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  TEACHING SOCIAL SCIENCES: HISTORY

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2021-22

17533 Social Sciences Didactic: History is teached during the 2nd semester of the 3rd course in the Degree of Primary Education, between January and June. It's de second subject in the field of Social Sciences that is studied during the degree as the students worked the previous year the Didactics of Geography. Both subjects analyzed teaching and learning processes about two main concepts in Social Sciences: time and space.

The subject 17533 Social Sciences Didactic: History will work around the concept of historic time and its teaching, to educate future teachers to locate themselves and understand the society around them.

 

 

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.
  • CG4 : Use the new information and communication technologies to learn, communicate and share knowledge.
  • CG5 : Work in a team, collaborating and leading when necessary.
  • 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.
  • CE11 : Understand that education in general and teaching and learning processes in particular are complex. Assume that working as a teacher means improving, updating and adapting to scientific, pedagogic, social and cultural change. Understand the importance of taking part in innovation and research projects related to teaching and learning, and of introducing innovative proposals into the classroom.
  • CE13 : Promote and head the development and implementation, in the school you belong to, of curriculum proposals in an area where are best qualified and take responsibility for promoting quality improvement processes in said area.
  • CE2 : Understand the characteristics and conditions in which school learning takes place and indentify how this could affect the development of the students and act as a tutor, focusing on the students and parents of your group. All seeking understanding and cooperation with the families, bearing in mind different family contexts and lifestyles.
  • 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 2021-22

The didactic objectives of the subject 17533 Didactics of Social Sciences: History will be the following:

- Recognize the teaching of the concept of historical time as a basis for the study of History, working on its particularities and main learning difficulties: change, continuity, diachrony and synchrony.

- Investigate the processes and events of history through their sources.

- Know and value the different historical periods as well as the civilizations and societies that developed, their ways of life and the social guidelines that defined them: Prehistory, Ancient Ages, Middle Ages, Modern Ages and Contemporary Ages.

- Study, investigate and learn about social and public history, making special mention of social issues that are made invisible by the traditional discourse of history.

- Educate peace through the subject of history, knowing examples of men and women who worked and defended this value.

- Recognize in the events of the past those that are still present and define the society in which they live, treating with special mention those that define the values of citizenship and a democratic society.

- Study the different movements in the History of Art, its most important examples and the main characteristics.

- Make visible and know the female contribution to historical processes, both from the point of view of its protagonists, and from the point of view of women who investigate history.

 

 

General

Code: 17533
Lecturer responsible:
PONSODA LOPEZ DE ATALAYA, SANTIAGO
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.

Study programmes where this course is taught