Edf1201 Philosophy Of Education
Philosophy of Education is a systematic
reflection upon the variety of activities and practices by which we seek to
impart knowledge and information and develop human capacities. As such,
it involves sustained inquiry into the
aims or goals of the educational process, (2) the most effective means to
attain those goals (teaching methods), and (3) the proper content or subject
matter of education (the curriculum). Further, since education concerns
the set of processes by which young people are introduced to and brought into
participation in their culture and society, educational philosophy necessarily
includes (4) reflections about the role of individuals in the social and
course will introduce learners to major philosophers and theories in four main themes (1) educational aims, (2)
teaching and educational method, (3) educational content, and (4) the social
and political ramifications of education. Philosophical implications of
education, problems and issues in educational theory and how those issues work
out in educational practice.
learners understanding of the nature of education and toreflect on the knowledge of the most prominent
educational theories and how their philosophies can be applied in education
today. Specifically, the course will enable learners to examine the
meaning of philosophy and philosophy of education, Branches of philosophy,
Major education theories and its practical implications.
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
the end of the course unit, students should be able to;
Define the concept of
philosophy and its implications to education.
Explain the general concepts
of philosophy to the field of education.
Discuss the philosophy
concepts of teaching and learning.
Apply philosophical theories
to understand educational problems