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MTP-An introduction to pedagogy - lecture

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Course ID: 2300-NZ1-MTP-WP-W
Erasmus code / ISCED: (unknown) / (unknown)
Course title: MTP-An introduction to pedagogy - lecture
Name in Polish: MTP- Wprowadzenie do pedagogiki
Organizational unit: Faculty of Education
Course groups:
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): (not available) Basic information on ECTS credits allocation principles:
  • the annual hourly workload of the student’s work required to achieve the expected learning outcomes for a given stage is 1500-1800h, corresponding to 60 ECTS;
  • the student’s weekly hourly workload is 45 h;
  • 1 ECTS point corresponds to 25-30 hours of student work needed to achieve the assumed learning outcomes;
  • weekly student workload necessary to achieve the assumed learning outcomes allows to obtain 1.5 ECTS;
  • work required to pass the course, which has been assigned 3 ECTS, constitutes 10% of the semester student load.
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Type of course:

obligatory courses

Short description:

The goal of the course is to present the basic problems contained within the subject "introduction to pedagogy". The course will include an overview of the basic terms and different pedagogy directions of thought

Full description:

The goals of lecture:

- to show, in a systematized manner , the knowledge necessary to complete the course;

- to introduce students to basic terms associated with pedagogy;

- to show how pedagogy and various terms used in publications and disputes concerning the field of pedagogy are understood;

- to introduce students to the issues of interdisciplinarity in pedagogy;

- to demonstrate the variation in pedagogy theories and its interconnections with other fields of knowledge;

- to show the cultural and social contexts/determinants of education;

- to demonstrate the openness of pedagogy to contemporary issues.


1. S. Amsterdamski: Kryzys scjentyzmu, (w): S. Nowak: Wizje człowieka i społeczeństwa w teoriach i badaniach naukowych, Warszawa 1984, s.306 - 327;

2. T. Hejnicka- Bezwińska: Pedagogika ogólna, Warszawa 2008, s. 220 - 255;

3. S. Kunowski: Podstawy pedagogiki współczesnej, Warszawa 1997, część I, rozdziały II, III, IV.

Learning outcomes:

After the course, a student will:


1. know the meaning of basic pedagogy terms;

2.have basic knowledge of the variety of pedagogy theories and structure;

3.have basic knowledge concerning traditional pedagogy theories and their connections with contemporary issues;

4. have basic knowledge considering the interests of pedagogy in contemporary matters and the complexity of issues associated with education.


1.use the acquired terminology;

2. be able to explain the connections between the theoretical contexts of pedagogy thought and understand education;

3. be able to analyze texts in field of pedagogy; able to synthesize the contents of course;

5. be able to explain the connections between selected contemporary issues and the profile of pedagogy theory and practice;

6. be able to explain connections between pedagigical concepts.


1. perceive the complexity of education and pedagogy thought; open cognitively to education as a social and cultural phenomenon; open cognitively to variety in theoretical approaches.

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

Written work.3 open questions. 90 mini.

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