Course: Pedagogic Diagnostics I

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Course title Pedagogic Diagnostics I
Course code KPEP/MPDK1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Dvořáková Miloslava, PhDr. CSc.
  • Lietavcová Martina, Mgr.
Course content
1. child being as summary of disposition 2. concept, object, aims of pedagogical diagnostics 3. characteristic traits of the child diagnostics 4. observation as a basic diagnostics method 5. child's temperament and diagnostics 6. some causes of congenital developmental defects 7. risk's of neonatal age 8. peculiarity of cognitive processes of children aged 5-8

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
Acquire the basic diagnostic skills that can be used in everyday teaching. Become acquainted with available diagnostic methods leading to recognition of the pupil (diagnostics of the behavior of pre-school children: activity, popularity among children, hygiene skills, concentration and attention, susceptibility to influence, speech disorders, content of speech, emotional stability-instability, behavior in relation to other children, displays of anger and destructiveness). Become familiar with the contents of a screening examination of children aged 5 - 8. Learn the issues of school maturity, master diagnostics for evaluation of school readiness, become acquainted with the knowledge test for pre-school children. Become familiar with diagnostic procedures leading to the detection of deficits of partial functions. Be able to see pedagogical phenomena in a situational context and in development (formulate a diagnostic question, compile available data, try to discover the causes of phenomena, process, classify and evaluate the data, consider and propose pedagogical measures.
- acquire the basic diagnostic skill that can be used in everyday reaching - recognize and analyze the behavior of pre-school children (activity, popularity among children, concentration and attention focus, emotional stability - instability) - monitoring of diagnostic problems in pedagogical situation an its development - formulate a diagnostic question, compile available date, evaluate the data, consider and propose pedagogical measures
not require

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Student performance assessment, Interview

- self-teaching given of theoretical problems - systematic observation of child, the casuistry - treatment two diagnostic practical tasks
Recommended literature
  • Dvořáková, M.:. Pedagogicko psychologická diagnostika I. České Budějovice, PF JU, 1995.
  • Dvořáková, M.:. Pedagogicko psychologická diagnostika II. České Budějovice, PF JU, 1999.
  • Dvořáková, M.:. Vybrané kapitoly ze speciální pedagogiky. České Budějovice, PF JU, 2000.
  • Goleman, D.:. Emoční inteligence. Columbus 1997.
  • Helus, J.:. Dítě v osobnostním pojetí. Praha, Portál 2004.
  • Helus, Z.:. Psychologie školní úspěšnosti žáka. Praha, SPN, 1987.
  • Hrabal, V.:. Diagnostika. Karolinum 2004..
  • Hrabal, V.:. Pedagogicko psychologická diagnostika. Praha, SPN, 1989.
  • Matějček, Z.:. Dyslexie. Praha, SPN, 1988.
  • Matějček, Z.:. Vývojové poruchy čtení a psaní. Praha, SPN, 1987.
  • Smékal, V.:. Poznávání a posuzování osobnosti žáka. Praha, SPN, 1966.
  • Šulová, L.:. Raný psychický vývoj dítěte. Praha, Karolinum 2004.
  • Tymichová, H.:. Nauč mě číst a psát. Praha, SPN, 1985.
  • Vágnerová, M.:. Vývojová psychologie I. Praha, Karolinum 1997.
  • Vágnerová, M.:. Vývojová psychologie I. Praha, Karolinum 2005.

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): Nursery School Teaching (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer