Course: Essentials of Pedagogy

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Course title Essentials of Pedagogy
Course code KPEG/ZPGSN
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Procházka Miroslav, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Faltová Martina, Mgr.
Course content
1. Topical (current) problems in the education 2. Historical aspects of the development of pedagogy 3. Behaviour of children at school and the problem of discipline 4. Alternative schools and their characteristics 5. Authority of teacher and his professional competence 6. Reccurent (lifelong) education and its specific alternatives 7. Social relations in school and in family 8. Assessment in the theory of pedagogy and in school practice 9. Differentiation and individualization in the process of education 10. School administration and classroom management 11. Characteristics of fundamental educational documents 12. Development of social sciences and cultivation of human

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the lectures is to provide a theoretical basis for the future constitution of a teacher's identity in the following areas: general pedagogy, education as a core issue of the social and cultural formation of a person, the evolution of pedagogical thought in relation to the tension between "free" and "traditional" schools, evolution of the Czech educational system with emphasis on the reformative efforts of the 1920s and 1930s, alternative education, a teacher's own conception of instruction (teaching), the sociological dimension of education, the concept of students as the subjects of education, basic approaches and strategies of managing a class.
- Skill in defining basic pedagogical terms - Skill in comparing educational phenomena - Skill in applying pedagogical theory to the school practice
Prerequisites
not require

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

- Active participation in the lectures - Discussion on the studied specialized literature - Analysis of a chosen educational situation
Recommended literature
  • - Odborný tisk - Učitelské noviny, Učitelské listy, Moderní vyučování, Pedagogika, AULA.
  • Bendl, S. Školní kázeň: metody a strategie.. Praha, 2001. ISBN 80-85866-80-3.
  • JŮVA, V. sen. a jun. Úvod do pedagogiky.. Brno, 1999.
  • Kolář, Z., Šikulová, R.:. Hodnocení žáků. Praha: Grada 2005..
  • Pelikán, J. Výchova pro život. Praha, ISV. ISBN 80-85866-23-4.
  • Štech, S. Angažovanost rodičů ve školní socializaci dětí. Praha, čas. Pedagogika.
  • Štech, S. Zajímají se rodiče o školní práci dětí?. Praha.
  • Švarcová, I. Základy pedagogiky. Praha: VŠCHT 2005..
  • Vališová, A., Kasíková, H. a kol.:. Pedagogika pro učitele. Praha: Grada 2007..


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Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Chemistry (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
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