Course: American History and Culture in the Lower-Secondary Schools Curricula

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Course title American History and Culture in the Lower-Secondary Schools Curricula
Course code KAJ/7AH
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Janktová Renata, Mgr. M.A., Ph.D.
  • Koy Christopher Erwin, PhDr. M.A., Ph.D.
Course content

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration
Learning outcomes

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Essay, Student performance assessment

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation. An essay. A written exam.
Recommended literature
  • Barrows, Majorie. The American Experience: Nonfiction. New York: MacMillan, 2008.
  • Berka, Miroslav. American History, The USA: Geography and Society. Brno MUP, 2016.
  • Bremer, Francis. First Founders: American Puritans and Puritanism in an Atlantic World. Lebanon, NH: University of New Hampshire Press, 2014.
  • Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. New York, Dover, 1997.
  • Charters, Ann. The Portable Sixties Reader. New York: Penguin Classics, 2003.
  • Inge, M. Thomas. A Nineteenth Century Reader. New York, USIA, 1990.
  • Lane, Jack. A Twentieth Century American Reader. New York, USIA, 1999.
  • O?Callaghan, Bryn. An Illustrated History of the USA. London: Longman, 2004.
  • Philbrick, Nathaniel. The Mayflower Papers. Selected Writings of Colonial New England. New York, Penguin, 2007.

Study plans that include the course
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