The latest educational trends are committed to working on projects as the prevailing methodology in our society. Through this course you will get to know the main founders of this methodology as well as the theoretical bases on which it is based. Working on projects constitutes a new way of working by involving students as the main participants with a leading role on their own learning process, taking advantage of the various fields projects in order to facilitate the skills that student should acquire.
• To know the foundation and key concepts of project learning.
• To incorporate a global vision of project-based learning, considering it as a different methodology.
• To analyse different examples of projects, in Primary and Secondary education.
• To develop the basic and essential skills throughout projects.
• To learn new evaluation skills to evaluate the projects in a significant way.
Unit 1: The theoretical Foundation and historical precedents of the working on-project method.
1.2 Theories on which the working on projects method is based
1.2.1 Piaget’s cognitive theory
1.2.2 Vigotsky’s social theory
1.2.3 Ausubel's significative learning theory
1.3 John Dewey: working on projects method’s antecedent
1.4 William H. Kilpatrick
Unit 2: The project-based learning: LBP, a different methodology.
2.2 What is LBP? Learning Based on Projects.
2.3 Stages in the development of a project.
2.4 Learning Based on Projects and collaborative learning.
2.5 Advantages and disadvantages of working on projects.
2.6 Differences among project, didactic sequence, and centre of interest.
Unit 3: Exemplification of projects
3.2 Educational experiences in Primary Education.
3.3 Educational experiences in Secondary Education.
Unit 4: The project-based teaching: an efficient proposal for learning
4.2 Definition of Basic and Key skills
4.3 Type of Basic skills
4.4 ICT in working on projects: an alternative for the development of skills
Unit 5: Evaluation of learning based on projects
5.2 The evaluation of learning based on projects:
5.2.1. Learning diary.
5.3. Evaluation of basic or key skills.
5.4. Attention to diversity.
El curso consta de 130 horas lectivas.
Docentes de centros públicos, privados y concertados.