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Contemporary Issues in Education

Code 12846
Year 1
Semester A1
ECTS Credits 10
Workload OT(3H)/S(15H)
Scientific area Educação
Entry requirements There isn't.
Mode of delivery -N/A
Work placements N/A
Learning outcomes At the end of this CU, students should be able to:
- Reflect on educational phenomena, mobilising diverse epistemological frames;
- To problematise current educational themes and translating them into research problems;
- Build an open and critical framework of reference that supports the individual research project.
Syllabus Education and the Knowledge Society Education;
Equity and Social Justice;
Curriculum and Globalization;
Leadership in educational context;
The teaching profession for the XXI century;
Challenges of Neurosciences to Education.
Main Bibliography Battro, A. M., Fischer, K. W., & Léna, P. J. (2010). The educated brain: Essays in neuroeducation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Candeias, A. (2009). Educação inclusiva: concepções e práticas. Évora: CIEP.
Cartelli, A. (2006). Teaching in the knowledge society: New skills and instruments for teachers. Hershey e Londres: Infosci.
Coleman, M. & Glover, D. (2010). Educational leadership and management: Developing insights and skills. Nova Iorque e Londres: Open University Press/MacGraw Hill Education.
Formosinho, J. (2009). Formação de professores: Aprendizagem e ação docente. Porto: Porto Editora.
Jarvis, P. (2001). The age of learning: Education and the knowledge society. Londres: Kogan Page.
Jonnaert, P., Moussadak, E. & Defise, R. (2010). Currículo e competências. Porto Alegre: Artmed. Rodrigues, D. (org.) (2003). Perspetivas sobre a inclusão. Da educação à sociedade. Porto: Porto Editora.
Sergiovanni, T. (2004). Novos caminhos para a liderança escolar. Porto: Porto Editora.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Theoretical and empirical research related to the syllabus topics will be presented by the faculty and other academics. The CU evaluation will be based on the thesis project presented at the end of the year, focusing on its conceptual component (definition of the research object and literature review).
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-07-05

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