KASP1 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Educational Studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Education
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Learning outcomes

A student
-understands that the prevailing educational thinking and the current conceptions of education are related to the philosophical traditions
-understands that the prevailing conceptions of education, educational practices and educational institutions have their roots in history
-knows the main traditions and their philosophical and historical foundations in the Western educational thinking

Contents

-the main traditions in the Finnish and Western educational thinking and their meaning for the construction of the contemporary education and educational institutions
-the societal changes and ideologies in educational thinking and history of education

Scientific background: history of education, philosophy of education

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 14 h 0 h
Independent work 121 h 0 h

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Luennot  Participation in course work  3 ECTS
In Finnish
Kirjatentti  Written exam  2 ECTS
In Finnish
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Introductory session (2 hours) for book exams will be organized in the beginning of both semesters.  Written exam  5 ECTS
In English

Evaluation

Pass/fail.

Study materials

Bailey, R. et. al. 2010. The SAGE handbook of philosophy of education. (Partly)
Noddings, N. 1998. Philosophy of education. Colorado: Westview Press.
Sifuna, D. 2006. Introductory history of education. (Chapters 12 & 13)

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Education
Basic Studies in Education (Common Core Studes / EDU)
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Social Sciences
Life stance education (Philosophy)
2017–2018
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
For Open University students only
Faculty of Education