Course: Selected Educational Aspects of Leisure

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Course title Selected Educational Aspects of Leisure
Course code KPD/VPAV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Svobodová Zuzana, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Conditions of leasure time Man as a free being, person The importance of freedom and leasure time Religion and leasure time Celebrations and feasts/holidays Games, rules, order Art, creativity, beauty Studies, work, recuperation

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Monitoring, Demonstration, Projection
Learning outcomes
Philosophical background of the leasure-time theory Philosophical background of the research on leasure time Reflections on the structure of human existence Reflections on the current position of man in the world and society The leasure time phenomenon
To define leasure time as a phenomenon of human life To specify education in leasure time To interpret fundamental features of leasure time To analyse the structure of human existence To analyse societal determining factors of leasure time

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

Exposé, presentation, essay, on-line test
Recommended literature
  • časopis Vychovávatel´ (slovensky).
  • KUČEROVÁ, F. Úvod do teorie estetické výchovy ve volném čase. Brno, Univerzita J. E. Purkyně, 1971.
  • LORENZ, K. Takzvané zlo. Praha, Mladá fronta, 1992.
  • Marcuse, H. Jednorozměrný člověk. Praha: Naše vojsko, 1991.
  • OPATSCHOWSKI, H. W. Freizeit und Pädagogik. In ROTH, L. Pädagogik. Handbuch für Studium und Praxis. München, 1991.
  • PECHAR, J. a kol. Člověk v moderních vědách. Praha, Filosofický ústav ČSAV 1992. ISBN 80-7007-028-5.
  • Pechar, J.:. Být sám sebou: Pojem identity a jeho meze.. Praha. Hynek., 1995. ISBN 80-85906-13-9.
  • PIEPER, J. Volný čas, vzdělání a moudrost. Praha, ČKA, 1992. ISBN 80-900615-6-7.
  • READ, H. Výchova uměním. Praha, 1967.
  • Rémond, René. Religion and Society in Modern Europe. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 1999. ISBN 06-312-0818-6.
  • SPOUSTA, V. et al. Teoretické základy výchovy ve volném čase. Brno, Masarykova Univerzita, 1997. ISBN 80-210-1007-X.
  • STEEL, S., HOMENIUK, A. (eds.). Suffering and the Intelligence of Love in the Teaching Life: In Light and in Darkness. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. ISBN 978-3-030-05957-6.
  • TOMÁŠEK, F. Pedagogika. Brno, Nibowaka, 1993.

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: Summer