Course: Teaching practicum

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Course title Teaching practicum
Course code KPEP/UCPZ
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Vítečková Miluše, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. - 2. Pedagogical documentation at school and legal standards. 3. - 4. Word assessment, individual education program and teacher's cooperation with Special educational centre, Centre of educational care. 5. - 6. Discussion with teacher, electronic documents for basic school 7. Discussion with employee of Czech school inspectorate. 8. Discussion with representative of primary school management, and familiarization with grant issue. 9. - 12. Visit to small school and Waldorf school, special school and diagnostic institute. 13. - 14. Reflection on the basis of excursions and discussion on current topics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Within the course students are familiarized with all legal standards and pedagogical documentation with which teacher comes into contact within his practice. They work practically with these documents, also with individual education program and word assessment. Next they are familiarized with textbooks etc. Within seminars they visit small school and Waldorf school, special school and diagnostic institute. Course extends insight into current situation of conception and realization of curriculum of basic school. Another goal is to inform about current issues of educational process in basic school - conception of pupil, innovative efforts in the field of methods and forms of teaching, alternative ways. Within seminars, topics chosen by students will be discussed, discussion with employee of Czech school inspectorate, with representative of primary school management, and familiarization with grant issue.
Students gain an overview of pedagogical documentation, textbooks, with which teacher comes into contact within his practice. Next, they get familiar with specialized institutions cooperating with primary school and legal standards.
Prerequisites
not required

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

Active participation in seminars and excursions, written reflection of visited institutions.
Recommended literature
  • ALBRA. Albra [online]. Albra, ? 2013. Dostupné z: http://www.albra.estranky.cz/.
  • ČESKÁ ŠKOLNÍ INSPEKCE. Česká školní inspekce. [online]. Dostupné z: http://www.csicr.cz/.
  • MINISTERSTVO ŠKOLSTVÍ, MLÁDEŽE A TĚLOVÝCHOVY. MŠMT: Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy [online]. MŠMT, ?2006 - 2012. Dostupné z: http://www.msmt.cz/.
  • NÁRODNÍ ÚSTAV PRO VZDĚLÁVÁNÍ. Metodický portál RVP [online]. Dostupné z: http://www.rvp.cz/.
  • PRŮCHA, J.:. Alternativní školy a inovace ve vzdělávání. 3. aktualizované vyd. Praha: Portál, 2012.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Common module (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in visual arts - for basic arts school (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Common module (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Common module (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer