Course: Actual Problems in Pedagogics

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Course title Actual Problems in Pedagogics
Course code KPEG/APFK
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Garabiková Pártlová Margareta, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1-4. Education and the philosophy of science: - education theory understood as social science x philosophy of education - issues in educational terminology - education sciences in the context of postmodern though - issues in the methodology of educational research 5-6. Educator as a professional: related issues - educational theory and school policies - teacher knowledge base 7-8. Research into teacher knowledge - research into pedagogical content knowledge - research into the knowledge of educational ends, purposes and values 9. Curriculum research - curriculum theory - research into implemented curriculum 10-13. Presentation of issues chosen and elaborated by the students

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The aim is to introduce students to current issues in Czech education theory and teaching practice as well as to give them the opportunity to reflect independently and thoroughly on the possible perspectives and solutions related to the respective issues.
Students should acquire a competence to evaluate current issues in educational discourse in relation to educational policies and to general aims, purposes and values of education.
not require

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

- Active participation in seminars - Elaborating and presenting a current issue in educational theory, practice and research according to students' own choice
Recommended literature
  • FAJKUS, B. Filosofie 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..
  • PRŮCHA, J. - WALTEROVÁ, E. - MAREŠ, J. Pedagogický slovník. 3. vydání. Praha: Portál, 2001. ISBN 80-7178-579-2..
  • PRŮCHA, J. Moderní pedagogika. 3. vydání. Praha: Portál, 2002. ISBN 80-7367-047-X..
  • SHULMAN, L. S. The Wisdom of Practice: Essays on Teaching, Learning and Learning to Teach. Jossey-Bass, 2004. ISBN 0-7879-7200-2..
  • SKALKOVÁ, J. Pedagogika a výzvy nové doby. Brno: Paido, 2004. ISBN 80-7315-0603..

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Common module (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer