Course: Current issues in methodology

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Course title Current issues in methodology
Course code KAJ/4642
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pavlíková Jana, Mgr. Ph.D., M.A.
Course content
Historical milestones (Komensky), the current position of language education in the Czech Republic, state documents modifying the school practice, Human brain and learning languages, multilingualism, bilingualism.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 0 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Focused on the current innovations and directions in ELT in global scientific context, with the emphasis on connecting theory and pratice.
Students can effectively use various sources of information, they consciously consider the positives and negatives of different teaching techniques and methods, they are able to see the field of ELT within wider contexts (scientific, socio-cultural, psychological).
There are no prerequisites for this subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
According to the teacher's instructions
Recommended literature
  • Brown, H. D. Principles of language learning and teaching. New York: White Plains, 2007.
  • Carter, R. & Nunan, D. The cambridge guide to teaching English to speakers of other languages. Cambridge, 2001.
  • Crystal, D. English as a global language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Komenský, J. A. Analytická didaktika. Praha, 1947.
  • Koukolík, F. Lidský mozek. Praha, 2000.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching English Language and Literature for Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer