Course syllabus PEPA - Basics of Pedagogy (ILE - WS 2014/2015)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech: Basics of Pedagogy
Course title in English:
Basics of Pedagogy
WS 2014/2015
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/16 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad: -- item not defined --
Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor: doc. PaedDr. Mojmír Vážanský, CSc.
Course supervising department: Institute of Lifelong Learning
Institute of Lifelong Learning
Teachers: doc. PaedDr. Mojmír Vážanský, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: to study at faculty ICV
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To make sense of terminology and to orient in elementary scientific system of pedagogy; to be able to interpret ideas of the most important representatives in worldwide and czech pedagogy; to understand basic problems of education and schooling.
Course content:
Object of pedagogy, pedagogy and other sciences, structure, importance (allowance 2/1)
Pedagogical research and methodology of pedagogy (allowance 2/1)
3.Opinion on development of education since ancient till present (allowance 4/2)
Czech educational system, system of education in comparison with foreign countries, inportant pedagogical documents (White paper, School act, general education programs etc.) (allowance 4/2)
Factors of human progress (allowance 2/1)
6.Term of education, features of education, aims, styles (allowance 2/1)
7.Determinants of education (educator, teacher, educant, education instruments) (allowance 2/1)
Pedagogical principles (allowance 2/1)
9.Teacher personality, teacher and ethics of his work, competences of pedagogues, standards of teachers qualification (allowance 2/1)
10.Student and class, group interaction, educational system of school (allowance 2/1)
11.Educational family function, current problems in family education, cooperation among school, parents and public (allowance 2/1)
Social environment of youth, pedagogical problems in spending free time (allowance 2/1)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
28 h
0 h
14 h
0 h
0 h
16 h
preparation for exam80 h
80 h
writing of seminar paper
46 h
72 h
168 h
168 h
Assessment methods:
Processing seminary thesis focusing on problem of children and youth education according to scheduled overview of topics in the range of 8 pages. The task will be checked both in group of students, and by teacher in content and formal perspective and it will be evaluated pointwise and verbal.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
Total0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
JŮVA, V. -- JŮVA, V. Stručné dějiny pedagogiky. 5th ed. Brno: Paido, 2003. 91 p. ISBN 80-7315-062-X.
JŮVA, V. et al. Základy pedagogiky pro doplňující pedagogické studium. Brno: Paido, 2001. 118 p. ISBN 80-85931-95-8.
PRŮCHA, J. Přehled pedagogiky: úvod do studia oboru. 2nd ed. Praha: Portál, 2006. 271 p. ISBN 80-7178-944-5.
ŠMAHELOVÁ, B. -- SVOBODOVÁ, J. Kapitoly z obecné pedagogiky. 1. vyd. Brno: MSD s.r.o., 2007. 140 p. ISBN 978-80-86633-81-7.

PRŮCHA, J. Pedagogická encyklopedie. 1st ed. Praha: Portál, 2009. 935 p. ISBN 978-80-7367-546-2.
MAREŠ , J. -- PRŮCHA, J. -- WALTEROVÁ, E. Pedagogický slovník. Praha: Portál, 2009. 400 p. ISBN 978-80-7367-647-6.
POLÁČKOVÁ, V. -- KRAUS, B. Člověk – prostředí – výchova. Brno: Paido, 2001. 199 p. ISBN 80-7315-004-2.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-SP-UPVOV Teaching of practical subjects and vocational training, full-time form, initial period WS 2014/2015
Field of study B-SP-UPVOV Teaching of practical subjects and vocational training, part-time form, initial period WS 2014/2015
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2020/2021, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Josef Schmied, DiS. on 10/10/2014.

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