Semiotics of Education course
This is the public introduction and resource site of the course: Introduction to edusemiotics and problem of meaning in education (413060S, 4 ECTS cr)
If you can read Finnish, you can find some suitable study materials from Kasvatuksen semiotiikka.
Here is at the moment the only available video lecture of the topic: Prof Andrew Stables' inaugular lecture in Roehampton University.
You can use the materials of the international Semiotics and Education Network site. (See Links & Rescourses > Semiotics and Education )
Here are the most important (alternative) course books (available in the Oulu University Library):
- Pedagogy and edusemiotics: theoretical challenges/practical opportunities / edited by Inna Semetsky and Andrew Stables. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2014.
- Edusemiotics: Semiotic philosophy as educational foundation / Andrew Stables and Inna Semetsky. London: Routledge, 2014.
- Living and learning as semiotic engagement: a new theory of education / Andrew Stables. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2005
- Childhood and the philosophy of education: an anti-Aristotelian perspective / Andrew Stables. London: Continuum International Publ., 2008.
- Be(com)ing human: semiosis and the myth of reason / Andrew Stables. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2012.
- Semiotics education experience / Inna Semetsky (ed.). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2010.
- Signs and symbols in education: educational semiotics / François Victor Tochon. Blue Mounds (Wisc.): Deep University Press, 2013.
Registaration to the course is at the moment restricted to the graduate and doctoral students of the faculty of education in the university of Oulu. You can register via WebOODI. After (or before) registration remember also to contact me by email: eetu.pikkarainen(at)oulu.fi.
Learning activities and assessment
More detailed information about learning activities and study assignments (as well as study texts) will be available in the study environment of the course in Optima. Principally the course will completed by an essey of about 2000-2500 words.
Welcome to the course!