Course code PedaP091

Credit points 5

Application of Research Conceptions III

Total Hours in Course200

Independent study hours200

Date of course confirmation20.04.2011

Responsible UnitInstitute of Education and Home Economics

Course developer

author Izglītības un mājsaimniecības institūts

Iveta Līce-Zikmane

Dr. paed.

Course abstract

Approbation of theoretical knowledge and innovations of selected areas within aspects of actual problems. Master students improve their skills and competences to use pedagogical and psychological theories in formal, non formal and informal education and research results in all education/teaching stages. Student approbates research conceptions in micro-, meso- and exo- environment. Master student’s portfolio reflects results of studies, where is shown his achievements and participate in school, state or international projects, participations in the scientific conferences.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge: acquired knowledge in integrated study courses for its approbation in practice – reflections.
Skills: to integrate and to apply theoretical knowledge in order to plan teaching/ learning objectives and processes of drawing up, implementing and evaluating educational programs for local region, Latvia and EU in the context of realizing Education for Sustainable Development, ability to synthesize theoretical insights from their experience, to reflect the presentation, ability to present their research and findings of the conference - Portfolio
Competence: able to cooperate with the leaders of scientific research and able to prepare presentations and publications of the results, able to manage pupils and student research paper, able to develop and prepare the publications of educational resources, able to approbate the research conceptions and innovative solutions in practice - Summary.

Course Content(Calendar)

1.Approbation of theoretical knowledge - reflection of personal experience in the aspect of pedagogical / educational problems.
2.Approbation of the research conceptions gained at the conference.
3.Development of an individual approbation plan, presentation.
4.Portfolio development.
5.Approbation of theoretical knowledge in the context of education for sustainable development.
6.Reflection of research conceptions and experience in pedagogy and psychology.
7. Characterization and assessment of the formal, non-formal and informal learning process.
8.Assessment of actual problems and innovations of educational environment.
9.Evaluation of the research conceptions in pedagogical activity, research management (student projects, scientific work, etc.).
10.Evaluation of integrated theoretical knowledge in planning study goals and processes, implementing education for sustainable development.
11.Theoretical knowledge in the development and implementation educational programs in the context of local regional, Latvia and the EU.
12.Assessment of achievement and participation in school, regional, national and international projects.
13.Presentation of the developed and prepared educational recourses.
14.Research activities, personal experience reflection and various documentation summary Portfolio.
15.Portfolio presentation.
16.Realization of approbation plan, reflection of approbation. Test.

Requirements for awarding credit points

Requirements for passing the test:
1. Implementation of individually developed approbation plan in 3rd semester and reflection.
2. Portfolio.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

To realize the tasks of the 3rd semester practice.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

1. Ability to approbate and integrate knowledge acquired in study courses.
2. Ability to combine theoretical knowledge with your own experience.
3. Presentation skills.

Compulsory reading

1.Cohen-Scali V., Rossier J., Nota L. (Eds.). New Perspectives in Career Counseling and Guidance in Europe. Cham (Switzerland): Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. 2. Mācību saturs kompetenču pieejā: ko tas nozīmē skolotājiem? LU. VISC. Rīga. Pieejams 3. Ozola I. Grāmata pašizaugsmei. Rīga: RaKa, 2018. 68 lpp. 4. UNESCO Latvijas Nacionālās komisijas darbības stratēģija 2014.-2021.gadam. Pieejams:

Further reading

1.Hellerstedt K. The composition of new venture teams: its dynamics and consequences. Jönköping: Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, 2009, 212 p. 2. LLU IMI starptautisko konferenču "Rural Environment. Education. Personality" materiāli. Pieejams: 3.Uz EFQM modeli balstīta augstākās izglītības kvalitātes pilnveides metode. Pieejams:

Periodicals and other sources

1.The Journal of Educational Research. Online ISSN 1940-0675. Pieejams: 2. City, Culture and Society. Online ISSN 1877-9166. Pieejams: 3. International Journal of Educational Research. Online ISSN 0883-0355. Pieejams:


Academic Master's program “Pedagogy”.
Application of Research Conceptions III
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