Advanced Didactics (Heleen Gerretsen)
Profile, extension and depth: Community, Education
Number of course weeks
One 60-minute lesson per week
Total contact hours
Form / content / level
The student has completed the module Education and General or Specific Didactics.
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 according to didactics.
• apply this knowledge within a teaching practice.
• demonstrate this knowledge to the class mates.
• analyse different lesson situations according to different study problems with different target groups.
• develop practical didactical interventions.
• judge his own didactic skills.
Relation to other modules
The contents of this module follow where Specific (or general) Didactics left off.
This module gives students information on learning and teaching. Students develop skills to analyse their own teaching situations and to transform this into practical teaching actions (teaching methods). The content of the module depends partly on the subjects the students bring in from their own teaching experiences.
Mode(s) of instruction
Group lessons, assignments, presentations, recordings teaching situations.
Material & Tools
All the necessary materials can be found on the ELE (electronic learning environment) under Education Modules.
Completing assignments, giving presentations, showing recordings of teaching situations, exchanging feedback.
Examination and assessment
Mode(s) of assessment
Three assignments. A presentation, a written reflection of a recorded lesson of the student, a written assignment.
The student should have mastered the elements described under Aims.
The student has successfully completed the module with a minimum attendance of 80%. All assignments have to be sufficient to pass the course.
Assignments are graded by the teacher in terms of sufficient or not sufficient.
This module gives students information on learning and teaching. Students develop skills to analyse their own teaching situations and to transform this into practical teaching actions (teaching methods). The content of the module depends on the subjects the students bring in from their own teaching experiences.