Course: Alternative educational concepts

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Course title Alternative educational concepts
Course code KPP/AKVE
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Kasperová Dana, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Kasper Tomáš, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Reformatory Pedagogy 2. Reformatory Pedagogy - historical context, concepts 3. Alternative Education 4. Waldorf Pedagogy 5. Montessori Pedagogy 6. Pedagogy of Jena plan 7. Pragmatic Pedagogy - John Dewey, W. James, W. Killpatrick

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 14 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 18 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course introduces students to alternative strands of educational policies.
After completion of the subject student will be able 1. to understand the content of prescribed curriculum of Alternative education 2. to reflect the topic critically 3. to demonstrate specific intellectual skills gained in a course in writing of a semestral theses 4. to apply gained knowledge in educational process 5. to be motivated for continuous learning in the field
Prerequisites
Student has basic knowledge of pedagogy and didactics.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student's performance analysis

Study objectives: 1. active participation on the lecture 2. participants will perform all given tasks 3. reading of relevant academic texts 4. writing a semestral academic paper 5. successful accomplishment of institutional objectives of the course - attainment above the minimum requirements for the award of credit
Recommended literature
  • KASPER, T.; KASPEROVÁ, D. Dějiny pedagogiky. Praha : Grada, 2008..
  • MONTESSORI, M. Tajuplné dětství. Praha 1998..
  • PRŮCHA, J. Alternativní školy a inovace ve vzdělávání. Praha : Portál, 2001..
  • RÝDL K. Alternativní hnutí v současné společnosti. Brno 1994..
  • RÝDL K. Peter Petersen a pedagogika jenského plánu. Praha : ISV, 2001..
  • SINGULE, F. Pedagogické směry 20. století v kapitalistických zemích. Praha : SPN, 1988..
  • STEINER, R. Filosofie svobody. Praha : Baltazar, 1991..
  • ZELINKOVÁ, O. Pomoz mi, abych to dokázal : pedagogika M. Montessoriové a její metody dnes. Praha : Portál, 1997..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Professional studies for lower-secondary school teachers. (18) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Professional studies for lower-secondary school teachers. (15) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Professional studies for upper-secondary school teachers (20) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Professional studies for upper-secondary school teachers (20) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -