Course: Current Issues in Educational Sciences II

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Course title Current Issues in Educational Sciences II
Course code KVV/APRO2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Šándorová Zdenka, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Global influences on pedagogical thinking. Decentralisation, economy in education. Pluralisation in pedagogical theories. Liberalisation and individualisation. Democratisation of pedagogical theory and practice.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Methods of individual activities, Monitoring
Learning outcomes
The objective of the course is to provide students with the knowledge of the development, expectations and current problems in pedagogical and special pedagogical theory and practice.
The student will gain the competence of critical thinking; he/she will understand main contexts which are basic for current trends in pedagogical theory and practice. He/she will be able to apply current documents.
Prerequisites
The Student has the prerequisites for the orientation in the issue according to the content of the course.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Work-related product analysis, Discussion, Self project defence

Obligatory attendance of seminars. Portfolio with student's own explorational activities and study. Writing a paper on a chosen topic and its presentation.
Recommended literature
  • Platná doporučení Komise EU..
  • Platné legislativní dokumenty..
  • MATĚJŮ, P.; STRAKOVÁ, J. a kol. Nerovné šance na vzdělání. Vzdělanostní nerovnosti v ČR.. Praha, 2006.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Resocialization Pedagogy (2013) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy English Language Teacher Education (2013) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy English Language Teacher Education (2013) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer