Course: Pedagogical and Social Psychology

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Course title Pedagogical and Social Psychology
Course code KZV/PSSVK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Tenkl Tomáš, Mgr.
  • Meindl Jitka, Mgr. Bc.
Course content
1. Pedagogická, školní a poradenská psychologie/ Pedagogical, school and counselling psychology 2. Učení - vybrané teorie/ Learning - theories 3. Osobnost učitele/ Personality of a teacher 4. Interakce a komunikace ve škole/Interaction and communication at school 5. Třída jako sociální skupina/ Class as a social group 6. Psychologické aspekty tvořivosti/ Psychological aspects of Creativity 7. Motivace a vůle ve škole/Motivation and Will at school 8. Volný čas jedince/ Free time of a child 9. "Mastery learning (orientation)" - zvládající učení vs. "helpless-orientation". 10. Rodina a výchova/ Family and bringing up 11. Strukturování učiva/ Structure of a lecture 12. Zvládání zátěže v mateřské škole/ Dealing with stress in kindergarten 13. Klima třídy / Climate of a class 14. Klima školy/ Climate of a school

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work activities (workshops)
Learning outcomes
The course is determined for the undergraduate students of the Granch Education to Health. Some of topics are also suitable for teachers, educationalists, couches, etc. Qualified decisions, on the basis of relevant information, are substantial. People should take into account the nature of challenges and possible alternative and consequences of every decision. It is important both for the educationalists and psychologists. Attention will be devoted to (1) cognitive, emotional and volitional determinants of successful achievement; (2) psychological basis of learning and teaching; (3) interaction and communication in the classroom; (4) socialization, esp. in the family and in school-settings in comprehensive schools; (5) to the basic diagnostic (assessment) approaches and tools, esp. in relation to the classmates and parents. Aim of subject: Orientation in the field is necessary for the final examination.
Knowledge and skills to use the topics from the class in reality.
Prerequisites
not require

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Combined exam

Activity, seminar work, test.
Recommended literature
  • Čáp, J. - Mareš, J.:. Psychologie pro učitele. Praha, Portál, 2001.
  • Kaplan, P. S.:. Educational Psychology for tomorrow's teacher. New York, WPC, 1990.
  • Krapp, A. - Weidenmann, B. (Hrsg.):. Pädagogische Psychologie. Ein Lehrbuch. Weinheim, Belz PVU, 2001.
  • Reynolds, C. R., Gutkin, T. B. :. The Handbook of School Psychology. New York: J. Wiley & Sons. Inc. 1999.
  • Rost, D. H. (Hrsg.):. Handwörterbuch Pädagogische Psychologie. Weinheim, Psychologie Verlags Union, 2001.


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