Course: Field Work and Excursion on Geography for Primary School

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Course title Field Work and Excursion on Geography for Primary School
Course code KGE/TCGNK
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Karvánková Petra, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Nováček Aleš, RNDr. et PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Popjaková Dagmar, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Course is aimed to make practical excercises in the field for linking knowledge from the lectures and practical skills in the geographical subjects for primary school. Filed course is run in various types of cultural landscape in Bohemia and at Prague. Links and interactions between individual components of nature and cultural landscape will be presented. The course will be concentrated on visiting of planetarium, ZOO or National Museum; mapping of landforms and other.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Monitoring, Demonstration
Learning outcomes
The goal is to show students selected elements, structures and processes in the landscape, discussed previously in the theory of geographic subjects for primary school and in other educational courses to the FEP "Man and His World" and also show some cross-training options for primary school. Visiting the observatory, work with maps, direction finding work, examples of geomorphological and hydrological structures and events, visiting the weather station, visiting the protected area, examples of the problems of urban and rural structures, discussion of the master plan in the field, visiting the municipal office, visiting the problem areas and ecologically others.
Course is aimed to make practical excercises in the field for linking knowledge from the lectures and practical skills in the geographical subjects for primary school. Filed course is run in various types of cultural landscape in Bohemia and at Prague. Links and interactions between individual components of nature and cultural landscape will be presented. The course will be concentrated on visiting of planetarium, ZOO or National Museum; mapping of landforms and other.
Prerequisites
None

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Paper about geographic phenomenon or scenic component of the visited area, including didactic transformation.
Recommended literature
  • geografická a vlastivědná literatura o navštívených územích.
  • Řezníčková a kol.:. Náměty pro geografické a environmentální vzdělávání: Výuka v krajině, UK v Praze, PřF, KSGRR. 2008.
  • Švec, V. a kol.:. Praktikum didaktických dovedností. 2. vyd. Pedagogická fakulta MU, Brno, 90 s. 2002.


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 for the First level of primary school (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Summer