Intended learning outcomes

The student will understand the basic concepts of education sociology and analyse the matters related to education as social and cultural phenomena from the perspective of education sociology.  

Acquiring competence  

You can acquire the competence required by this course by participating in the online course and doing the learning tasks in it.   

You may already have acquired the competence required by this course by completing the basic studies or achieving the approbatur grade in Education, Adult Education or Vocational Education or by completing the corresponding studies in the JAMK Teacher Education College prior to the Teacher Education Studies. You can also complete the aforementioned basic studies during your Teacher Education Studies and acquire the competence this way.  

Demonstrating competence 

You can demonstrate the competence required by this course by doing the learning and assessment tasks in an approved manner.   

You can also substitute this course with either having completed basic studies or the approbatur grade in Education, Adult Education or Vocational Education or by having completed the corresponding studies in the JAMK Teacher Education College.  

When you want to substitute the course with prior studies, send the Accreditation Application for Teacher Education (published in September 2017) and the certificate of the substituting studies to the Study Counsellor of the Teacher Education College.  

Assessment of learning process and competence

In this course, we will assess future skills and reflective skills. The tools for assessing the learning process are learning tasks and self-assessment task as well as the peer assessment feedback.  

The assesment of competence is criterion referenced and the assessment decision is made by the teacher trainer once all the learning tasks have been completed. The assessment decision is made on a pass/fail scale. The assessment material consists of the learning tasks of the course.