Course: Special Pedagogy I

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Course title Special Pedagogy I
Course code KPES/MSPK1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Havlisová Helena, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Special pedagogy (defining the field; the aims and tasks; basic terms; methods of special pedagogy; socialisation in special pedagogy; complex rehabilitation and its constituent parts; preventive special pedagogy; school counselling system in the Czech Republic). Inclusive pedagogy as an educational concept (gradual transition from integrational trends to inclusion; principal aspects of integrational/inclusive process, i.e. inclusive school: a plan of the inclusive developmentof school and implementing the inclusive practice; the child in inclusive school: the child with a disorder, a handicap, and in peril; the teacher in inclusive school: the teacher´s competence for inclusion, its building and implementation in practice; self-reflection as an important tool for the teacher; an individual educational programme; the family and inclusion: the family as the socialisational and educational background; the parents´ educational styles and demands; collaboration between the family and the school; tools for the support of intergrational/inclusive education: a selection of currently valid legal rules and norms related to integration; the system of funding; supportive structures and their organisation; the policy supporting inclusion.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to equip students with the basic theoretical knowledge of special pedagogy, essential for any kindergarten teacher and to introduce them to the general aspects of the integrational/inclusive process which will help them understand the function of kindergarten, the pre-school teacher and the family during the integration, as well as the position and needs of children within the inclusive educational process.
A sound knowledge of related themes; ability to draw a plan of the inclusive development of kindergarten; a solid grasp of terms used in special pedagogy.
Prerequisites
Understanding the essentials of pedagogy and psychology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Regular attendance at lectures and the seminar; study of relevant literature.
Recommended literature
  • HADJ MOUSSOVÁ, Z.:. Pedagogicko-psychologické poradenství III. Intervence. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 2004. ISBN80-7290-146-X..
  • Hájková, V., Strnadová, I.:. Inkluzivní vzdělávání. Teorie a praxe. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-3070-7.
  • HUTAŘ J.:. Sociálně právní minimum pro zdravotně postižené, SzdP Praha, 2004. ISBN 80-903640-2-0.
  • JANKOVSKÝ, J.:. Ucelená rehabilitace dětí s tělesným a kombinovaným postižením. 1. Praha: Triton, 2001. ISBN 80-7254-192-7.
  • LAZAROVÁ, B.:. Netradiční role učitele: o situacích pomoci, krize a poradenství ve školní praxi. Brno: Paido, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7315-169-0.
  • LECHTA, V. (ed.):. Základy inkluzivní pedagogiky. Praha: Portál, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7367-679-7.
  • MICHALÍK, J. a kol.:. Zdravotní postižení a pomáhající profese, Praha: Portál, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7367-859-3.
  • MICHALÍK, J.:. Škola pro všechny, aneb, Integrace je když- . Vsetín : ZŠ Integra, 2002. ISBN 80-238-9885-X.
  • NOVOSAD, L.:. Poradenství pro osoby se zdravotním a sociálním znevýhodněním. Praha: Portál, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7367-509-7.
  • OPATŘILOVÁ, D. (ed.):. Pedagogicko-psychologické poradenství a intervence v raném a předškolním věku u dětí se speciálními vzdělávacími potřebami. Brno: MU 2006. ISBN 80-210-3977-9.
  • SLOWÍK, J.:. Speciální pedagogika. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-1733-3.
  • Šauerová, M., Špačková, K., Nechlebová, E.:. Speciální pedagogika v praxi. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-4369-1.
  • VÍTKOVÁ, M.:. Integrativní speciální pedagogika. Brno: Paido, 2004. ISBN 80-7315-071-9.


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: Winter