Course: Introduction to professional pedagogue

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Course title Introduction to professional pedagogue
Course code UCH/066
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kutá Smatanová Ivana, prof. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Content of exercises: Communication, discussion, observation, poll, questionnaire. Teacher's personality. Teaching style and teacher competence. Preparation for lessons. Organization of teaching. Communication. Motivation to learn. Teacher's authority x discipline. Current educational problems (bullying, truancy, smoking, alcohol, drugs, mobile in education, etc.). Analysis, discussion.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration, Activating (simulations, games, drama), Case studies
  • Class attendance - 14 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Introduction to the practice of a professional teacher should prepare students - future teachers, to work in their future workplace. Teaching methods in chemistry cover several functions through educational, organizational and control. Through explanation, discussion, work with the book, observation and experimentation, students try their future teaching profession. The aim of the course is to integrate theoretical curriculum with practical problems of education.
Graduates will become familiar with model situations in the future workplace and learn to respond to them in an adequate way.
The minimum requirement for students is the knowledge acquired after completing the bachelor's study program.

Assessment methods and criteria

Requirement for successful completion of the course is the student's active participation in seminars. Student' independence and creativity, the ability to synthesis, analysis and collaboration will be evaluated during the exercises. The course will be finished by credit.
Recommended literature
  • Šmikmátorová, P., Navrátilová, P. Nic nežije bez chemie, CPress (2018), ISBN: 978-80-264-2148-1.
  • Vacík Jiří, Barthová Jana, Pacák Josef a kolektiv:. Přehled středoškolské chemie, SPN (1999), ISBN: 978-80-7235-108.

Study plans that include the course
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