Course: Seminar on practical science education

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Course title Seminar on practical science education
Course code FBI/189
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the winter semester.
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kalová Jana, doc. RNDr. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Ichová Jarmila, Mgr.
Course content
Content of lectures: 1. Working in the laboratory, material preparation for exercise. Effective utilization of time in laboratory work, worksheets and reports. 2. Tasks to lead hobby group, training games. 3. Learning Styles I. 4. Learning Styles II. 5. Excursions, detailed planning. 6. Working with troubled student, work with parents. 7. Problematic part of the schoolwork I. The method of asking questions. Practical training in asking questions, feedback. 8. Problematic part of the schoolwork II. 9. Problematic part of the schoolwork III. 10. Methods of testing and validation of knowledge and skills. 11. Review of current textbooks 12. The motivation of the student, his activation. Content of practicals: Analysis of the problems of science teaching in secondary schools.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Activating (simulations, games, drama), Practical training
Learning outcomes
Try your teaching skills with colleagues before real teaching.
Students will gain skills for successful managing everyday work of a secondary-school teacher.
Prerequisites
Perfect knowledge of secondary school curriculum on a high-school level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Self-reflection

Performance in classrooms in front of colleagues, preparation of materials and methods.
Recommended literature
  • Auger M.-T. a Boucharlat Ch. (2005): Učitel a problémový žák. Portál, Praha, 121 pp.
  • Kyriacou, Ch. (1996): Klíčové dovednosti učitele. Portál, Praha 155 pp.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Mathematics (2012) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Physics (2012) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Biology (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Mathematics (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Mathematics (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Chemistry (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Chemistry (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Mathematics (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Biology (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter