Public University of Navarre



Academic year: 2022/2023 | Previous academic years:  2021/2022  |  2020/2021 
Double Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and Primary Education at the Universidad Pública de Navarra
Course code: 316101 Subject title: SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION
Credits: 6 Type of subject: Mandatory Year: 1 Period: 1º S
Department: Sociología y Trabajo Social
Lecturers:
SANCHEZ CAPDEQUI, CELSO (Resp)   [Mentoring ] ELIZALDE SAN MIGUEL, BEGOÑA   [Mentoring ]

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Module/Subject matter

Basic Traning / Sociology

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General proficiencies

2.1. Basic proficiencies

BP3 - Students are able to compile and interpret relevant information (normally within their area of study) in order to voice opinions which include reflection on relevant themes of a social, scientific or ethical nature.

BP4 - Students are able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.

2.2. General proficiencies

GP3 - To design and regulate learning spaces in contexts characterised by diversity which attend to the unique educational needs of children, gender equality, fairness and respect for human rights.

GP4 - To encourage interaction in and outside the classroom and address the peaceful resolution of conflicts. To be able to observe learning contexts and situations of coexistence in a systematic manner, and reflect on them.

GP5 - To reflect in groups on the acceptance of rules and respect for others. To promote the autonomy and uniqueness of each child as factors involved in the education of emotions, feelings and values ¿in early childhood.

GP9 - To be familiar with the organisation of early childhood education centres and the range of actions involved in their operation. Accept that teaching, as a practice, must be constantly refined and adapted to scientific, pedagogical and social changes over the course of one's life.

GP10 - To provide parents with guidance regarding education in the family in the 0-6 period and to master the social skills involved in dealing with the families of each child and all the families as a group.

GP12 - To understand the function, possibilities and limits of education in today's society, and the core competences which affect early childhood education centres and the professionals who belong to them. To be familiar with quality improvement models as applicable to education centres.

 

 

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Specific proficiencies

SP3 - To design learning spaces in contexts characterised by diversity and in multicultural and multilingual environments which attend to the unique needs of children, gender equality, fairness and the development of human rights.

SP4 - To reflect on learning contexts and contexts of coexistence in education centres. To be able to observe systematically, acknowledge work well done, accept the rules and respect others.

SP5 - To reflect on classroom practices in order to promote innovation. To acquire habits and skills for autonomous and cooperative learning, and to be familiar with quality management models.

SP9 - To be familiar with the organisation of early childhood education centres and how they work in collaboration with the various sectors of the educational community and social environment.

SP10 - To encourage cooperation, harmonious coexistence and the motivation and desire to learn, to participate actively in the centre¿s projects and to attend to relations with children¿s families.

SP12 - To organise actively the processes of teaching and learning the contents of Early Childhood Education from a perspective of skills development.

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Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes are the realization of the skills that students acquire in the matter. Three levels are

established:

- Optimal level: 100% acquisition of skills and expertise in at least 75% of them.

- Standard or medium level: acquisition of the majority of the alleged relevant powers and expertise in

those aspects contributing to the specific competencies of the title.

- Deficient Level: Insufficient acquisition of the aspects contributing to the specific competencies of the

title.

A student gets a grade of APTO if the level of learning is optimal or medium.In this subject these learning outcomes are specified as follows:

LO1. To understand the main concepts and generalizations about human society to know both the socio-institutional structure that maintains its stability and its processes of change and social transformation.

LO2. To distinguish the basic institutions and processes for the production and reproduction of society.

LO3. To recognize basic components of social inequalities and cultural differences.

LO4. To know social and political movements of society and familiarize themselves with the main theories on power, legitimacy and the State.

LO5. Ability to critically analyze and incorporate the most relevant issues and problems of today's society by applying sociological concepts and perspectives.

LO6. Ability to publicly present the results of an analysis on social reality

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Methodology

5.1. Teaching methods

Code Description
TM1 Lecture with full attendance
TM2 Interaction in large group
TM3 Interaction in medium-sized group
TM4 Interaction in small group
TM5 Individualised interaction: tasks and guidelines for autonomous study

5.2. Learning activities

Code Description Hours Attendance
LA1 Theory classes (foundation, examples, proven applications and developments) 45 100
LA2 Practical classes or, in the event, practical experience (in the field) 15 100
LA3 Preparation of papers and oral defence 30 10
LA4 Self-study 50 0
LA5 Tutorials 5 100
LA6 Oral or written exams 5 100

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Relationship between formative activities and proficiencies/learning outcomes

  COMPETENCES
Learning activities Basic General Transverse Specific
LA1  BC3  GC3, GC4, GC5, GC9, GC10, GC12  TC2  SC3, SC4, SC5, SC9, SC10, SC12
LA2  BC4  GC3, GC4, GC5, GC9, GC10, GC12  TC2  SC3, SC4, SC5, SC9, SC10, SC12
LA3  BC4  GC3, GC5, G11, GC12  TC2  SC3, SC10, SC11, SC12
LA4  BC3  GC3, GC5, GC11, GC12  TC2  SC3, SC10, SC11, SC12
LA5    GC4  TC2  
LA6    GC3,GC5,GC11, GC12  TC2  SC3, SC4, SC11,

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Languages

English/Castellano/ Euskara

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Evaluation

 

Learning
outcome
Assessment
activity
Weight (%) Option to retake (when fail) Minimum
required grade
R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 Essays 20 Yes 5
R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6 Seminars/Labs 20 No 5
R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 Final Exam 60 Yes 5

 

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Contents

In a constantly changing world, this course has been designed as a first approach to Sociology in which students will develop an understanding of the complexity and diversity of human societies. This course offers a solid grounding in core sociological concepts. Its study will stimulate critical thinking and promote awareness of contemporary social and political issues. It covers themes as socialization processes, family, gender identities, education and globalization processes and provides tools to examine these issues in a rigorous an analytical way.

 

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Agenda

Unit 1. The sociological approach. Its utility.

Unit 2. Families, gender and identities.

Unit 3. Labour, leisure and consumption.

Unit 4. Communication, globalization and new technologies

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Bibliography

Access the bibliography that your professor has requested from the Library.


Andersen, Margaret, Taylor, H. (2016): Sociology. The essentials (9th edition). Belmont: Wadsworth

Giddens, Anthony; Sutton, Philippe (2017): Sociology (8th Edition), (p. 5-29). Cambridge: Polity Press.

Macionis, John J, Plummer, Ken (2018): Sociology (16th edition). Ed: Harlow, England Pearson. Available at: https://biblioteca.unavarra.es/abnetopac/abnetcl.cgi/O7158/IDdf45cde0?ACC=161

Little, William (2012): Introduction to  Sociology ¿ 1st Canadian Edition. Available at: https://opentextbc.ca/introductiontosociology/

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Location

Arrosadia Campus of the Public University of Navarra. For specific classroom, see the website of the Faculty of Humanities, Social and Educational Sciences.

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