Course Title : Introduction to Pedagogy
Code Course
Credits ECTS
EDU 104-1 A 2 3 1 0 3.50 4
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Albanian, English
Course Level
Description This course defines the basic concepts, define the notion of pedagogy and its status and relation to other sciences, processes and stages of education in pedagogical forms. This course offers to students learning of theories, teaching practical subjects and different theories of pedagogy. For this reason is very important to stress that this course enables students to form the critically evaluate developments in education. Also this course offers to students the determination of the advantages and disadvantages of pedagogical theories during the educational process.
Objectives The primary goal of this course is to provide instructional training and support for the students that are studding at educational sciences department. This course explores a combination of education, pedagogy, philosophical, theoretical and practical issues experienced by the prospective teachers. Thus, the following specific objectives will be achieved in this course: -Gain an understanding of students’ attitudes, behaviors, and motives. -Enhance teaching behaviors through clarity, immediacy and communicator style. -Develop a reflective understanding of theoretical perspective of pedagogy. -Develop a philosophical approach to teaching.
Course Outline
1Introduction to course
2Pedagogy: What do we know
3Models of Teaching, Learning and Education
4Early Childhood Pedagogy: Practice, Principles and Research
5Pedagogy in the Primary School
6Pedagogy in the Secondary School
7Pedagogy with Special Educational Needs
8Midterm Exam
9Teacher’s responsibility of Learning
10Teaching Learning and Culture
11Organising subject matter for learning
12Organise teaching to Promote Learning
13Teacher Pedagogy Expertice
14Pegadgoy in Practice
15The Common Strands of Pedagogy and Implications
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1This course enables students to discuss about various theoretical pedagogical perspectives and work of top contributors in the field.
2This course enables students to get knowledge cconditions of human progression, role of education in human progression.
3This course enables students to get knowledge about the ppersonality of teacher, conditions of professional and human success. Authority and prestige of teacher.
4This course enables students to develop skills in course management, planning, and assessment according the most important pedagogical theories.
5This course enables students to develope teaching philosophy and begin assembling your teaching portfolio.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade60
Contribution of final examination to overall grade40
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16464
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14114
Assignments 236
Midterms 155
Final examination 11010
Other 000
Total Work Load 99
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 3.96

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