Course: Participation Forms in Leisure Time Education

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Course title Participation Forms in Leisure Time Education
Course code KPD/FOPA
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Kočerová Martina, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
- concept of participation - basic principles of participatory approach - participation in terms of socio-cultural animation (participation in social and political life) - participation in school (school parliaments) - Participation in the organization of children and youth - participation in clubs for children and young people - "animation for participation" - participation of young peoples in difficulties - practical participatory planning processes

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Written action (comprehensive tests, clauses)
Learning outcomes
Presentation of the principle of participation and of the possibility of its use in the leisure eduacation and an overview of techniques of leisure time with a maximum involvement of participants.
understanding of the principle of participation the ability to plan leisure activities with regard to the involvement of participants application of the principle of participation in open youth work
The fundamental knowledge in lea sure pedagogy.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Student performance assessment

Recommended literature
  • Čech, P. (ed). Výchova a volný čas 2.
  • Hart, R. A. Children's Participation: From Tokenism to Citizenship. UNICEF International Child Development Centre, 1992. ISBN 8885401058.
  • Hart, R. A. Children's Participation, The Theory and Practice of Involving Young Citizens in Community Development and Environmental Care. New York, 1997. ISBN 978853833229.
  • Hofbauer B. Kapitoly z pedagogiky volného času. České Budějovice, 2010. ISBN 9788073942403.
  • Hofbauer, B. Participace dětí a mládeže na životě společnosti. Evropské strukuty a jejich aktivity.. Praha, IZV MŠMT, 2003.
  • Hofbauer, B. Participace dětí a mládeže na životě společnosti. Přání, potřeba nebo reálná možnost?. Praha - IZV MŠMT, 2002.
  • KAPLÁNEK, M. Animace. Praha, 2013. ISBN 978-80-262-0565-4.
  • Kaplánek M. Čas volnosti - čas výchovy. Praha, 2012. ISBN 9788026204503.
  • Kaplánek, M (ed).). Volný čas a jeho význam ve výchově. Praha: Portál: Portál, 2017. ISBN 978-80-262-1250-8.
  • Pávková, J.: (et al.). Pedagogika volného času. 3. vyd.. Praha: Portál, 2002.

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 (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter