Course: Didactics of Physics

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Course title Didactics of Physics
Course code KFY/DIFE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
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 Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Hejsková Pavlína, Mgr. PhD.
  • Erhart Jiří, prof. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction, Basic notions, Integrating education of natural. 2. Physic in the school. Problems of education in physics. 3. Verbalization tools of physic in the school. Quantity, units, equations, vectors, graphics method of expression function dependency. Physical principles and theories. 4. Process of education. Aims of education in physics. Aims taxonomy. Organizations forms and teaching methods in educations. 5. Educations lesson, Types of lessons and their structure. Preparing teacher for lesson, Readings for teacher. 6. Experiment. Demo experiment, Experiment made by student, Laboratory practice, Safety by experiments. 7. Resolution of physical exercise, Importance physical exercise, Types of physical exercise, Strategy of resolution physical exercise. 8. Classification. Evaluation knowledge, types exams, types classification. 9. School physics modernization 10. Analysis of theme in 6-th and 7-th classis 11. Analysis of theme in 8-th and 9-th. classis 12. Physics in second school.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 42 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The difference between Physics as an aducational subject and Physics as a Science is presented in this subject. Students familiarise themselves with principles of teaching Physics on Primary and Secondary schools. Importance of selection of topics, methods and teaching aids (models, books, computers etc.) is stressed.
The students obtain basic knowledge from didactics of physics and practical skill necessary for everyday use.
Basic course of physics

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic test

Presence: Active participation in seminars with at least 80% participation, presentations, seminar work. Distance: Active participation in online meetings with at least 80% participation, homework assignments, seminar work.
Recommended literature
  • Aktuální ucelené řady učebnic fyziky. Pracovní sešity a metodické příručky k učebnicím.
  • Učební osnovy. Vzdělávací program Základní škola. Praha: Fortuna, 1998.

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