Course: Environmental Education

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Course title Environmental Education
Course code KPP/ENVM
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)
  • Anděl Petr, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Modrá Jana, Mgr.
Course content
Subject introduces theoretical and methodological approaches in environmental education. Students try various kinds of indoor and outdoor EE activities.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming)
  • Preparation for credit - 14 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 18 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course deals with environmental education problematics.
After completion of the subject student will be able 1. to understand the content of prescribed curriculum of Environmental 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
Succesful finishing core subjects from education and psychology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student's performance analysis

- active participation on the lecture - participants will perform all given tasks - reading of relevant texts
Recommended literature
  • Environmentální výchova. [aplikace v systému Moodle]. http://www.fp.tul.cz/moodle/.
  • AMANN, M. a kol. Pojďme na to od lesa. Příručka ekologické výchovy a lesní pedagogiky. Vimperk: Správa Národního parku a CHKO Šumava, 2003.639 s..
  • ČINČERA, J.; CAHA, M. Výchova a budoucnost. Brno: Paido, 2004.
  • ČINČERA, Jan. Environmentální výchova. Od cílů k prostředkům. Brno: Paido, 2007.
  • HAMMOND, W. F. Education for Action. A framework for thinking about the place of action in environmental education. Green Teacher. Education for Planet Earth. ISBN 1192-1285. Issue 50 (1996-7), p. 6-14..
  • MACYOVÁ, J.; FLEMINGOVÁ, P. Rady k dílně Shromáždění všech bytostí. In Seed, John a kol. Myslet jako hora. Shromáždění všech bytostí. Prešov: Nadácia Zelená nádej, 1993. 140 s. ISBN 80-88699-01-0..
  • MÁCHAL, A. Praktická ekologická výchova. Brno: Rezekvítek, 2000. ISBN 80-902954-0-1. 205 s..
  • MARX J. Ekologické hry. Olomouc: Dům dětí a mládeže, 1992..
  • MOGENSEN, Finn. Environmental education - development and evaluation [online]. The Royal Danish School of Educational Studies. [Cit. 2004-06-21]. Available at http://nibis.ni.schule.de/~beckmann/health/booklet/ee_start.htm.
  • ORR, David W. Earth in Mind. On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect. Washington: Island Press, 1994. 213 s. ISBN 1-55963-295-X..
  • PALMER, Joy A. Environmental education in the 21st century. London; New York: Routledge, 2003..
  • PIKE, G.; SELBY, D. Globální výchova. Praha: Grada, 1994. ISBN 80-85623-98-6. 322 s..
  • STERLING, Stephen. Sustainable education. Re-visioning Learning and Change. Bristol: Green Books; The Schumacher Society, 2001. 94 s. ISBN 1-870098-99-4.


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