Course: Education for European thinking

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Course title Education for European thinking
Course code KPP/VMEK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + 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
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Kasper Tomáš, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The subject deals with thinking in a European and global way education. 1. Europe, european institutions (culture, values, traditions) 2. National and european aspect in pupil and school life. 3. Europe and education. 4. Role and structure of european family. 5. Education to tolerrance, cooperation. 6. Europe in perception of students. 7. Visiting of foreign european school.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 14 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 18 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The subject deals with thinking in a European and global way education.
After completion of the subject student will be able 1. to understand the content of prescribed curriculum of Education for european thinking 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
Student has basic knowledge of pedagogy.

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
  • MITTER, W.; KOPP, B. European Curriculum: Reality or Dream? In WINTHER-JENSEN, T. (ed.) Challenges to European Education. Cultural Values, National Identities, and Global Responsibilities. Bern : Lang, 1996, s. 295-312..
  • OELKERS, J. Wie man Schule entwickelt. Basel : Beltz Verlag, 2003, ISBN 340/22141X. Basel : Beltz Verlag, 2003, ISBN 340/22141X..
  • WALTEROVÁ, E. a kol. Objevujeme Evropu. Praha 1997..
  • WALTEROVÁ, E.; JEŽKOVÁ, V. Vzdělávání v zemích Evropské unie. Praha : PF UK, 1997. ISBN 80-86039-19-6..

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 - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -