Didactics of early education activities and small schooling

Course Code: MET1102 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Education Sciences - Masters • Field of study: Psycho-pedagogy of Early Education and Small Schooling
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Letiția Muntean - Trif
Seminar tutor: Letiția Muntean - Trif
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

• to use correctly and in various contexts the specific terminology in psychopedagogy of early education and small schooling;
• to identify didactic methodologies specific to early education and small schooling, used in European countries;
• to propose new opportunities to approach the methods and procedures used in the teaching process, in early education and in small schooling;

Course Entry Requirements:

Basic knowledge in the field of didactics of pre-school education and of the small schooling acquired during the degree studies, through professional experience and / or in non-formal or informal learning contexts

Course contents:

Introduction to the Didactics of early education and small schooling Teaching activities in early education and early childhood - European perspectives Teaching strategies for early education and small schooling Compatibility of teaching strategies with learning strategies as a way of achieving an effective and meaningful instructional-educational activity

Teaching methods:

Lecture,Conversation,Video media

Learning outcomes:


Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

The volume and correctness of knowledgeThe scientific rigor of languageContent organization

Recommended reading:

Brewer. J. A., Introduction to early childhood education, :, Allyn and Bacon, Boston, 2001,
Minder, M., Didactica funcţională, Editura ASCR, Cluj- Napoca, 011,
Trif L., Didactica activităţilor de educaţi timpurie şi a şcolarităţii mici, Editura Universităţii “1 Decembrie 1918”, Alba Iulia, 2018,