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lecturer of 2021/2022 Autumn semester
Larissa Jõgi (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To create opportunities for: - understanding and systematic handling of the fundamental problems of andragogy. – to understand and analyse the adult as a subject of self-development and the characteristics of adult learning in professional and learning contexts. - to support the recognition of the identity of an andragogue.
Brief description of the course
The problem of andragogy. Ontology of the concepts and approaches of the subject and subjectness. Subjectness, self-development, self-regulation as a perspective of adult learning. Formation as a subject of self-development: factors, opportunities and prerequisites. Subjectness, subjective attitude, experience and learning. Experience and learning: social, contextual, cognitive, emotional and conative aspects. Objective and subjective conditions of the learning experience. Acclimatisation and adaptation processes. Autobiographical, biographical and narrative approach to understanding adult learning. Learning in the development, life course and biographical contexts of the adult. Characteristics and diversity of adult learners. Self-perception, self-awareness and responsibility of an individual and adult learning group. Individual and social conflicts and values in an adult learning group.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- understands and systematically approaches the basic problem of andragogy – the subjectness of self-development;
- analyses, understands and critically handles thematic texts;
- understands and analyses the characteristics of adult development and adult learning;
- understands adult learning, adaption processes and learning situations, including in ambivalent situations;
- develops and provides individual feedback in a specific learning context;
- is aware of their personal resources as a student and as an andragogue, analyses and critically assesses their learning as an andragogue and as a member of a group, and explains the development prospects of themselves and of the group.
Larissa Jõgi, PhD