Specific Didactics (Heleen Gerretsen)

Module code
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Community, Education
Group size
Number of course weeks
Class duration
One 50-minute lesson per week
Total contact hours
12.5 hours
Study load
15.5 hours

Form / content / level

The student has completed the module Education.
A2/C4/C5 (click here for an explanation).
At the end of the course, the student can:
• reproduce and select knowledge of ADHD, autism, dyslexia and developmental psychology.
• summarize knowledge of different interpretations of recent research.
Relation to other modules
The contents of this module follow where Education left off.
Using recent research results and different interpretations in relation to teaching and didactics .
Applying this knowledge in teaching situations. Adjust teaching material, using practice examples. Developing didactic working forms.

Mode(s) of instruction
Group lessons, assignments, presentations, discussions, watching and analysing situations.
All the necessary materials can be found on the ELO (electronic learning environment) under Education Modules.
Student activity
Completing assignments, giving presentations, exchanging feedback.

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
In-class exercises, presentations or written assignments.
The student should have mastered the elements described under Aims.
Pass requirements
The student has successfully completed the module with a minimum attendance of 80% and a sufficient for each in-class exercise, presentation or written assignment.
Examination procedure
The teacher judges the in-class exercise, presentation and written assignment.
The result can be: sufficient or not sufficient.
Resit options
See the Education and Examination Regulations.

Module summary

This module is giving a far-reaching side of scientific researches in the field of didactics,ADHD, autism, dyslexia and developmental psychology.
All in relation to teaching and didactics .
Applying this knowledge in teaching situations: adjust teaching material, using practice examples and developing didactic working forms.