Course: Introduction to Methodology for Teachers

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Course title Introduction to Methodology for Teachers
Course code KPEP/ZMPK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
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
  • Vaněčková Olga, PhDr.
  • Vítečková Miluše, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Basic sof metodology 2. Ethical features of a research 3. Methods of collecting data 4. Interview 5. Observation 6. Tests 7. Projective tests 8. Questionnaires 9. Hypothesi 10. Experiment 11. Qualitative research 12. Quantitative research 13. Characteristics of a target group 14. Main advice how to work on bachelor thesis

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work with text (with textbook, with book), E-learning
Learning outcomes
The objective of the seminar is to acquaint students with preparation of a scientific research, basic methods of data collection, research ethics, and limits of various approaches. Students will learn to use the information from this seminar for the benefit of their own scientific work, especially for their theses.
Knowledge and skills to prepare well the thesis.
not require

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

Study scientific literature, research project.
Recommended literature
  • Ferjenčík, J.:. Úvod do metodologie psychologického výzkumu..
  • Hendl, J.:. Přehled statistických metod zpracování dat..
  • Hendl, J.:. Úvod do kvalitativního výzkumu.
  • Kerlinger, F. N.:. Základy výzkumu chování. Praha: SPN, 1972.
  • McBride, R.:. Úvod do kvalitativního výzkumu průvodce pro učitele.
  • Pelikán, J.:. Základy empirického výzkumu pedagogických jevů. Praha: Karolinum, 1998.
  • Skalková, J.:. Úvod do metodologie a metod pedagogického výzkumu. Praha: SPN, 1983.
  • Strauss, A., Corbinová, J. Základy kvalitativního výzkumu: postupy a techniky metody zakotvené teorie. Boskovice: Albert, 1999. ISBN 80-85834-60-x.

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 for the First level of primary school (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter