THE ROLE OF HERMENEUTIC AS A THEORETICAL FRAME IN CURRICULUM PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING IN PEDAGOGICAL WORK WITH GIFTED STUDENTS
University of Zadar (CROATIA)
About this paper:
Conference name: 11th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 12-14 November, 2018
Location: Seville, Spain
Abstract:In the context of contemporary pedagogical science, hermeneutic as a frame presents itself a theoretical and practical discourse through various theoretical starting points such as spiritual science pedagogy, critical theory, critical science, symbolic interactionism, ethnomethodology and qualitative research. Since hermeneutics means understanding, in the context of curriculum planning and programming in work with gifted students, it is important to consider the role and significance of identifying key assumptions for successful work with gifted ones as a key precondition for effectiveness. The aim is to put the emphasizes also on the role of key participants in the process of working with gifted students because of the clear division of everyone role both in the process of identifying the gifted as well as in the process of learning and teaching. Since work with gifted students is part of the process of inclusive education, whose successful implementation implies a clear definition of key assumptions, hermeneutical approach in this paper appears as a need for cyclical reflection in the curriculum planning and programming process. Since the hermeneutic circle places emphasis on a posteriori knowledge, the need for defining a clear theoretical frame in the process of planning and programming practical educational activities in working with gifted students is a purpose. The aim of this paper is to define hermeneutic method through the pedagogical prism of working with gifted students with an emphasis on the need for a clearly defined curriculum framework for effective educational practice. The used method in this paper is analyzing theoretical literature and documents. Through the theoretical analysis the paper presents how pedagogical hermeneutic discipline is focused in immediate educational practice, and in which way the key participants in the work of gifted ones attach importance to the application of the hermeneutic circle.
Keywords: Hermeneutic theory, curriculum, planning and programming, inclusion, gifted students.