Course: New problems of education

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Course title New problems of education
Course code KPEG/UAOP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hošpesová Alena, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Žlábková Iva, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Garabiková Pártlová Margareta, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1 Focusing on Education 2 About mankind. 3 Humanizing schools. 4 School values 5 Differentiation of pedagogical approaches. 6 The role of patents. 7 Experience from the USA 8 Teachers-parents relationships 9 Sex education 10 School culture 11 Communication skills and conflict resolution 12 Communication skills (II) 13 Free theme 14 Credits

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 and teaching praxis as well as to introduce various perspectives of the 21.century education. Emphasis is on current transformation of schooling in the context of a humanist paradigm. AN important part of the course is an active individual research in the area of education and its presentation in seminars.
Students will acquire a competence to evaluate current issues in educational discourse in relation to educational policy and to general educational aims.
not require

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

active seminar participation each student along with another student will organize an activity on one of the main topics
Recommended literature
  • Časopisy: Pedagogika, UK Praha, Pedagogická orientace, MU Brno.
  • de Singly, F.:. Sociologie současné rodiny. Praha, Portál, 1999.
  • Heidbrink, H.:. Psychologie morálního vývoje. Praha, Portál, 1993.
  • Mareš, J., Slavík, J., Svatoš, T., Švec, V.:. Učitelovo pojetí výuky. Brno, MU 1996.
  • Nakonečný, M.:. Motivace lidského chování. Praha, Akademia 1997.
  • Průcha, J.:. Pedagogický výzkum k uvedení do teorie a praxe. Praha, Karolinum 1995.
  • Řezáč, J.:. Sociální psychologie. Brno, Paido 1998.

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): Teaching vocational subjects part-time BA course (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Summer