General information

Module title Humanist Texts on Education
Language English
Module lecturer prof. zw. dr hab. Piotr Urbański
Lecturer's email urbanski@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position Professor
Faculty Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology
Semester 2021/2022 (winter)
Duration 15
ECTS 2
USOS code 03-AP-MLHT

Timetable

Module aim (aims)

- to provide students with basic knowledge of early modern education principles- to provide students with basic knowledge of early modern educational practices- to teach students to understand the significance of the influence of early modern education on the modern education in the Western culture.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Syllabus

Humanist Educational Treatises The Renaissance Curriculum; Reading Latin authors in medieval and RenaissanceLuther and Melanchthon: The Reformation and Educational Change in Germany; Sturm and GymnasiumCriticism of Renaissance Education: MontaigneThe Jesuits and their Ratio StudiorumThe Rise of UniversitiesDebates about Education in the 16th and 17th centuries: Comenius, LockeEducational Ideas Before and After RousseauWomen’s Education in Early Modern Europe

Reading list

Main manual:Denis Lawton and Peter Gordon, A History of Western Educational Ideas, Woburn Press: London 2002.Further reading:Gutek, G.L., A History of the Western Educational Experience, New York 1994.Older but still valuable manuals:William Boyd. The History of Western Education, London 1947.Ellwood P. Cubberley, The History of Education: Educational Practice and Progress Considered as a Phase of the Development and Spread of Western Civilization, Houghton Mifflin Company 1920.Levi Seeley, History of Education, American Book Company 1899.