Social and Professional Identity of Adult Educators
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Täiskasvanukoolitaja sotsiaalne ja professionaalne identiteet
Course title in English
Social and Professional Identity of Adult Educators
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
Piret Jeedas (language of instruction:English)
lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Create opportunities for the recognition and development of the social identity of an adult educator, for analyzing, developing and the use of social and communicative skills in specific practice and context of activity.
Brief description of the course
Social identity of an adult educator and its development. Social abilities and readiness of an educator. Analysis of the educator´s interaction and behaviour models in educational activity and in using different methods. Characteristic and social resources of an educator and their analysis.
Self-image and interaction. Means of interaction and personal impressiveness. Means of self-reflection.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- understands his/her own social capabilities in training;
- defines his/her own development perspectives as an adult educator;
- knows own personal and social resources.
Larissa Jõgi, PhD