Course: Technique and Didactics of School Chemistry Experiments

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Course title Technique and Didactics of School Chemistry Experiments
Course code KCH/TDP2B
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Svoboda Lubomír, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Labour protection in the chemical laboratory, Laboratory technique, Requirements for credit, Entance Test 2. Multimedia and school experiment I 3. Multimedia and school experiment II 4. Multimedia and school experiment III 5. Multimedia and school experiment IV 6. Alkanes, Alkens, Alkynes 7. Alcohols, Aldehydes, Ketones 8. Aromatics cycle, Carboxylic acids and their derivatives 9. Natural compounds I 10. Natural compounds II 11. Seminar work I 12. Seminar work II 13. Test 14. Credit

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monitoring, Demonstration, Projection, Skills training, Laboratory, E-learning, Work with multi-media resources (texts, internet, IT technologies), Individual tutoring
  • Class attendance - 26 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 8 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 13 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 13 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students learn the basic methods how to do school experiments in this course, as well as fundamental rules of safety work in the school laboratory. Emphasis is placed on elementary instrumentation and didactic technique of experiments. Graduates are able to both effectively choose and use suitable methods of school experiments and to practise training of basic skills of precise laboratory work with their students in the future pedagogy activity. Ability to perform basic school experiments.
Ability to perform basic school experiments.
Prerequisites
Secondary school chemistry.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Test, Seminar work

Commanding of the basic skills necessary for executing of selected school experiments.
Recommended literature
  • Čtrnáctová H. Chemické pokusy pro školu a zájmovou činnost. PROSPEKTRUM Praha, 2000. ISBN 80-7175-057-3.
  • Janků Z. Školní pokusy z organické chemie. KAROLINUM Praha, 2008. ISBN 978-80-246-1555-4.


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): Teacher training in chemistry (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in chemistry (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, 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