Course: Educational Methodology - General

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Course title Educational Methodology - General
Course code KPD/KOBD
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Bauman Petr, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction: Didactics x Curriculum and instruction theory 2. Pedagogical paradigms 3. The structure of educational reality and proscesses 4. General model of curriculum (forms, dimensions) 5. Conceptual form of curriculum 6. Philosophical dimesion of curriculum (aims, purposes and values of education) 7. Curricular projects 8. Instruction 9. Contents dimension of curriculum 10. Organisational forms of instruction 11. Methods of instruction 12. Educational results and effects

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Individual preparation for exam
Learning outcomes
Following Introduction to Educational Sciences, the lectures foster deeper knowledge and understanding of curriculum and instruction theories. Referring to curriculum theory, key concepts of educational processes are presented as a system. Above all, the lectures point out the interrelatedness of curriculum forms (conceptual, project, realisation, result and effect) and dimensions (ideal, content, organisational, methodological) as well as understanding processes related to curriculum design and transformation. The follow-up courses then are: Methodology of Free Time Education (FTE study program) and (Methodology of RE and Ethics Education).
Student will acquire: - knowledge of key concept in the theory of curriculum and instruction - understanding how curriculum theory applies to follow-up courses (Methodology of Leisure Education or Methodology of Religion and Ethics Education).
Prerequisites
Introduction to Education
KPD/KÚP
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KPD/KUPE
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KPD/NÚP
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KPD/UPE

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Compulsory reading; passing an oral exam (min. 60%).
Recommended literature
  • Národní program rozvoje vzdělávání v České republice; Bílá kniha.
  • Poznámky k teorii kurikula.
  • Rámcové vzdělávací programy.
  • Vzdělávací program Základní škola.
  • Bauman, P. Ideová dimenze kurikula základní školy.
  • Kalhous, Z., Obst, O. Školní didaktika. Praha: Portál, 2002. ISBN 80-7178-253-X.
  • Průcha, J. Moderní pedagogika. Praha, Portál, 2002. ISBN 80-7367-047-X.
  • PRŮCHA, J. Přehled pedagogiky; Úvod do studia oboru. 2. vyd.. Praha: Portál, 2006. ISBN 80-7178-944-5.
  • PRŮCHA, J.; WALTEROVÁ, E.; MAREŠ, J. Pedagogický slovník. 4. vyd.. Praha: Portál, 2003. ISBN 80-7178-772-8.
  • Skalková, J. Obecná didaktika. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 80-247-1821-7.


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): Theology (2012) Category: Philosophy, theology 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
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