G-LSUD3 ApLing394 Pedagogical foundations in learning a foreign/second language I

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The course aims to introduce students to the basic principles of Pedagogy and modern educational theories that relate to children’s learning process. The module aims to help students to: •learn the basic theories and pedagogical approaches of the major pedagogists (Montessori, Piaget, Vygotsky, Donaldson, Pestalozzi, Dewey, Freire, Bruner, Gardner) •understand the basic pedagogical principles in Educational Curricula in relation to learning a foreign / second language •learn the basic stages of cognitive and linguistic development in children which include aspects such as memory and analytic skills •become familiar with the main epistemological approaches and representative theories of learning (behaviourism, constructivist, experiential, cognitive, etc.) Recommended reading: Yes Distributed textbook No Assessment methods: Exam


Teaching hours: 3 | Credits: 3 | ECTS: 6

The course is not currently offerred.