Making a contribution in the integral training of Panamanians, experts from the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) will offer a Diploma in Higher Level Teaching for all professionals in the country, especially those who wish to enter maritime teaching.
The course began on January 10, 2012, and will have a component of 96 hours: 48 hours of theory and 48 hours of practice, giving six credits in education, and will be carried out in a modular form. It will be held for two days a week – Tuesdays and Wednesdays – with four hours per day and from 5:30 p.m., to 9:30 p.m.
The aim of the diploma, rather than generating knowledge in context, is to provide participants the tools to find answers to specialized questions efficiently and effectively address the development of teaching and learning processes of particular students.
The program is designed to prepare specialists who grapple with studies in the Panamanian educational system and train professionals who contribute to the study of the substantive issues in education, so they can reflect on their role as a teacher with a commitment to the training of young people more independently.
Similarly, the degree aims to equip participants with the skills needed to make decisions regarding the design and analysis of instructional strategies to encourage critical and creative thinking in their students, and a fair evaluation of the functions, features and practical applications of educational reality in Panama.
Applicants must have a university diploma attesting to their BA. Cost of the course is $700.
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