Upon successful completion of the course, students shall be able to effectively prepare and carry out educational activities in the domain of Geology-Geography in secondary education, as well as other relevant topics in any level and type of education.
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course focusses on the acquisition of educational/teaching experience in a real context and includes the preparation and delivery of courses and/or other educational activities from the students, in the domains of Geology-Geography and adjacent disciplines. In particular, it aims at the:
a) familiarization of the student with his/her future working environment and the work of a teacher
b) gradual and systematic introduction in the everyday tasks of a teacher, i.e. the planning, delivery and evaluation of the teaching/learning process,
c) development of skills related to the understanding, interpretation and critical analysis of the teaching process in real-life situations.
During the course, the students shall attend teaching classes of experienced educators, as well as discuss with educators and learners on specific matters of planning and implementation of educational activities.
The practical educational exercise shall take place in secondary schools. This shall be complemented by additional, active participation of students within the educational activities (education, training, capacity building, outreach) of the School of Geology.