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Principles of Socialization, Education & Training

Module name (EN): Principles of Socialization, Education & Training
Degree programme: Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: PdK-103
SAP-Submodule-No.: P322-0149
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam: graded

[updated 01.10.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
PdK-103 (P322-0149) Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, mandatory course
PdK-103 (P322-0149) Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
PdK-501 The Pedagogy of Diversity - Culturally-Responsive Pedagogy

[updated 04.09.2019]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Walter Gehres
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Walter Gehres

[updated 02.09.2019]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will:
- gain insight into socialization, issues in social and educational science, concepts, topics, approaches and theories.
- develop an understanding of the diversity, ambivalence, ambiguity and creative moments of socializational and pedagogical processes.
- become acquainted with a professional attitude that is characterized above all by openness, listening, precise observation, patience, understanding instead of quick judgment, and the conviction that people can change.
- be able to understand the need to further onesr education and critically question ones own professional convictions.
- be able to read, reflect and understand scientific literature.
- be able to identify ambivalences, contradictions, paradoxes and critically question them.
- be able to present their own arguments in relation to scientific sources.
- be able to reflect on the positions and arguments of other seminar participants and compare them with their own arguments.

[updated 01.10.2020]
Module content:
-Introduction to key concepts of socialization, education and learning.
Discussion about the importance of institutions as socialization instances for the development of social and biographical skills, their role, functions, structures, forms, etc. We will focus on the primary socialization phase, especially in the context of families,
The process of identity formation, as well as the significance of transitions during the course of life,
-Emphasis on the relevance of crises and their management for people´s lives, development and health,
-The importance of the media for development, social integration, opportunities and risks of autonomy,
-Basic understanding of issues in social and educational science,
terms, concepts, topics, approaches and theories,
- Students will have the opportunity to practice basic approaches to scientific work, reflection, discussion and writing.
-Basic understanding of issues in social and educational science, concepts, terms, topics, approaches and theories.
-Students will have the opportunity to practice basic approaches to scientific work, reflection, discussion and writing.

[updated 01.10.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
-Independent study: Reading and processing scientific literature specified in the seminar
-Discussions in small groups and with the whole class
-Oral discussion of module topics (seminar discussion)
-Written analysis of the course´s topics (short writing assignments)

[updated 01.10.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Literature will be announced in the lectures and seminars.
The following literature is recommended as an introduction:
Baumgart, Franzjörg (Hrsg.) (2008). Theorien der Sozialisation. Erläuterungen - Texte - Arbeitsaufgaben. Bad Heilbrunn, Verlag Julius Klinkhardt, 4., durchgesehene Auflage.
Böhm, Winfried; Schiefelbein, Ernesto; Seichter, Sabine (2010). Projekt Erziehung. Ein Lehr- und Lernbuch. Paderborn, München, Wien, Zürich, Ferdinand Schöningh.
Elias, Norbert (2006/1970). Was ist Soziologie? Frankfurt a. M., Suhrkamp (Gesammelte Schriften, Band 5).
Gehres, Walter (2015). Der Doppelcharakter biografischer Krisen. In: Sozialer Sinn, 16. Jg., Heft 2, 143-166.
Gehres, Walter (2014). Zur Bedeutung familiärer Strukturen und Lebenspraxen für die Bildung von Sozialität. In: Bütow, Birgit u.a. (Hrsg.): Sozialpädagogik zwischen Staat und Familie. Aktuelle und neue Politiken des Eingreifens. Wiesbaden, Springer VS, 221-238.
Horlacher, Rebekka (2011). Bildung. Bern, Haupt-Verlag, (UTB Profile).
Hurrelmann, Klaus; Bauer, Ullrich; Grundmann, Matthias; Walper, Sabine (Hrsg.) (2015). Handbuch Sozialisationsforschung. Weinheim und Basel, Beltz-Verlag, 8. vollständig überarbeitete Auflage.
Löw, Marina (2003). Einführung in die Soziologie der Bildung und Erziehung. Opladen, Leske + Budrich.
Maiwald, Kai-Olaf; Sürig, Inken (2018). Mikrosoziologie. Eine Einführung. Wiesbaden, Springer VS.
Tillmann, Klaus-Jürgen (2010). Sozialisationstheorien. Eine Einführung in den Zusammenhang von Gesellschaft, Institutionen und Subjektwerdung. Reinbek bei Hamburg, Rowohlts Enzyklopädie, 16. vollständig überarbeitete und erweiterte Neuausgabe.
Veith, Hermann (2008). Sozialisation. München, Ernst Reinhardt Verlag (UTB Profile).

[updated 01.10.2020]
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