Course: Practical training in environmental education II

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Course title Practical training in environmental education II
Course code KBI/PXA02
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Papežová Nikola, Bc.
  • Ditrich Tomáš, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
To be active and to have goodwill to cooperation in agreement with the organization. 1. Obligatory first/opening lesson (at the first or second week in semester, choosing of two dates possibilities) - 2 lessons 2. Obligatory final lesson (at the last week in semester and some weeks after finishing semester, choosing of two dates possibilities) - 2 lessons 3. Tutorial and email consultation - at least once a semester - 2 lessons 4. Pedagogical assistants´ practical training in centres for environmental education or Children and Youth Centres etc. specialized in nature study and open air activities with children - in leisure time (e.g. biological clubs, scouting, tourist clubs) or min. one week assistance at environmental projects (e.g. assist at leading a summer camp) - 14 hours a semester 5. Help to organization with office work and make programs - 8 hours a semester.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills training
Learning outcomes
Pedagogical assistants´ practical training in centres for environmental education or Children and Youth Centres etc. specialized in nature study and open air activities with children - in leisure time (e.g. biological clubs, scouting, tourist clubs) or min. one week assistance at environmental projects (e.g. assist at leading a summer camp).
The students obtain experience, become acquainted with environmental organizations and their activities, diversity and familiarize their knowledge and learn how to apply the methods of environmental education.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Student portfolio analysis

To be active and to have goodwill to cooperation in agreement with the organization, the obligate first/opening and final lessons, a tutorial, processing an activity log, presentation environmental activity. Feedback - evaluation and benefits to future pedagogical practice (teaching). All materials related to the teacher training (e.g. teacher's notes, didactic tests, notes from inspections of classes, lab protocols, students' products, etc.) are summed at the preservice teacher's portfolio which reflects professional skills and experience.
Recommended literature
  • Burešová, K., aj.:. Hurá z lavic do přírody.. 2., 3. díl. Brno: 1996, 2001.
  • Kolektiv autorů:. Pojďme na to od lesa. Příručka ekologické výchovy a lesní pedagogiky. Vimperk: Správa NP a CHKO.
  • Máchal, A.:. Průvodce praktickou ekologickou výchovou. Brno: Rezekvítek, 2000.
  • Neuman, J.:. Dobrodružné hry a cvičení v přírodě. Praha: Portál, 1999.
  • Pike, G., aj.:. Cvičení a hry pro globální výchovu, 1 a 2. Praha: Portál, 2000.
  • Píšová, M. Portfolio v profesní přípravě učitele. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7395-024-8..


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