Courses



Elective Modules (60 ECTS-Credits)
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Module 1: Childhood and Education in an Heterogeneous Environment (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students can understand the social determination of childhood on the basis of factual and conceptual knowledge.
Module 2: The Body in Culture and Education (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students can recognize the historical determination of body and experience, to identify the relevant determinants of changes in representations of the body and bodily practices and to communicate such aspects of the construction in material terms. Furthermore, they acquire reflective knowledge, which enables an evaluation of the current body and bio-policies and to identify the contribution of human sciences (medicine, psychiatry, special education) and their institutions to the process of norm establishment, maintenance and erosion in a historical or present-day context.
Module 3: The Unconscious in Education and Culture (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students acquire the ability to apply psychoanalysis as a theory and method in educational sciences. This facilitates understanding and reflection on unconscious structures and their significance in adapting systems and securing power and provides the opportunity for action and intervention aimed at change.
Module 4: Intercultural and Anti-Racist Education (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students acquire differentiated factual knowledge in order to explore current and historical demands concerning the field of education and migration. Additionally they learn the meaning of central concepts in relation to diachronic and synchronic contexts. They acquire fact-related conceptual and critically reflective knowledge of conditions, forms and consequences of subject formation in societies formed by migration and can translate the knowledge accordingly.
Module 5: Life-course, Biography and Generational Relations (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students can connect specialist knowledge about generational, biographical and life-course research with education in knowledge societies, both on a theoretical and analytical level and with reference to specific life-courses. They have become familiar with theoretical perspectives and research findings and have the capacity to apply this knowledge to the analysis of concrete examples and specific contexts.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).