Didactic Strategies

Didactic Strategies

Study Cycle: 2

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 15

Tutorials: 15

ECTS credit: 7

Lecturer(s): asist. Breznikar Nina, red. prof. dr. Kalin Janica


1. Definition of didactic strategies

2. The roles of teacher and pupil in contemporary school: change factors in contemporary school

3. Problem-based learning
- Definition, foundation of problem-based learning, development and characteristics of problem-based learning;
- Teaching contents and teaching methods in the function of problem-based learning
- Advantages and limitations of problem-based learning
- Basic problem categories (a problem situation, a problem, a didactic problem-based task)
- Types and forms of problems
- Macro-articulation of problem solving
- Development of problem-solving learning abilities in pupils

4. Project-based learning:
- Definition, characteristics, integration in the teaching process
- Occurrence and development of project-based learning in Slovenia and in the world
- Pedagogic, psychological and didactic fundamentals of project-based learning
- Construction and progress of project-based learning
- Introduction of project-based learning in school life and work

5. Learning in a group and cooperative learning
- Characteristics, basic conditions, advantages and limitations of group learning
- Principles of cooperative learning
- The structure of tasks in cooperative learning
- Teacher's role and tasks; assessment of cooperative learning

6. Research-based learning

7. Didactic innovations (teacher as a reflective practitioner and action researcher)