Course: Education in the ghetto Terezín

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Course title Education in the ghetto Terezín
Course code KPP/VGT
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Kasperová Dana, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course deals with the issue of education of Jewish children in the ghetto Terezín. Students will get acquainted with the possibilities of education in the situation of life in the ghetto Terezín between 1942-45, with different educational concepts and educational views of Terezín educators. Presented are journals, drawings, poems, lyrics, songs and drama of Terezín children, which originated in the ghetto Terezin. The course uses texts and pictorial materials, video documentary on the issue. Part of the course is to visit the ghetto Terezín.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming)
  • Home preparation for classes - 32 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 7 hours per semester
  • Fieldtrips - 7 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 14 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Student is acquinted with eductaion of Jewish children during World War II in situation of living in ghetto Terezín.
After completion of the course student will be able 1. to understand the content of prescribed curriculum of Education in the ghetto Terezín 2. to reflect the topic critically 3. to demonstrate specific intellectual skills gained in a course in writing of a semestral theses
Prerequisites
Student has basic knowledge of general pedagogy and history of education.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student's performance analysis, Written assignment

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 credits
Recommended literature
  • ADLER, H. G. Terezín 1941-1945: tvář nuceného společenství. Praha: Barrister & Principal, 2006. ISBN 80-7364-024-4.
  • ADORNO, T. Erziehung zur Mündigkeit. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1970.
  • BROD, T., KÁRNÝ, M., KÁRNÁ, M., eds. Terezínský rodinný tábor v Osvětimi-Birkenau. Praha: Melantrich, 1994. ISBN 80-7023-193-9.
  • KÁRNÝ, M., BLODIG, V., eds. Terezín v konečném řešení židovské otázky. Praha: Logos, 1992. ISBN 80-901352-X.
  • KASPEROVÁ, D. Výchova a vzdělávání židovských dětí v protektorátu a v ghettu Terezín. Praha: Filozofická fakulta Univerzity Karlovy, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7308-327-4.
  • REDLICH, E. Zítra pojedeme, synu, pojdeme transportem. Brno: Doplněk, 1995. ISBN 80-85765-40-3.


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 - 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: -