Course: Group Dynamics and Leadership Training

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Course title Group Dynamics and Leadership Training
Course code KPP/PSSK
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester 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
  • Hrdina Milan, PhDr. Ing.
Course content
Phases of social group formation and development, group structure and dynamics. Play as a learning activity, Kolb's learning cycle, the creation and organization of the game in a small social group. Project Adventure, Lipnice Holiday School. Security aspects in the organization of experiential activities. Independent creation and presentation of selected experiential activity.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Written assignment presentation and defence, Demonstration of student skills, Students' portfolio
  • Class attendance - 112 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 8 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with knowledge and skills for working with small social groups.
Student will be able: to understand the development stages of the group to independently and methodically lead a group to create leisure time experience-oriented activities to apply Kolb's learning cycle to working with the group to describe the history and the present of Lipnice Holiday School
Basic knowledge of general, developmental and social psychology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Interview, Presentation of group work, Oral presentation of self-study

Active participation on the course. Processing, presenting, and advocating (in front of a group) of selected experimental activities (games).
Recommended literature
  • Zlatý fond her I. Praha: Portál, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7367-506-6.
  • ADAIR, J. Jak efektivně vést druhé. Praha: Management Press, 1993. ISBN 80-85603-40-3.
  • ČINČERA, J. Práce s hrou. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-1974-0.
  • GILLERNOVÁ, I., HERMOCHOVÁ, S., ŠUBRT, R. Sociální dovednosti učitele. Praha: SPN, 1990. ISBN 80-7066-039-2.
  • HELUS, Z. Sociální psychologie pro pedagogy. Praha: Grada, 2015. ISBN 978-80-247-4674-6.
  • HELUS, Z. Úvod do psychologie. Praha: Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3037-0.
  • HERMOCHOVÁ, S. Sociálně psychologický výcvik. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1988.
  • HILSKÁ, V., ed. Zlatý fond her IV. Praha: Portál, 2013. ISBN 978-80-262-0336-0.
  • HRKAL, J., HANUŠ, R., eds. Zlatý fond her II. Praha: Portál, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7367-923-1.
  • KOŽNAR, J. Skupinová dynamika. Praha: Karolinum, 1992. ISBN 80-7066-632-3.
  • SOBKOVÁ ZOUNKOVÁ, D., ed. Zlatý fond her III. Praha: Portál, 2013. ISBN 978-80-262-0394-0.
  • ŠTĚPÁNEK, K. Instruktorský slabikář. Praha: Nadační fond Gymnasion, 2016. ISBN 978-80-270-0476-8.
  • Výrost, J., Slaměník, I. Aplikovaná sociální psychologie I. Praha: Portál, 1998. ISBN 80-7178-269-6.

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): Education in Leisure Time (20) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer