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Teaching Philosophy in Secondary Education

General information

Official Code: 6459
Acronym: MEFILO

Certificates

  • Teaching Philosophy in Secondary Education (120 ECTS credits)
  • Master Course of Teaching Philosophy in Secondary Education (60 ECTS credits)

Courses Units

Teaching Resources applied to Philosophy

MEFILO007 - ECTS
  • To reflect critically on the possibilities and limits of transmission and teachability of Philosophy.
  • To explore different types of applications didactic teaching philosophy.
  • To discuss the limitations, weaknesses and strengths of the different types and uses of teaching resources.
  • To practise the isolated and combined use of different teaching resources.
  • To apply innovative way of teaching resources assistants in specific contexts (classroom, informal contexts).
  • Try out different resources modules of Philosophy programs in Secundary Education (10th and 11th years).

Philosophy Teaching Methodology I

MEFILO002 - ECTS

1) Reflect critically on philosophy teaching in secondary education.

2) Discuss place and functions of philosophy teaching in secondary education.

3) Develop teaching skills that allow a didactic and philosophical foundation of pedagogical actions.

4) Understand the importance of communication in the educational teaching and learning processes.

5) Develop competence in planning teaching objectives, content, activities of teaching-learning methodologies to philosophical work and evaluation.

6) Discuss critically the criteria for selection of teaching resources in the philosophy teaching.

7) Develop communication skills.

Philosophical Education and Social Development

MEFILO003 - ECTS
• Analyse the characteristics, as well as the various possible approaches, of philosophical education.
• Critically examine the intellectual virtues central to philosophical education.
• Explore different models of how intellectual virtues can be promoted in the classroom.
• Discuss how philosophical education can foster social development, in relation to testimonial justice and democracy.

Philosophy I

MEFILO011 - ECTS The goal of this curricular unit is that students complement and deepen the scientific training acquired in the 1st cycle in light of the Philosophy Program for the 10th and 11th year of secondary education and the future exercise of the teaching profession. The program and teaching are structured so that students can:
1) compare and contrast the main aspects of the most important philosophical theories within different philosophical disciplines
2) develop analytic skills and the ability to identify what elements of these theories should be presented in the class;
3) identify and discuss teaching strategies aiming at promoting a more effective learning.

Psychology of Education

MEG001 - ECTS

1. To describe and compare some of the main theories on cognitive, moral, and psychosocial development, with relevance for education and teaching.

2. To define the concept of learning and indicate the generic characteristics of the main psychological approaches to this topic.

3. To compare and contrast some of the most important theories related to intelligence and learning styles.

4. To identify theoretically and empirically grounded strategies and procedures that teachers can adopt to promote more efficient learning on the part of students.

5. To compare and contrast the main aspects of some of the most important theories on motivation.

6. To describe the appropriate principles for classroom management that can prevent misbehavior and promote a learning environment.

7.
Describe the principles that currently underlie inclusive education that seeks to respond to the educational needs of children and adolescents throughout their school path.

 

Philosophy Teaching Methodology II

MEFILO005 - ECTS

1) Reflect critically on the teaching of philosophy in secondary education.

2) Identify the main methods in the teaching of philosophy.

3) Develop teaching skills that allow a didactic and philosophical foundation of pedagogical actions.

4) Develop competence in planning teaching objectives, content, activities of teaching-learning methodologies to philosophical work and evaluation.

5) Discuss critically the criteria for selection of teaching resources in the teaching of philosophy.

6) Distinguish types of evaluation.

Education and Topics in Philosophy

MEFILO006 - ECTS

1. To explore knowledge acquired in the 1st cycle of studies, in articulation with the required pedagogical skills concerning teaching of philosophy at secondary school;
2. To discuss in a critical spirit positions, arguments and philosophical problems from the viewpoints of philosophy and the teaching of philosophy s of view.

Ethics and education

MEFILO001 - ECTS

1.To question specific relationships between ethics and deontology on the contemporary educational field

2.To recognize the complexity of the approached problematic, developing autonomous skills of reflection, intervention and research

3.Develop skills of analysis and critical thinking around educational problematic of otherness

4.Develop skills of analysis and critical thinking around educational problematic of otherness

5.Recognizing and valuingthe relational dimensionof the pedagogical relation as an enhancing space of human development.

6.To understand the scientific basis, the political purposes and the ethical demands of the educational deontology

 



Philosophy II

MEFILO012 - ECTS The goal of this curricular unit is that students complement and deepen the scientific training acquired in the 1st cycle in light of the Philosophy Program for the 10th and 11th year of secondary education and the future exercise of the teaching profession. The program and teaching are structured so that students can:
1) compare and contrast the main aspects of the most important philosophical theories within different philosophical disciplines
2) develop analytic skills and the ability to identify what elements of these theories should be presented in the class;
3) identify and discuss teaching strategies aiming at promoting a more effective learning.

Educational Research

MEG006 - ECTS

1. To characterise the different stages of a research project: the choice of topic, the literature review, the delimitation of the object of study, the definition of the research questions, the choice of a research design, data collection, data analysis, and the presentation of the conclusions.

2. To identify and describe the different strategies in educational research:

    2.1. Characterise the quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods;

    2.2. Identify the advantages and limitations of the different research strategies.

3. Conduct a research project:

   3.1. Prepare the project;

   3.2. Collect and analyse data on this project;

   3.3. Write the study’s report;

   3.4. Present the research work publically.

4. Use of some basic statistical concepts on SPSS and content analysis;

5. Develop competences in group work;

6. Develop competences in written and oral skills.

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Professional Practice

MEH014 - ECTS

The course unit, by introducing an holistic perspective on the Portuguese education system, aims to critically reflect on the teaching and learning process and provide future teachers with the ability to the scientifically and pedagogically rationalize, systematize and steer their activities.

Future teachers need a consistent theoretical basis that enables them to develop research on the educational field, where many black boxes persist.

The programme aims to introduce reflection on several themes, such as the construction of modern educational systems, the current political debates on education and their unmeasured social, technical and economic impact, impact the organization of school institutions, the prescriptive and theoretical curriculum, the status and role of the student nowadays and the teacher professionalism. The approach to these themes intends to identify the main lines of the evolution of the Portuguese educational system.

The subject’s main goals are:

- to analyze the historical and political process of construction of contemporary educational systems;

- to understand the diversity of models and variables in school organization and management and their impact on the quality of educational practices;

- to analyze the diversity of orientations in curriculum theory and development and their impact on professional practices and learning outcomes;

- to identify the curriculum components (objectives/competences, contents, strategies and evaluation) in their relevance for the efficacy of the real curriculum.

- to understand the processes, contents, skills and means to foster teachers’ professionalism;

- to develop attitudes of reflection and scientific research.

 

Introduction to Professional Practice

MEFILO008 - ECTS

Philosophy III

MEFILO013 - ECTS The goal of this curricular unit is that students complement and deepen the scientific training acquired in the 1st cycle in light of the Philosophy Program for the 10th and 11th year of secondary education and the future exercise of the teaching profession. The program and teaching are structured so that students can:
1) compare and contrast the main aspects of the most important philosophical theories within different philosophical disciplines
2) develop analytic skills and the ability to identify what elements of these theories should be presented in the class;
3) identify and discuss teaching strategies aiming at promoting a more effective learning.

Philosophy IV

MEFILO014 - ECTS
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