Course: Didactics of economic courses II

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Course title Didactics of economic courses II
Course code KEN/UDEP2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 7
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Škodová Parmová Dagmar, doc. Dr. Ing.
Course content
Lectures: 1. The organization of teaching business subjects in secondary schools; 2. The qualification as a requirement for the quality of the workforce, its components; 3. The curriculum in vocational education and its analysis; 4. The concept of education in economic subjects; 5. The contribution of the project based concept learning in economics subjects; 6. Programmed teaching; 7. The function of a fictitious company in the teaching of business subjects; 8. The creating of a thematic plan; 9. Diagnosis results; 10. Additional activities helping to link the theory with practice (practice in corporate organizations, field trips).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
  • Class attendance - 18 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to make students acquire the important aspects of modern didactics of economic subjects. They will acquire skills to plan an individual research project, process grant projects for enrichment and development of education in economic subjects, to define the scientific objectives of such projects and explore the theoretical and experimental methods for their solution. They will broaden their skills to the search for sources of information in scientific economic and educational-psychological journals and databases. In addition, they will deepen their skills in new forms of teaching - project method, and the strategic use of advanced simulation software, etc.

Completion of the subject DEP1.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Seminar work

Examination Requirements: The students will write a seminar paper focused on the evaluation and preparation of curricula, thematic plans. Each student will prepare a project lessons plan and develop or recommend the use of already developed teaching materials for the lesson. The students will write a test.
Recommended literature
  • Drahovzal, J. a kol. Didaktika odborných předmětů. Paido, Brno, 1997. ISBN 80-85931-35-4.
  • Kalhous, Z., Obst, O. Školní didaktika. Portál, Praha, 2002. ISBN 80-7178-253-X.
  • Ouroda, S. Oborová didaktikam studijní text v doplňujícím pedagogickém studiu. MZLU, Brno, 1999.
  • Skalková, J. Obecná didaktika. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 80-247-1821-7.
  • Slavík, M., Miller, I. Oborová didaktika. Textová studijní opora. ČZU, Praha, 2004. ISBN 80-213-1145-2.

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): Teaching vocational subjects part-time BA course (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter