Course: Seminar of Applied Psychology

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Course title Seminar of Applied Psychology
Course code KPSY/PSAFK
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
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
  • Štefánková Zuzana, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Hynek Jan, Mgr.
Course content
" Treating school violence (bullying) " Intervention in crisis (basic skills) " Application of social psychology knowledge when treating group dynamics (in class and teachers team) " Team cooperation " Communication with parents " Authority " Managing clinical demands of teaching " Application of developmental and personality psychology knowledge (motivation, evaluation) " Gender in school During first lesson students choose seminar topics according to their practical experience. Final lesson is evaluative)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The subject of the course is to present students the way of practical usage of psychological knowledge, especially in the sphere of educational praktice. Seminar is based on activity of students, they bring thein practical experience and problems and via discussion they search for solvings. As a part of the seminar, practical psychological competences and procedures are presented.
Target competences of the seminar are: the capability to apply theoretical knowledge in everyday situations a current problemes, critical thinking about presented practice and approaches, use of active reflection and analysis of own work.
not require

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Student portfolio analysis

" activity " Leadership of one discussion " Final essay (reflection)
Recommended literature
  • Havlík, R.:. Učitelské povolání pohledem sociálních věd, PedF UK, Praha 1998.
  • Hayesová:. Základy sociální psychologie, Portál, Praha 1998.
  • Hermochová , S.:. Teambuilding. Grada, Praha 2005.
  • Kolář, M.:. Bolest šikanování, Portál, Praha 2001.
  • Slaměník, I., Výrost, aJ., Komárková. R. (Eds.). Aplikovaná sociální psychologie III., Grada, Praha 2001.
  • Slavík, J.:. Hodnocení v současné škole, Portál, Praha 1999.
  • Vodáčková D. a kol.:. Krizová intervence, Portál, Praha 2002.

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): Common module (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter