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Innovative methods of teaching

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Course ID: 0800-M-NOTEPROZ Erasmus code / ISCED: (unknown) / (0114) Teacher training with subject specialization
Course title: Innovative methods of teaching Name in Polish: Nowoczesne techniki prowadzenia zajęć
Department: Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics
Course groups: (in Polish) Wykłady monograficzne do wyboru (oferowane w danym roku akademickim)
Courses in Polish
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): 5.00
Language: Polish
Prerequisites:

Knowledge of fundamental issues on didactics and on science

Type of course:

(in Polish) przedmiot fakultatywny

Total student workload:

90 working hours: 45 hours in class + case study (own work)

Learning outcomes - knowledge:

W1 - knowing the fundamental concepts, principles and theories in didactics

W2 - knowing the constructivistic principles of pedagogy and didactics

W3 – knowing modern tools and methods of didactics

W4 - fundamental knowledge of natural sciences

W5 – understanding cultural environment of education

Learning outcomes - skills:

U1 - ability to explain simple interdisciplinary issues on natural science, using a proper methodology

U2 - ability to conduct didactics in constructivistic manner

U3 - ability to find autonomously information in national and international scientific journals and in popular literature, and in internet

Learning outcomes - social competencies:

K1 - knowing limits of own knowledge, ability to complete in a permanent way the own knowledge

K2 - understanding the complexity of educational and pedagogical problems

K3 - ability to get involved listeners, on both humanistic and scientific subjects.

Teaching methods:

Open-dialog lecture

Group laboratory

Interactive exhibition

Conversation

Observation/demonstration teaching methods:

- display
- exhibition
- simulation (simulation games)

Expository teaching methods:

- discussion
- narration
- participatory lecture
- problem-based lecture

Exploratory teaching methods:

- biographical
- brainstorming
- case study
- classic problem-solving
- experimental
- expert panels
- field measurement
- laboratory
- observation
- panel
- practical
- project work
- round table
- seminar
- WebQuest

Online teaching methods:

- content-presentation-oriented methods
- exchange and discussion methods
- games and simulations
- integrative methods
- methods developing reflexive thinking
- methods referring to authentic or fictitious situations

Short description:

The aim of the course is the introduction to novel forms of didactics: inter-disciplinary, constructivitis, interactive. We use the newest achievements of cognitive didactics and pedagogy, and results of international programs in education.

Full description:

1. Traditional categories of didactical principles. Didactical tools. DIdactical methods.

2. Traditional student laboratories - examples and limitations in didactical efficiency.

3. Practical implementations of textbooks - foreign examples

4. Principles o hyper-constructivitic didactics.

5. Neo-realism: simple didactical objects.

6. Hyper-constructivistic workshops and laboratories - experimental set-ups for electromagnetism.

7. Laboratory of modern physics - from simple objects to on-line experiments.

8. Computer-guided experiments - principles of group work, basic technical standards, interfaces and sensors.

9. Ideas and implementations of interactive didactics - musea and exhibitions.

10. Multimedia text-books (Zanichelli)

11. Implementations: quantum mechanics in short.

12. Multimedia implementations in culture, history of arts, tourism.

13. Interdisciplinary methods in teaching science.

14. Teaching and language: language as the way of reproducing and shaping the reality.

15. Education as a part of culture.

Bibliography:

• Monk M., Dillon J., Learning to teach physics, The Falmers Press, London, Washington, D.C., 1995

• Kruszewski K., Zmiana i wiadomość - perspektywa dydaktyki ogólnej, PWN, Warszawa, 1987

• Szydłowski H., Nauczanie fizyki a wiedza potoczna uczniów, WN UAM, Poznań, 1992

• Rogers E.M., Physics for Inquiring Minds, Oxford University Press, 1962

• Resnick R., Halliday D., Physics, University course

• Heller M., Philosophy of science - introduction, Petru Kraków, 2009 (in Polish)

• Bereźnicki F, Dydaktyka kształcenia ogólnego, Impuls, Kraków 2007

• Hewitt P G, Concpetual Phsyics, Gooreads, 2006

• Wróblewski A K, History of Physics, Wyd. Naukowe PWN, Warszawa 2006 (in Polish)

