.2015

Responsible UnitInstitute of Education and Home Economics

Course developers

author prof.

Baiba Briede

Dr. paed.

author Izglītības un mājsaimniecības institūts

Irēna Katane

Dr. paed.

author Vadības sistēmu katedra

Nataļja Vronska

Dr. paed.

Prior knowledge

Peda5016, Education and Psychology 1

Peda6026, Methodology of Scientific Research I

Course abstract

Master-students specialize for scientific and professional action in a concrete subject methodology/didactics, management of education or the field of education: adult education course, social education at school, vocational education pedagogy of pre-school and school according individual course programme.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge and understanding of: ecological approach in education, education for sustainable development, EQF for lifelong learning, teaching learning objectives and processes, curriculum design, assessment and evaluation.
• Skills to design, analyze, compare and evaluate teaching learning objectives and processes and prepare the publication of handouts and text books.
• Competence – able to use knowledge and skills in changing teaching learning situations of general and vocational education, to implement selected study courses in all its phases - planning, evaluation, improvement.

Compulsory reading

1. Broks A. Izglītības sistemoloģija: monogrāfija. Rīga: RaKa, 2000. 175 lpp.
2. Prets D. Izglītības programmu pilnveide: pedagoga rokasgrāmata. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2000. 384 lpp.
3. Laužacks R. Profesionālās izglītības satura reforma: didaktiskās iezīmes. Rīga: RaKa, 1999. 107 lpp.
4. Kennedy, D., Hyland, A., Ryan, N. Writing and Using Learning Outcomes: a Practical Guide. 2006. Available http://www.bologna.msmt.cz/files/learning-outcomes.pdf

Further reading

1. Katane I., Pēks L. Izglītības ekoloģija: starpdisciplinārs virziens izglītības pētniecībā. Sērija Izglītības ekoloģija. Jelgava: LLU, IMI, 2006. 55 lpp.
2. Briede B., Pēks L. Ekoloģiskā pieeja izglītībā. Jelgava: LLU, IMI, 2011. 160 lpp. Sērija Izglītības ekoloģija
3. Eiropas kvalifikāciju ietvarstruktūra mūžizglītībai. Luksemburga: EK Oficiālo publikāciju birojs, 2009. 20 lpp. Pieejams: http://ec.europa.eu/education/pub/pdf/general/eqf/broch_lv.pdf

Periodicals and other sources

1. American Psychological Association. Using American Psychological Association (APA) Format. Updated to 5th Edition. Purdue University Online Writing Lab. 2010. Available: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/r_apa.html
2. Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability. Institute of sustainable Education Daugavpils University, ISSN: 1691-4147 (print version), ISSN: 1691-5534 (electronic version).