UPS-Cuenca Undergraduate Programs

Pedagogy

Students during professional practices

Degree: Bachelor's Degree in Education Sciences

Study Mode: Distance

Class Availability: Distance mode

Campus: Cuenca and Quito

Duration: 8 semesters

Description

PEDAGOGY with a focus in Pedagogy:

The aim of this major is to educate efficient, critical, innovative and ethical professionals in pedagogy that will change current education in Ecuador from a liberal and salesian perspective.

PEDAGOGY with a focus in preschool education:

The aim of this major is to educate professionals of preschool education who will have solid scientific, pedagogical, and human elements capable of identifying reality and coming up with educational processes that will benefit society. 

Professional Profile

A Licentiate in education sciences with a focus on pedagogy can: 
 

  • Integrate theory and practice through a critical analysis of the national and international context.
  • Guide those involved in education in order to achieve proposals by assuming pedagogical, philosophical and epistemological principles that underpin educational institutions. 
  • Be a creative, critical and proactive researcher. 
  • Suggest educational proposals based on principles of salesian education to strengthen the social identity of those involved in educational processes. 
  • Incorporate ICTs in education
  • Adapt to new educational requirements
  • Advise teachers on methodologies of school and high school education.
  • Be open to new knowledge and educational challanges. 

 

He / she can work as an advisor for education institutions; design, implement and evaluate educational projects and products; teach according to his / her field of study.

A Licentiate in education sciences with a focus on preschool education: 
 

  • Is accountable for his / her professional acts
  • Is open to new knowledge and educational challange
  • Is a professional with high self-esteem capable of transforming this professional field.
  • Is able to properly handle educational methodologies.  
  • Is respectful with the children's creative processes. 
  • Possesses good teamwork skills 
  • Demonstrates a good management level of preschool education.
  • Is a proactive professional
  • Has the ability to identify reality, analyze it and present educational proposals.
  • Promote and defend children's rights personally and professionally. 

He / she can work as a preschool teacher with children from 0 to 7 years old; administer childcare centers, public and private education institutions. He / she can also elaborate and implement educational products and projects for preschool level

 


Pedagogy Director

Raquel Victoria Jara Cobos

  • Secondary Education Teacher
  • Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Management

vjara@ups.edu.ec

Professors

Professors Email
CARRILLO MOSQUERA MARIANA DE JESUS mcarrillo@ups.edu.ec
GUERRERO MUÑOZ GERARDO DE JESUS gguerrero@ups.edu.ec
JARA COBOS RAQUEL VICTORIA vjara@ups.edu.ec
LIMA MACHUCA BRAULIO ELEODORO blima@ups.edu.ec
MERCHAN ARIZAGA XAVIER MAURICIO xmerchan@ups.edu.ec
MORALES ASTUDILLO JANNETH ANATOLIA jmoralesa@ups.edu.ec
MOSCOSO MERCHAN VICTOR FERNANDO fmoscoso@ups.edu.ec
ORTEGA SANTACRUZ TANIA ELIZABETH tortega@ups.edu.ec
SOLORZANO MARTINEZ FERNANDO NAPOLEON fsolorzano@ups.edu.ec
ZAMORA TORRES JOHANNA ELIZABETH jzamorat@ups.edu.ec