• Karwasz G, Więcek M, Fizyka współczesna. Toruński po-ręcznik do fizyki, Materiały dydaktyczme Zakładu Dydaktyki Fizyki UMK, Toruń, 2011

• Karwasz G, Sadowska M, Rochowicz K, Toruński po-ręcznik do fizyki. Mechanika. Gimnazjum I klasa, Wyd. Naukowe UMK, Toruń, 2010

• Jerome S. Bruner In serach of the theory of teaching, 1964

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

Activity in class (2/3). The case study (1/3)

Practical placement:

None

Classes in period "Winter semester 2017/18" (past)

Time span: 2017-10-01 - 2018-02-25
Choosen plan division:


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Type of class: Lecture, 45 hours more information
Coordinators: Grzegorz Karwasz
Group instructors: Grzegorz Karwasz
Students list: (inaccessible to you)
Examination: Course - Examination
Lecture - Examination

Classes in period "Winter semester 2018/19" (past)

Time span: 2018-10-01 - 2019-02-24
Choosen plan division:


magnify
see course schedule
Type of class: Lecture, 45 hours more information
Coordinators: Grzegorz Karwasz
Group instructors: Grzegorz Karwasz
Students list: (inaccessible to you)
Examination: Course - Examination
Lecture - Examination

Classes in period "Winter semester 2019/20" (in progress)

Time span: 2019-10-01 - 2020-02-28
Choosen plan division:


magnify
see course schedule
Type of class: Lecture, 45 hours more information
Coordinators: Grzegorz Karwasz
Group instructors: Grzegorz Karwasz
Students list: (inaccessible to you)
Examination: Course - Examination
Lecture - Examination
Bibliography:

Additional reading (in English)

[1] [8] G. P. Karwasz, A. Karbowski, Hyper-constructivism in teaching physics: Defining social competences, GIREP Conference, Wrocław, 2015

http://dydaktyka.fizyka.umk.pl/Publikacje_2015/Karwasz_Karbowski_2015.pdf

[2] G. Karwasz et al, Physics is Fun

http://dydaktyka.fizyka.umk.pl/Physics_is_fun/

- all different contents and forms there

[3] G. Karwasz et al. Physics and Toys,

http://dydaktyka.fizyka.umk.pl/zabawki1/index-en.html

- all different contents and forms there

[4] G. Karwasz, K. Służewski, Fun with Optics – teaching by images, 159-179, in: Entertainment-education in science education, ed. G. Karwasz & M. Nodzyńska, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Kraków, 2017, ISBN 978-83-8084-056-0

http://dydaktyka.fizyka.umk.pl/Publikacje_2017/Fun_Optics.pdf (page 159)

[5] A. Karbowski, A. Kamińska, K. Służewski, Multimedia in science education, Ibidem, p. 83-96

[6] G. Karwasz, Learning physics. The joy of scientific discovery. Studium Educationis, No. 3 (2016) 71-85, https://ojs.pensamultimedia.it/index.php/studium/article/view/2423/2179

[7] G. Karwasz

Teaching science in early childhood - inquiry-based, interactive path on energy

Physics Alive - GIREP-EPEC 2011 International Conference, August 1-5, 2011, 68-73, ISBN 978-951-39-49800-9,

http://dydaktyka.fizyka.umk.pl/Publikacje_2011/Girep_2011_GK_full.pdf

[8] A. Karbowski, K. Służewski, G. Karwasz, M. Juszczynska, R. Viola, M. Gervasio, M. Michelini, Discovering Electromagnetic Induction: Interactive Multimedia Path Int. Work. on Multimedia in Physics Teaching and Learning, 14th Edition , Europhys. Conf. Abstract Booklet, 2009, 48.

http://dydaktyka.fizyka.umk.pl/Publikacje_2009/5.pdf

Notes:

Additional reading, loosely related to the lecture:

1. G. Karwasz, Intelligent Design can be misleading, Science e-letters, 02.11.2017, http://science.sciencemag.org/content/357/6354/880.1/tab-e-letters

2. G. Karwasz, Aristotle's three souls in modern science: Re-reading "De Anima", «Cauriensia» 13 (2018) pp. 429-458.

3. N. Kłysz-Sokalska, Music Education as a Key Factor in the Full Development of a Child, Studia Edukacyjne, 2016, nr 42, s.263-272, https://repozytorium.amu.edu.pl/handle/10593/21535

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