Course: Adult Education in the Church 1

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Course title Adult Education in the Church 1
Course code KPD/KCVD1
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Havel Tomáš Cyril, Mgr. Dr. theol.
Course content
methodological solutions of the Adult Education Theory the social function of Adult Education aims of Adult Education structure of the Adult Education process factors of the educational process specific methods and forms of educational influence on adults.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Monitoring, Demonstration, Work with multi-media resources (texts, internet, IT technologies), Case studies
Learning outcomes
The course is aimed to provide focus on the relation between the general theory of Adult Education and the Catechesis for Adults in the current practice.
Students analyze the current situation in the selected church in terms of catechesis for adults considering the aspects of the basic phenomenons of Adult Education Theory. Students use their theoretical knowledge in didactic work with a certain group and they prove their ability to evaluate the activity critically.
General Didactics

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Colloquium, Seminar work, Interim evaluation

80% attendance, active participation in the seminars, elaboration of own didactical project: research in terms of interests in education topics in a certain group, didactic preparation of relevant topic, its application in practice and final colloquium evaluation.
Recommended literature
  • Boschki, R. ? Bergold, R. Einführung in die religiöse Erwachsenenbildung. 2014.
  • Čapek, R. Moderní didaktika: Lexikon výukových a hodnotících metod. Praha, 2019.
  • Langer, T. Moderní lektor: Průvodce úspěšného vzdělavatele dospělých. Praha, 2016.
  • Mendel, H. Religionsdidaktik Kompakt. Für Studium, Prüfung und Beruf. München, 2011.
  • Muchová, L. Cíle a cesty k hlubšímu lidství: Didaktika náboženství v České republice pro 21. století. České Budějovice, 2017.
  • Veteška, J. ? Vacínová, T. Aktuální otázky vzdělávání dospělých. Praha, 2011.
  • Veteška, J. Přehled andragogiky: Úvod do studia vzdělávání dospělých. Praha, 2016.
  • Zormanová, L. Didaktika dospělých. Praha, 2017.

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): Teacher of Religion and Ethics (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter