Course: General didactics

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Course title General didactics
Course code KPEG/UOD
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
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
  • Žlábková Iva, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. The relations of general didactics and subject-specific didactics 2. Subject didactics and secondary education system 3. Historical aspects in subjekt didactics 4. Objectives of education and their specification at the schools of a different type and stage 5. Object-matter and its content analysis 6. Fundamental school documents, technical equipment and study texts 7. Activating methods in teaching 8. Forms of classes and teaching technology 9. Control and evaluation of the process and the results of teaching 10. Teacher and his authority 11. Classroom climate and social relationships in school 12. The problems of specialized education

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Projection
Learning outcomes
The aim of the lectures is to provide a theoretical basis for developing a teacher's skills in the following areas: understanding of the basic terms of general didactics; didactic principles and their application in the system of professional education; the system, conditions and types of instruction (teaching) in relation to professional education; organization of the instruction (teaching) process in the environment of vocational high schools; the methods, forms and means of instruction (teaching); individualization and differentiation; the teacher - student relationship; pedagogical communication.
Skill in defining didactic terms - Skill in comparing the specifics of subject related methodology - Skill in applying didactic theory to teaching activities
not require

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

- Participation in the lectures - Discussion on the current didactic literature - Active participation in the seminars
Recommended literature
  • Středoškolské učebnice.
  • Jirásková, V., Koťa, J., Pelcová, N., Pešková, J., Prokeš, V., Purkrábek, M., Rýdlová, H., Semrádová, I., Schlegelová, J. Základy společenských věd. Praha: EUROLEX BOHEMIA, s. r. o., 2004, s. 851..
  • MUŽÍK J.:. Andragogická didaktika.. Praha: CODEX, 1998. ISBN 80-85963-52-3.
  • Skalková, J. Obecná didaktika. Praha: Grada 2007..

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 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter