The Master’s degree in Education presents a curricular structure focusing on the articulation between updated knowledge, mastery of the relevant methodology and application oriented to the specific field of professional practice.
Graduates of the Master’s degree in Education should:
Areas of Concentration
The area of concentration of the Master’s program in Education is composed of two lines of research that allow the academic a broad view of the educational process, promoting the mobility of research in the various fields and themes of education. The program focuses its curricular research activities on educational practices and learning evaluation from the contexts of education.
Research Methods and Techniques
General Foundations of Education
Psychology of Education
Education and learning assessment
School and Society
Sociology of Education
Defense of the Dissertation:
The student will
have guidance from a phD teacher during the project, research and writing of
The student will
submit his dissertation for qualification, being approved will be scheduled
defense that will be online for a bank of doctors.
The content of
the disciplines follows the state of the art of the area of knowledge, based on
a textbook and other approaches presented by the teachers, prioritizing the
formation of the group and the themes of research.
Methods and Techniques
Common sense and
science. Definitions of science. The types of knowledge. Evolution of science
in time. Research. Research Methodology. Research methods and techniques.
Preparation of scientific articles. Methodology of the text. It’s a record.
From the idea to the research project. Case study. Experience report. Structure
of the project. Literature and state of the art review. Technical
standards. General Foundations of Education:
aims to study the structuring concepts of education under the sociological,
philosophical, historical and psychological approach, related to pedagogical
trends. The role of the school in social formations and its
political-pedagogical dimensions as a social right. The educational phenomenon
and its theoretical and practical dimensions.
Cognitive Psychology. Constructivism. Historical-Cultural Theory. Meaningful
Learning. Theory of Conceptual Fields. Theory of Formation in Stages of Mental
Actions. Mental Representations.
Psychology as a
tool for education. The influence of the social environment and technologies,
and the influence of the family (or lack thereof) on the child’s development.
Cognitive development since early childhood and school as an educational and
formative space. The influence of the adult on the educational task. The
“psi” dimension and school failure. The issue of violence, difference
and the transferential field in the social relationship. The field of ethics
and the malaise in education.
Education and Learning:
The evaluation of
ethnic, cultural, philosophical and political respect; institutional evaluation
and planning; public evaluation policies; SAEB – historical, objective,
critical reflection; evaluation and approach in the pedagogical proposal;
learning assessment: concept, objectives, forms and presentation of results.
of society and community; man and collective life; the school as a space to
live together and learn together; community, school and role of the surrounding
area; violence against the school and within it.
education; Sociology of education in Brazil; Education and family; childhood
and youth; School; Social stratification; Social movements; State; Teaching
pedagogical programs – social function of the school. The school, locus of
production, transmission, assimilation of scientific knowledge. Historical,
cultural, epistemological, social and ideological determination of the
curriculum. Technical, practical and critical paradigms and their implications
for the curriculum development process. The Pedagogical Project. National
Curriculum Parameters. Curricular adaptations. Strategies for the education of
students with special educational needs.
scientific research. Typology of research. Preparation of research projects.
Development of a master’s thesis.