Course: Creating School Informatics Curriculum

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Course title Creating School Informatics Curriculum
Course code KIN/CSIC
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Vaníček Jiří, doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Computational thinking, background and learning objectives 2. Pedagogical content knowledge in informatics education 3. Formulation of educational goals, classification and diagnostics of achieving 4. Conceptual learning, activities and tasks leading to understanting concepts 5. Inquiry-based learning of informatics; problem-based education 6. Propaedeutics of basics of computer science for younger age of pupil 7. Analysis of tasks informatics from international databasis. Problematics of correct translation. 8. Situational informatics tasks, requirements to task settings 9. Creation of graphics for situational task. 10. Interactive tasks and problematics of their assessment. 11. Testing tasks with ultiple choice; weak and strong answers, handicaped scoring. 12. Creation of own tasks. 13. Implementation of tasks into testing system.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Skills training
Learning outcomes
Basic to creating school curricla of informatics. Student will create tasks and problems with aiming to objectives, motivatin, settings formulation, gained competencies and detecting of pupils' mistakes. Student will gain experience with creating curricula by preparation and realization of informatics contest.
Graduate gains pedagogical content knowledge in various topics of information and communication technology and computing. He/she will be able to build a school informatics curricula and to create informatics tasks.
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Student portfolio analysis

Seminar work: creation and implementation of a situational informatics task, creation of curricula to given topic
Recommended literature
  • http://www.vuppraha.cz/index.php?op=sections&sid=156.
  • HANSÉN, J.:. Preparing students for curriculum making. In: Journal of Curriculum Studies. Vol. 3 No. 20. University of Western Ontario, 1998.
  • HUČÍNOVÁ, L.:. Klíčové kompetence. Praha : Ústav pro informace ve vzdělávání. 2005.
  • KALAŠ, I., TOMCSÁNYOVÁ, M.:. Students' attitude to programming in modern informatics. Proceedings of the IFIP World Conference on Computers in Education, Brazílie : Bento Goncalves, 2009.
  • LESSNER, D., VANÍČEK, J.:. Bobřík učí informatiku. Seriál článků (6 dílů na různá témata). Matematika - fyzika - informatika, 2013-2016.
  • Salanci, Ľubomír. Informatika pre gymnáziá : práca s grafikou : tematický zošit pre 1. ročník gymnázií * pre kvintu osemročných gymnázií. 1. vyd. Bratislava : Slovenské pedagogické nakladateľstvo, 2000. ISBN 80-08-02988-9.
  • SCHUBERT, S., SCHWILL, A.:. Didaktik der Informatik. 2. vydání. München: Elsevier, 2011.
  • VANÍČEK, J., ČERNOCHOVÁ, M. Didaktika informatiky na startu. In Stuchlíková, I., Janík, T. et al. Oborové didaktiky: vývoj - stav - perspektivy.. Brno: Munipress, 2015.


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 physics and information technology (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in information technology (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in information technology (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in information technology (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in information technology (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in information technology (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -