Course: General didactics 2

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Course title General didactics 2
Course code KPP/DO2NS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Jursová Jitka, PaedDr. Ph.D.
  • Urbánek Petr, doc. PaedDr. Dr.
Course content
1. Curriculum, content of education, problems of organization and selection, content modernization, curricular reform, textbooks. 2. Organizational forms of teaching, historical context and current possibilities. Class teaching, cooperative forms, possibilities of individualization and differentiation of teaching, integration of pupils, inclusion, problem teaching, teaching in projects. 3. Alternatives in education, alternative schools, reform movements and innovation; potential and risks, opportunities and implications for teaching. 4. Teaching methods and their potential in school teaching, possibilities of using in the reality of contemporary school, modern didactic techniques, risks and potential. 5. Educational and didactic diagnostics. Functions of control, testing and evaluation in school practice. Problems associated with pupil assessment. Educometry, pupil testing. National and international measurement of educational outcomes. 6. Teacher and his role in the teaching process, historical and social changes. Teacher's concept of teaching, designing and evaluating teaching, self-reflection, cooperation in school. Teaching profession, conditions of work, teacher education, ethics of teaching.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 28 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 22 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 42 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course builds on General didactics 1 (education theory) and accentuates especially the theory of school education.
After completion of the course student will be able: 1. to understand the content of prescribed curriculum of General didactics 2 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
The student has knowledge of general didactics.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student's performance analysis

Active participation in seminars, completion of tasks, written test, oral exam. Elaboration of semestral paper, work with journal literature.
Recommended literature
  • CANGELOSI, J. S. Strategie řízení třídy. Praha: Portál, 2006. ISBN 80-7367-118-2.
  • ČÁP, J., MAREŠ, J. Psychologie pro učitele. Praha:Portál, 2001. ISBN 80-7178-463-X.
  • KALHOUS, Z. OBST, O., a kol. Školní didaktika. Praha: Portál, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7367-571-4.
  • KYRIACOU, C. Klíčové dovednosti učitele. Praha: Portál, 2012. ISBN 978-80-262-0052-9.
  • PETTY, G. Moderní vyučování. Praha: Portál, 2013. ISBN 978-80-262-0367-4.
  • PRŮCHA, J. Moderní pedagogika. Praha: Portál, 2017. ISBN 80-7178-631-4.
  • PRŮCHA, J. Vzdělávání a školství ve světě: základy mezinárodní komparace vzdělávacích systémů. Praha: Portál, 1999. ISBN 80-7178-290-4.
  • SKALKOVÁ, J. Obecná didaktika: vyučovací proces, učivo a jeho výběr, metody, organizační formy vyučování. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-1821-7.
  • SLAVÍK, J., JANÍK, T., NAJVAR, P., KNECHT, P. Transdisciplinární didaktika. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, Pedagogická fakulta, 2017. ISBN 978-80-210-8568-8.
  • VALIŠOVÁ, A., KASÍKOVÁ, H., eds. Pedagogika pro učitele. Praha: Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3357-9.


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 upper-secondary school teachers (20) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
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 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter