Learning through Experience and Sense Perception
The course has focus on how plan courses where experience and sense perception are essential parts of the pupils’ learning processes.
Start date: 30 September 2019
End date: 20 December 2019
Duration: 12 weeks
Apply before: 1 May 2019
Please note! This module has 3 weeks of embedded practice placement in the course period. As well, it can be taken concurrently with the module Cultural Heritage and National Identities.
The module is ideal for both university college students in the Faculty of Education (Teacher Education or Social Education/Early Childhood Education), as well as university or university college students (B.A., B.Sc., B.Ph.Ed.), especially in fields such as Pedagogy, Sports, Health and Wellness or Youth and Community Work.
Purpose of The Module
The module will focus on how you as a teacher or educator can plan courses where experience and sense perception are essential parts of the pupils’ learning processes, where cultural institutions, local surroundings and the environment are incorporated in learning processes.
As the scope of the module is interdisciplinary, students from a wide range of disciplines are welcome. You will have the possibility to work with your subject area in different activities and sequences.
In the module, there will be both classroom work and out of classroom work in the local surroundings, which will be used in a constructive and inspiring way.
The module includes visits and activities in the monument area in Jelling, UNESCO’s world heritage, Christiansfeld and Økolariet in Vejle. Theoretically, we will dig deeper into the phenomenon ’learning through experience’.
You will be introduced to a didactical thinking called ’GLO’, which is suitable for planning, completion and assessment of learning processes, where surroundings, experiences and sense perceptions are essential elements.
Combine 3 Modules for A Full Semester
Combine the following 3 modules and do a full semester in Jelling for 30 ECTS:
- Learning Horizons in Outdoor Learning enviromenet (weeks 34-39)
- Learning through Experience and Sense Perception (weeks 40-51)
- Cultural Heritage and National Identities (weeks 40-51)