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PSYCHOLOGY OF EDUCATION

The Learning Child - ETH102L
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To gain insight into basic concepts, principles; theories of learning: the implications and relevance; the learning child: different modalities and levels of learning; the learning child: different relationships of learning; conditions for successful learning: learner, teacher, school and family factors, and giftedness and learning.
Guidance, Counselling and Life Skills Education for the Subject Teacher - EDA3013
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Purpose: To gain insight into the role of the subject teacher in counselling; in the tutor system; in vocational guidance; in handling learning and behavioural problems; in life skills education, and in the introduction of life skills categories.
Child Development - EDT1601
Under Graduate Degree,Certificate Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Purpose: To gain insight into basic concepts, principles; the context of development; modalities: physical, cognitive, affective, conative, normative, social; relationships and development: personal, interpersonal, objective, transcendental; creating a suitable environment for child development: the role of parents, teachers and other role players.
Learning and Teaching Strategies in the Adolescent Years - EDT1602
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Purpose: To gain insight into the components of the teaching-learning situation, to highlight the role of educators in facilitating learning outcomes efficiently, and to explore desirable conditions for successful learning.
Guidance, Counselling and Life Skills Development - ETH203Q
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Purpose: To gain insight into the theoretical framework of guidance and counselling; guidance and life skills issues such as skills development, family and sexuality education, education and training, work and employment, economic education, citizenship education; planning and presenting life skills lessons; observation of learners; counselling of learners and parents.
Child Development I - FDEGD1T
Certificate Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Clarification of concepts, the fields of development, the influence of heredity and the environment on the development of the child, the role of phaseology in the development of the child, the development of the preschool child, the primary school child and the secondary school child in totality.
Learning and Learning Problems - FDEGD2U
Certificate Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Definition of learning, characteristics of the learner, learning theories, definition of learning disabilities and learning handicaps, categories of learning disabilities, characteristics of children with learning disabilities, identification and diagnosis of children with learning disabilities, the role of the subject/class teacher in teaching children with learning disabilities, structuring and planning instruction for children with learning disabilities and possible strategies to help children with learning disabilities.
Career Guidance - FDEGD3V
Certificate Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Introduction and theoretical background to career guidance, the different role players in career guidance, career guidance theories, guidance to the secondary school learner with regard to decision making, career guidance in the secondary school, the secondary school learner and the choice of subjects, guidance to the secondary school learner with the choosing of subjects, the secondary school learner and the choosing of a career, guidance to the secondary school learner in the choosing of a career, guidance to the secondary school learner with regard to attitude towards work, how to choose and find a job, unemployment and entrepreneurship.
Child Development II: Problems in Childhood and Adolescence - FDEGD4W
Certificate Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Normal and abnormal development, indicators of problems in children, distinction between emotional, behavioural, developmental and learning problems, disability and handicap, general causes of problems in children, the extent of problems in children, classification of problems in children, identification of the child with problems, manifestations of specific affective problems in children and how to deal with it, the relationship between affective problems and behavioural problems, manifestations of specific behavioural problems and how to deal with it.
Methodology of Life Orientation - FDEGD5X
Certificate Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Definition of life orientation, principles of life orientation, aims of life orientation, history of life orientation in schools, life orientation to the whole learner, characteristics of the life orientation educator as a person, data collection, data processing, assistance to the learner with problems, planning and organisation of the life orientation centre and a workable life orientation system, liaison function of the life orientation educator, life orientation strategies in group context and for individuals, aids for life orientation; record keeping, planning of the life orientation programme in the school, evaluation and aspects or themes in life orientation (curriculum).
Assessment for Learning and Development - HBEDAAG
Honours Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 36
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: HBEDOPW
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide students with theory and practical information regarding identification of challenges which learners experience on a personal or academic level. Students will be introduced to a range of readings to enable them to develop innovative and contextually relevant skills in the field of personal and academic assessment in education settings. Students are required to gain an in-depth understanding of the contextual disadvantages and social problems contributing to personal and academic problems within the South African school context.
Facilitating Learning and Development - HBEDOPW
Honours Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: HBEDAAG
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of theories regarding learner support in education settings and introduce them to a range of readings to enable them to apply the relevant theories and to develop innovative and contextually relevant responses to facilitation and support issues. Students are required to investigate and interrogate knowledge and skills related to the facilitation of personal, learning and career challenges in learners from Foundation Phase to the FET Band in South African schools.
FET Subject Didactics Life Orientation - SDSGC0D
Under Graduate Degree,Certificate Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Pre-requisite: Psychology 2 or Human Movement Science 2 with Psychology 1 or Industrial Psychology 2 Co-requisite: PTEAC1X
Purpose: To enable students to teach Life Orientation as a school subject.