Course: Intercultural Education

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Course title Intercultural Education
Course code KPD/KINV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Havel Tomáš Cyril, Mgr. Dr. theol.
Course content
Students will be introduced to the phenomenon of otherness and will learn to perceive it in its social context, they will become familiar with the basic definitions of the concept of intercultural education and in reflection they will become familiar with the assumptions of intercultural education. They will learn about practical experiences, specific perspectives and areas of practice.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The subject aims at a reflexion of society as a whole from an intercultural point of view. It deals mainly with religious and ethnical subcultures. It reflects aims and means of contemporary intercultural education.
Students reflect contemporary society from an intercultural point of view, they apply gained theoretical knowledge on concrete situations in practice and they are able to provide a group of addressees with an intercultural point of view with help of adequate didactical means.
Active involvement of students in the seminar part of the course is a prerequisite.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Colloquium, Test

Active presentation of one didactically compiled activity for work with a group dealing with one problem typical for Czech form of interculturality. Successful passing of the final written test where student will prove an ability to apply theoretical knowledge on concrete life situation.
Recommended literature
  • Interkulturní vzdělávání. Příručka nejen pro středoškolské pedagogy. Praha, 2002.
  • Allport, G. W. O povaze předsudků. Praha, 2004.
  • Belgeonne, C., Bravená, N., Čáp, P. a spol. Skládanka témat, co hýbou světem. Praha. ISBN 978-80-87456-71.
  • Mistrik, E.(a spol.). Kultúra a multikulturna výchova. Bratislava, 1999.
  • Moree, Dana. Základy interkulturního soužití. Praha, 2015.
  • Průcha, J. Interkulturní psychologie. Praha: Portál, 2004. ISBN 80-7179-885-6.
  • Průcha, J.:. Multikulturní výchova, Praha ISV 2001.

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 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer