Course: Memory Exercises for Seniors

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Course title Memory Exercises for Seniors
Course code KPD/CPS
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Suchomelová Věra, Mgr. Th.D.
Course content
the memory - definition and types The importance of memory training for elderly Projections of instructional film Memory training for elderly Specifics of elderly education Mnemonics as a basic memory tool Exercise of episodic and procedural memory Practice for fine motor skills Developing creativity Relaxation exercises and techniques

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Projection, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
  • Class attendance - 16 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Acquisition of theoretical foundations and practical skills for both the individual and the group activation of seniors (in various degrees of cognitive impairment) by methods of memory training
Acquisition of both the theoretical and the practical skills for activation of seniors by methods of memory training
For this subject are not necessary prerequisite courses.

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of creative work (musical, visual, literary)

95% participation on the lessons presentation of the own preparations of a memory training lesson
Recommended literature
  • Koenigová, Marie. Tvořivost: techniky a cvičení.. Praha: Portál, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7367-199-0.
  • Vojtová, Hana. Smyslová aktivizace v české praxi. Prachatice: Institut vzdělávání., 2014. ISBN 978-80-260-5804-5.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2018) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter