Course: Professional Ethics

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Course title Professional Ethics
Course code KZV/PEK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Vojtová Petra, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Moučková Pavlína, Mgr.
Course content
Professional ethics as ethical declaration of employment presents in current world essential problem for each profession. There are profession which are common in our social spectrum. For example ethical code of policeman, doktor, teacher and state administration. Historical and social possibilities of creation for ethics, basic level of ethics. Problems of morality, freedom in history of ethics, category of ethics ? moral, conscience, history of ethical theories, morality and law in historical background, ethics in profession, bioethics and its influence for current relation to the science. Separate part of lectures and seminars will coveraged for philosophical, anthropological and ethical aspects to study of bioethics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Course connects thematic knowledge (special theoretic surface of professional ethics) with practical problems of present profession. Course is focused on reflection of topics like: ethics determination as practical philosophy, ethics as philosophical discipline reflecting moral aspect of acting, basic ethic question and its paradox, basic ethic categories and typology of ethics, position of profesional ethics and problems of ethics code, evolution of moral feeling, moral dilemmas and conflicts in relations: teacher - student - parents - public, paradigm of professional ethics. Next: problem of manipulation, evaluation of criterias, problem of authority and so-called crisis of authority, student´s rights and obligations, typology of teacher. Single themes will be completed by concrete examples from teacher work experience and interactive methods from area of communication and conflict theory.
Knowledge the ethics code for specific profession, analysis the current problems of ethics and bioethics.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay

Elaboration the seminar work.
Recommended literature
  • Bartošek, J. Kultura manažerské komunikace. Zlín 2000..
  • David, R. Úmluva o právech dítěte (včetně interpretace). Olomouc 1998.
  • Holman, P. Dokumentace a etika v mezinárodním měřítku ve vztahu ke kodexu ICOM. In: Konzervace a restaurování kulturního dědictví z pohledu mezinárodní etiky. Metodický list. Brno 1995.
  • Holman, P.:. Terminologie a současná situace v muzejní konzervaci. Zajímavosti a novinky z konzervátorské, restaurátorské a preparátorské praxe. Metodický list. Brno 1997.
  • Incze, G. Pravidla společenského chování. Grada Publishing, Praha 1999.
  • Jonas, H.:. Princip odpovědnosti. Pokus o etiku pro technologickou civilizaci.. Praha, Oikumené, 1997.


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): Health Education (4) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Health Education (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Health Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter