When studying Psychopedagogy at UDEM, you will apply support programs for success in the training of students at various educational levels, which will enable you to become oriented to the diagnosis of and intervention in learning problems and special educational institutions, as well as to personal guidance and advice to educational institutions.
National place nationwide in the El Universal Ranking of best places to study Pedagogy (only below to UNAM programs).
out of every 10 students choose to work at public and private schools; 3 choose to work at external psycho-pedagogic centers and 1 chooses to work in organizational areas.
Thesis project receives a mention of Excellence per semester, on average.
You will be educated and trained as a professional with a theoretical-practical approach and a solid humanist and pedagogical foundation, which will enable you to become oriented to the diagnosis of and intervention in learning problems and special educational institutions, as well as to personal guidance and advice to educational institutions.
Student Learning Outcomes
- To apply support programs for success in the training of students at various educational levels.
- To advise and/or train teachers and parents so that they can collaborate successfully in the application of support programs.
- To create, implement, and lead intervention programs in educational institutions, in their various modalities (formal, non-formal, and Special Education) and at the different levels of the National Educational System (Beginning Education, Basic Education, High School Education, and Higher Education).
- To apply the elements of a psycho-pedagogic intervention to students at risk of low academic performance or dropping out of school.
Bachelor of Psychopedagogy. Recognition of Official Validity of Studies (RVOE) granted by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education in accordance with agreement 20090922 dated October 8, 2009. Effective as of February 2015.
As a candidate to pursue this program, you should demonstrate willingness to direct your future professional work to serve children and youngsters and show sensitivity towards human and social problems.
Upon completion of the degree program, you will have developed the following knowledge:
- Educational community elements:
- Characteristics of students with Special Educational Needs.
- Profiles, duties, and responsibilities of members of educational community.
- Developmental characteristics in growth stages of children, young people, and adults.
- Description of normal development of human beings.
- Learning models and theories:
- Design and implementation of development projects.
- Concepts of school orientation and tutorial action:
- Models for the implementation, supervision, and evaluation of educational projects.
- Models and methods for psycho-pedagogical assessment.
- Elements of a teaching-learning process:
- Instructional design models.
- Psycho-educational intervention models.
- Definitions, elements, and types of psycho-educational counseling.
- Psychological Interview.
- Conflict management.
- Psychological counseling and advice.
- Psycho-pedagogic evaluation and files.
- Theory and types of interpersonal communication: Main alterations of human development.
- Models of adult training:
- Types and forms of advice to educational institutions.
- Types, forms, and problems generated in educational communities.
- Main theories on the management of human resources in educational institutions.
- Family in present-day society: Types of family, roles and problems within the family.
Upon completion of the degree program, you will have developed the following skills:
- Personal skills with which you will develop general cognitive processes: reading (in Spanish and English).
- You will produce documents and develop information search: editing, oral expression, selection and processing of information, analyzing, and summarizing.
- You will develop skills to be applied to your performance as a student and professional: critical judgement, problem solving / decision-making, transference from theory to practice, teamwork (cooperative learning), interpersonal relationships (conflict solutions) with an orientation to tasks.
Psycho-pedagogic intervention skills:
- Project planning and evaluation.
- Leadership capacity.
- Didactics (use of methods and tools) (leading, techniques, and motivation of people and groups).
- Design and evaluation of the teaching-learning process.
- Writing psycho-pedagogic assessment reports.
- Interpreting psychological and psycho-pedagogic assessment reports.
- Designing and implementing community projects:
- Negotiation skills.
- Adapting to changes in the environment.
Upon completion of the degree program, you will have developed the following attitudes:
- Openness to new alternatives, strategies, and techniques.
- Critique / reflection.
- Service to “the human being.”
- Toward academic work:
- Intellectual curiosity.
- Team/Individual work.
- Respect to audience.
- Toward interpersonal relations:
- Equity. Attitude opposed to minimum effort.
Field of work
As a graduate of UDEM’s undergraduate degree program in Psychopedagogy (LPP), you will be able to work mostly at elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, and university, in Psychopedagogy departments, student support centers, school counseling programs, and on the design of solutions for students with school record problems.
- Family Advisor
- Educational Advisor
- Educational Counselor
- School Projects Designer
- Teacher trainer
- Academic Success Projects Coordinator
- Educational Integration Promoter
- Educational Intervention Programs Designer
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