Course: Didactics of Informatics (generally)

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Course title Didactics of Informatics (generally)
Course code UAI/636
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in winter and summer semester.
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Novák Milan, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Bakala Břetislav, Ing. Bc.
Course content
1. Education concept of ICT, determining of subject, personality of the teacher of informatics, strategy of his work, motivation of students, organization of education, secondary school-leaving exam. Information resources, textbooks, web resources. 2. E-learning, Classroom management systems. ICT classroom preparation. 3. Methodology: Operating system, text editors, spreadsheets, graphs, objects drawing, editors, publishing, presentation, web, inetrnet, data processing, database, multimedia, hardware, software, networks, fundamentals of algorithms. 4. Excursion at a high school, specialized classroom, laboratory, organization and ICT protection. Methodology of computer networks.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Practical training
  • Class attendance - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 30 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The goal of this course is to link knowledge of informatics, didactics and pedagogical disciplines and to train students to manage their teaching at secondary school. Content of this course is pedagogical interpretation of ICT theories and practices focusing on the content of secondary school curriculum.
The graduate is able to manage the lesson, create a curriculum, prepare a lesson, diagnose pupils' mistakes, understand the objectives of teaching in individual areas of ICT.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

Recommended literature
  • Roubal, P.: Informatika a výpočetní technika pro střední školy, praktická učebnice. Brno, Computer Press, 2010. ISBN 978-80-251-3227-2.
  • Roubal, P.: Informatika a výpočetní technika pro střední školy, teoretická učebnice. Brno, Computer Press, 2010. ISBN 978-80-251-3228-9.
  • Vaníček, J.: Přednášky z didaktiky informatiky a výpočetní techniky. Jihočeská univerzita v Č. Budějovicích, e-Amos, 2003. Dostupné z

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Secondary Schools Teacher Training in Informatics (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer