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Philosophy with children

Code: 175184
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Bruno Ćurko
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The aim of the course is to encourage students to understand the development, utility, and importance of philosophy with children, its theoretical foundation and practical utility. The aim of the course is to further understand philosophy as a life-giving discipline.

Learning outcomes:
After successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- explain what Philosophy with children is and, what skills it develops in children;
- compare different Philosophy with children programs in the world;
- analyze different philosophy programs with children;
- qualify for teaching as part of a Philosophy with children program;
- be familiar with all relevant contemporary programs Philosophy with children;
- to become aware of the connection and difference between critical, caring and creative thinking;
- to develop an awareness of the usefulness of philosophy with children in contemporary society.

Course content:
1. From critical thinking theory to Philosophy with children. (2 hours)
2. John Dewey - reflective thinking (2 hours)
3. John Dewey - Learning to Think (2 hours)
4. Edward Glaser, Robert Ennis, Richard Paul, Matthew Lipman and other successors Dewey Teachers (2 hours)
5. Matthew Lipman and the Development of Philosophy with Children (2hours)
6. Lipman's theory of Multidimensional thinking (2 hours)
7. Philosophical inquiry / community of philosophical researchers (2 hours)
8. Creative thinking and philosophy with children (2 hours)
9. What is a caring Thinking? Is it an essential component of a Philosophy with children? (2 hours)
10. Methods of working in Philosophy with children in Francophone countries (2 hours)
11. Oscar Brenifer's "Socratic Method" (2 hours)
12. Neo-Socratic Petit Philosophy Method (2 hours)
13. Other methods of Philosophy with children in the world. (2 hours)
14. Philosophy with children and early ethical education. (2 hours)
15. The usefulness of Philosophy with children (2 hours)
  1. Fisher, R.: Teaching Children to Think.
  2. Metodički ogledi, vol. 2
  3. Wartenberg, T.E.: Big Ideas for Little Kids: Teaching Philosophy through Children's Literature
  4. Brenifier, O.: Što je dobro i zlo?
  5. Lipman, M.: Thinking in Education.
  6. Dewey, J.: How We Think.
  7. Lipman, M.; Sharp, A. M.; Oscanyan, F. S.: Philosophy in the Classroom
  8. Bruno Ćurko: Kritičko mišljenje u nastavi filozofije, logike i etike
1. semester
Filozofija (diplomski studij) zimski semestar - Regular studij - Philosophy

3. semester
Filozofija (diplomski studij) zimski semestar - Regular studij - Philosophy
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