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Course description
  TEACHING SOCIAL SCIENCES: GEOGRAPHY

Competencies and objectives

Provisional information. Pending approval.

 

Course context for academic year 2019-20

The education of any knowledge supposes a continuous effort for updating so much the didactic methods. Like the pertinent contents of the science of reference. This process of update results more complex by the need to enter the changes regulated by the rule in different scales: Autonomic, State or European.

The education of the geography is essential for the human development as it allows him improve his dialectic relation with the natural and social surroundings in which it manages .

The Geography facilitates the necessary knowledges to resolve numerous problems that poses him to any citizen in his daily life like locating a point, orient in a determinate city, calculate routes, instrument pertinent for the planned atmospheric time, develop sportive or economic activities according to these forecasts, comprise the social networks, economic, etc. that conform our societies, among others.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Identify information needs and then find, analyse, process, evaluate and communicate it effectively, critically and creatively.
  • CG2 : Plan, organise and manage processes, information, problem-solving and projects. Possess initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to generate new ideas and actions.
  • CG3 : Show oral and written language skills for teaching (official languages of the Region of Valencia and foreign languages) and the ability to communicate on different levels in different registers.
  • CG4 : Use the new information and communication technologies to learn, communicate and share knowledge.
  • CG5 : Work in a team, collaborating and leading when necessary.
  • CG6 : Value diversity as a matter of fact and integrate it positively.
  • CG7 : Capacity for criticism and self-criticism, giving reasoned judgements and ethical, professional and personal commitment. Motivated to improve quality.
  • CG8 : Understand learning as a global, complex and transcendent fact, control one's own learning and mobilise all kinds of knowledge, adapting to new situations and connecting knowledge as a means of creating new knowledge.
  • CG9 : Assess the social and environmental impact of actions taken in one's field.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Understand the organisation of primary education schools and, where appropriate, adult education centres and training classes, and the diversity of actors and actions involved in their operation. Collaborate with the different sectors of the educational community and the context and work in a team with your co-workers as a precondition for improving one's professional activity, sharing knowledge and valuing experiences.
  • CE10 : Use assessment in its pedagogical function, and not only for accreditation, as an element that regulates and promotes improved teaching, learning and the training process itself, assuming the need for continuous professional development through reflection, self-assessment and research into one's own practice.
  • CE3 : Organise teaching in the framework of the epistemological paradigms of the subjects of the degree course, combining one's knowledge of the discipline with the transversal and multidisciplinary knowledge needed for the respective levels of education, showing one's understanding of the learning aims of the areas of knowledge laid down in the primary education curriculum.
  • CE4 : Motivate and promote the progress of students in school in the framework of comprehensive education and promote their self-learning skills, starting with the targets and content of each educational level, with positive expectations of student progress. All of this while renouncing traditional stereotypes that are external to learning, and developing strategies to avoid discrimination and exclusion.
  • CE6 : Encourage students to act as responsible and critical citizens to promote the shared construction of democratic standards of coexistence and work together to resolve problematic situations and conflicts. Be able to analyse social inequalities in the framework of the complex education-school relationship and the role of teachers in reproducing and/or transforming them.
  • CE7 : Design and develop educational projects, programming units, contexts, activities and materials, including digital material, to allow the curriculum to be adapted to the diverse nature of the students and promote the quality of the contexts in which the educational process takes place, thus guaranteeing their well-being.
  • CE8 : Assume the ethical dimension of teaching, acting responsibly, making decisions and critically analysing educational concepts and proposals proceeding from both research and innovation and from educational administration.
  • CE9 : Integrate information and communication technologies into guided and autonomous teaching and learning activities.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2019-20

The specific aims of the asignatura Didactic of the Geography will be the following:

- Define the didactic of the Geography.
- Know the different epistemological tendencies of the Geográfia.
- Identify in the didactic proposals the influence of the distinct scientific currents.
- Select and organise didactic contents according to the tendencies in Geography.
- Incorporate specific documentary sources of the Geography.
- Know the traditional theory on the process of education-learning.
- Know the new theories on the process of education-learning.
- Analyse different technical, activities, material resources related with the process of education-learning.
- Apply instruments and specific technicians of the geography in the preparation of activities, material and didactic resources related with the process of education learning.
- Design individually and in team activities, material and didactic resources related with the process of education learning.
- Use the bibliographic resources, of archive or of Internet in the preparation of activities, material and didactic resources related with the process of education learning.
- Describe the method of the geógrafo.
- Define the concept of space.
- Know the different categories and notions of the concept of space.
- Define the concept of landscape.
- Know the elements and relations that integrate the landscape.
- Recognise in a text or activity the distinct tendencies in Geography.
- Design didactic activities according to the methods of the geógrafo.
- Relate the didactic transposition with the characteristics of the science of reference.
- Compare the own experience and the production realised with the results of other educational in distinct forums like centres of training of the profesorado, congresses, days, etc.
- Value the contributions of the different tendencies in Geography.
- Value the contributions of the Geography to the primary education.
- Criticise the relations that establish between the science of reference and the didactic of the same.
- Share activities, material and didactic resources related with the Geography.
- Debate didactic proposals so much own, as extraneous.
- Assume didactic proposals elaborated by other mates.
- Value the natural and cultural heritage like sign of identity, half of development or documentary evidence.
- Respect the natural and cultural heritage.
- Accept the cultural diversity like wealth of the Humanity.
- Defend the human rights above differences of race, religion, gender, language, etc.

 

 

General

Code: 17523
Lecturer responsible:
GOMEZ TRIGUEROS, ISABEL MARIA
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 0,60
Practical credits: 1,80
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: GENERAL DIDACTICS AND SPECIFIC DIDACTICS
    Area: TEACHING SOCIAL SCIENCES
    Theoretical credits: 0,6
    Practical credits: 1,8
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

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