Course: Selected Issues in Modern Education

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Course title Selected Issues in Modern Education
Course code KPD/VTMP
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Bauman Petr, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course contains of a seminar and an e-learning course: A. The philosophy and methodology of science B. Educational research: methodological paradigms, research methods, informatins sources C. Designing a research project, incl. samples of selected research problems

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), E-learning
Learning outcomes
The course aims at introducing general principles of the methodology of educational research and giving students an opportunity to focus on a selected problem and design a research (theoretical or empirical) likely to serve as the basis for their diploma theses
Students will acquire: - knowledge of key principles and methods of educational research - skills necessary for designing a research project
Prerequisites
None.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

E-learning course incl. the tasks (designing and presenting a research project)
Recommended literature
  • Fajkus, B.:. Filozofie a metodologie vědy. Praha, Academia, 2005. ISBN 80-200-1304-0.
  • Gavora, P.:. Úvod do pedagogického výzkumu. Brno, Paido, 2000. ISBN 80-85931-79-6.
  • Hendl, J. Kvalitativní výzkum: základní metody a aplikace. Praha: Portál, 2005. ISBN 80-7367-040-2.
  • Chráska, M. Metody pedagogického výzkumu.. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-1369-4.
  • Průcha, J. Moderní pedagogika. Praha, Portál, 2002. ISBN 80-7367-047-X.
  • Švaříček, R. - Šeďová, K. Kvalitativní výzkum v pedagogických vědách. Praha: Portál, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7367-313-0.


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