Course: Personality Education

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Course title Personality Education
Course code KPD/OV4
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Bauman Petr, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The personality of a leisure-time pedagogue, an ideal. Understanding definitions, teacher - pupil/student/client relationship. Personality education, self-education, self-improvement, creating climate, mutual recognition, what is inborn and constant, what can be retrained, influenced. Self-acknowledgement, self-consciousness, own experience, reflection, rules, admitting mistakes, reflecting success. Development of cooperative skills in a group, perception of a partner, leadership, submission, developing balance and trust, sensitivity. Improving sense perception, nonverbal communication, development of senses (sight, hearing, touch, smell, taste), intuition, secret body language, proxemics, haptics, facial expression (gestures), paralinguistic aspects of language. Sense perception and its development, sense memory and imagination, association, sound etude, drawing, imaginary prop. Rhythmical feeling, human body games, dynamics of movement even in language, rhythmical language and rhythmical movement, rhythm of the world around us. Space recognition and exploitation, circle as the basic space figure, space filling, perception of a partner (sight, hearing,..) Verbal communication, basic oral skills, activating gravity centre, right breathing, voice hygiene, psychophysical space recognition, dialog - content and conducting, substitute language and its usage, communication, metaphors, free narration, improvisation, stories. Self-confidence and ability to express one´s thoughts, active participating in discussion, wording of thoughts, transferring information and its wording from other forms - art, movement? Social skills, assertivity, empathy as a means of creating atmosphere of cooperation, motivation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Written action (comprehensive tests, clauses), Demonstration, Skills training, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The subject forms a part of the subjects (musical appreciation, arts, dramatic education) which enable the students experience how to educate in free time activities with individuals, in groups, the whole society.
The student acquires knowledge in the field of self-knowledge, self-consciousness, the ability to listen. The student understands the base of nonverbal communication, sense perception, rhythmical feeling. The student acquires psychophysical space recognition, perception of a partner. The student is able to apply the acquirements of verbal communication, basic oral skills including substitute language and its usage in the work with individuals, groups, in free time activities. The student is able to use and connect skills, acquirements, knowledge from the subjects which deal with education (pedagogy). The student is able to apply the acquirements in processed, eventually author´s projects.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Analysis of creative work (musical, visual, literary), Systematic student observation

80% attendance, activity during lessons, fulfilment of tasks given in the lessons
Recommended literature
  • Pike G., Selby D. Globální výchova, Grade, Praha. 1994.
  • Vacek P. Morální vývoj v psychologických a pedagogických souvislostech, Gaudeamus, Hradec Králové. 2000.
  • Way B. Rozvoj osobnosti dramatickou improvizací, ISV nakladatelství, Praha. 1996.

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