Course: Principles of Scientific Photography for Teachers

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Course title Principles of Scientific Photography for Teachers
Course code KBI/FOT
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Petr Jan, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Photographic equipment. 2. Processing and presentation of the photographs. 3. Basic principles of the creative nature photography. Fundamentals of Nature, Wildlife and Landscape Photography. 4. Use of nature photography in the science teaching. 5. Close-up (macro) photography. Microphotography (Photography through the microscope)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration, Skills training, Graphic and art activities
Learning outcomes
Improve the laboratory competencies in the area of scientific photography and several techniques of documentation of natural objects that will be usable in the scientific work and in the pedagogical profession.
The graduate is able to use of photographic technique in the scholarly work and science teaching.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Analysis of creative work (musical, visual, literary)

Elaboration of photographs collection with the selected topic.
Recommended literature
  • Busselle M.:. Jak lépe fotografovat. - Fotografie krajiny. Solithera Praha. 127 s. 1999.
  • Freeman J.:. Fotografie v praxi. Rebo Productions Čestlice. 254 s. 2000.
  • Hedgecoe J.:. Velká kniha fotografie. Jan Vašut Praha. 264 s. 1999.
  • Hruška E.:. Fotografie na malý formát. SNTL Praha. 320 s. 1983.
  • Krug W., Weide H.-G.:. Vědecká fotografie ve fotografické praxi. SNTL Praha, 160 str. 1978.
  • Papáček M., Slipka J.:. Úvod do odborné práce (pro posluchače učitelství biologie). PF Č. Budějovice. 88 s. 1997.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in natural history (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in natural history (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in natural history (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter