Teaching methodology cultural sciences with practice sessions

Course Code :2200ASECUW
Study domain:Instructional and educational
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st/2nd semester
Contact hours:36
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Wil Meeus
Tom De Roover
Eef Rombaut
Gytha Burman
Caroline Van Der Bruggen
Hans Ihmsen
Eva Verlinden

3. Course contents *

The students:

- acquiring knowledge and skills on subject-specific teaching principles, evaluation, integration of media, ICT, textbooks and other learning materials, learning outcomes and curricula, annual plan, learning line, series of lessons, lesson structure/design (schedule), working methods, variation,

- can apply the teaching principles during practice lessons and, on the basis of reflection and feedback, make a personal strength/weakness analysis of their teaching skills.

- can make connections between the learning content and the experiences gained in the practice lessons and the growth period.

- acquiring expertise at application level about specific didactic approaches, dialogical education, cooperative working methods, UDL, problem-solving thinking, research skills, project operation, supervised independent learning, etc.

- acquiring knowledge and skills around powerful learning environments, i.e. learning strategies (metacognition), language-oriented vocational training, indoor classroom differentiation, learning problems, co-teaching and team teaching

- acquire a professionalisation reflex based on knowledge sharing, networking, continuing education centres, subject teaching journals and e-zines, subject groups, (online) learning communities, etc.

- see diversity as a normal phenomenon in everyday situations.

- Avoid prejudices, generalisations and discrimination.

- view events, contexts and people from different perspectives.

- opt for dialogue and cooperation.

- learn from each other's visions, experiences and competences.

Core contents

- Teaching principles and the meta-language to identify them

- Annual plan, learning line

- Schoolbooks, media, ICT

- Feedback

- Indoor class differentiation

- Metacognition, learning strategies, learning processes, learning styles

- Language-oriented vocational training

- Language policy

- Multi-Perspectivity

Technical applications

- Research skills

- Problem-solving thinking

- Guided independent learning


- Cooperative learning

Subject-specific translation/analysis of

- Professionalisation (knowledge sharing, professional association, networking, didactic media, CNO, etc.)

- Project operation and series of lessons

- Learning problems and learning disabilities

- Scaffolding

- Parent contact

- Co-teaching, team teaching


-    Communication and social skills,

 -  interview techniques