Early Learning (since 2015/2016)

Name of the programme:

EARLY LEARNING

Type of programme:

Doctoral study programme, third cycle

Duration of study:

3 years

Number of credit points (ECTS):

180

Mode of study:part-time
Place of study:Koper

Professional title awarded:

Doktor/doktorica znanosti

 

CURRICULUM 

Study programme of the 3rd Cycle Educational Sciences is conceived as a three year doctoral study. For a successful completion students have to collect 180 CP (ECTS). Students can collect in each year of their studies up to 60 CP.

In the first study year there is one compulsory subject with pedagogical-psychological orientation and the rest are internally or externally elective subjects.

In the second academic year there is a compulsory subject from the area of pedagogical research. And in addition to that, there is also a compulsory research seminar, one internally or externally elective subject as well as the preparation and the presentation of the disposition of the doctorate work.

The third academic year is dedicated to the individual studies of students, to the publication of a scientific article or paper at the international scientific conference as well as to independent research work and to the production and defence of doctoral dissertation.

 

1st Year Curriculum

No.SubjectsLecturerCPImplemented forms of CH∑ CH*
LS

1.

Modern concepts of early learning and teaching

prof. dr. Ljubica Marjanovič Umek

18

15

30

45

2.

Elective subject*

lecturer

12

*

*

*

3.

Theory and methodology of educational sciences

doc. dr. Tina Štemberger

18

15

30

45

4.

Research seminar

mentor

12

15

15

30

Total

60

45*

75*

120*

* According to the determination of selection for elective subjects we are displaying only CP, and not also CH, since they depend on students’ selection. The sum of CH therefore covers only the CH that may be foreseen by study programme.

 

2nd Year Curriculum

No.SubjectsLecturersCPImplemented forms of CH∑ CH*
LS

1.

Statistical methods in education

prof. dr. Boris Kožuh

18

15

30

45

2.

Elective subject*

lecturer

12

*

*

*

3.

Independent reserch work, production and public presentation of doctoral disposition

mentor

18

-

30

45

4.

Elective subject*

lecturer

12

*

*

*

Total

60

15*

60*

*

* According to the determination of selection for elective subjects we are displaying only CP, and not also CH, since they depend on students’ selection. The sum of CH therefore covers only the CH that may be foreseen by study programme.

 

3rd Year Curriculum 

No.SubjectsLecturersCPImplemented forms of CH∑ CH*
LS

1.

Publication of a scientific article

mentor

12

-

15

25

2.

Samostojno raziskovalno delo, priprava in zagovor doktorske disertacije

mentor

48

-

30

75

Total

60

-

45

100

 

Internally elective subjects of the study programme

No.

Subjects

Holder

CP

CH implementation forms

∑ CH*

L

S

1

Individualization in the process of educating children with special needs

Assistant professor Božidar Opara, PhD

12

30

30

60

2

Early learning of social sciences

Assistant professor Maja Umek, PhD

12

15

45

60

3

Movement, motor learning and development

Full professor Rado Pišot, PhD

12

15

45

60

4

Artistic expression and early learning

Assistant professor Beatriz G. T. Čerkez, PhD

12

30

30

60

5

Early learning of sciences

Assistant professor Janja Plazar, PhD

12

30

30

60

6

Science experiments in pre-school institutions

Assistant professor Janja Plazar, PhD

12

30

30

60

7

Hidden curriculum and implicit theories

Associate professor Jurka L. Vodopivec

12

30

30

60

8

Early media literacy

Associate professor Karmen Erjavec

12

30

30

60

9

Linguistic organisation of early learning

Associate professor Majda K. Baša, PhD

12

30

30

60

10

ICT and educational technology in the function of stimulating creativity

Associate professor Andreja I. Starčič, PhD

12

15

45

60

11

Systemic and process challenges of pre-school education

Associate professor Jurka L. Vodopivec

12

30

30

60

12

Development and learning from conception to the infant age

Associate professor Tina Kavčič, PhD

12

15

45

60

13

Genetic and environmental factors of development and learning

Full professor Maja Zupančič, PhD

12

15

45

60

14

Musical expression and learning

Associate professor Bogdana Borota, PhD

12

15

45

60

15

Development of mathematical literacy

Full professor Mara Cotič, PhD

12

15

45

60

16

Science and environmental education for sustainable development

Assistant professor Agnes š. Joksić, PhD

12

30

30

60

17

Scientific texts

Assistant professor Sonja Starc, PhD

12

15

45

60

18

Reading multimodal texts

Assistant professor Sonja Starc, PhD

12

15

45

60

19

Technical literacy and innovation in the age of early learning

Assistant professor Darjo Zuljan, PhD

12

30

30

60

20

The role of education in the processes of social class reproduction

Assistant professor Urban Vehovar, PhD

12

30

30

60

21

Multicultural education in pre-school institutions

Associate professor Vida M. Udovič, PhD

12

30

30

60

22

Intercultural didactics of language and literature

Associate professor Vida M. Udovič, PhD

12

30

30

60

22

Early treatment of blind and weak-sighted children

Assistant professor Aksinja Kermauner, PhD

12

30

30

60

24

Institutional and extrafamiliar education

Associate professor Mitja Krajnčan, PhD

12

30

30

60

25Child participation in education

Assistant professor Sonja Rutar, PhD

12303060
26Intercultural Didactics of Language and Literature

Assistant professor Barbara Zorman, PhD

12303060
27Childern's Literature and (Moving) Pictures

Assistant professor Barbara Zorman, PhD

12303060

Legend:

CH – contact hours; L - lectures, S – seminars; M = mentorship.

SWH – student working hour; an estimate of the number of hours of work and study necessary for the student to successfully satisfy all the study requirements;

CP – credit points.

 

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