Course: Applied Exercise I

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Course title Applied Exercise I
Course code KPR/4303
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Janovec Jan, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introductory seminar. Getting to know the objectives, content and requirements of the subject. 2. Raw materials, materials, semi-finished product and the product. Classification of technical materials. Physical and mechanical properties of engineering materials. Trends in the use of technical materials. 3. Ferrous metals. Production of pig iron and steel. History and use of ferrous metals. Non-ferrous metals, their history and use. Metal blanks. 4. Working with metal blanks. Wiring. Product of metal. 5. Wood and its processing. Types of wood. Wooden blanks. Agglomerated wood. 6. Technology of work with wood blanks. Carving. Product of wood. 7. Plastics, history and principles of their production. Classification of plastics. Properties of plastics. Ecological aspects of the use of plastics. 8. Technology of work with plastics. Product of plastic. 9. Adhesives. Basic principles of bonding materials. The choice of adhesive. Paint materials. 10. Paper. History and the present of paper production. Types and sizes of paper. 11. Construction work with paper. The cardboard beams. 12. Construction work with paper. Paper models. 13. Traditional subjects and their production. Working with small natural material. Advent wreath.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
Course prepares students to lead practical activities for preschool children so that the children knew how to create the foundations for a good relationship with manual activities and their results, they have cultivated the necessary qualities and equip them with practical knowledge, skills and habits. Introduction of the course is devoted to general properties of technical materials and their classification. Furthermore, the course is focuses on the basic types of technical materials with emphasis on their use in practical activities. Important is training workshops dedicated to the making of products, where emphasis is placed not only on theoretical mastery of subject matter but also for its practical application. Specialized skills - The student is able to their own practical action apply the acquired knowledge of techniques, knows basic technical materials and control technology to work with them; - Student knows the laws of learning psychomotor skills; - Student observes with the principles of safety and hygiene; - Student demonstrated creativity and resourcefulness in selecting appropriate job ideas with regard to age peculiarities and abilities of children. industry knowledge - Student recognizes the basic kinds of technical materials and has an overview of their use in kindergarten; - The student has an overview of technologies and processing techniques technical materials; - The student knows the principles of regular articles from the wider school environment.
Student proves familiarity with material and working tools, which are possible to use in work with pre-school children. He manages in hygienic fundamentals during the work and organizes children's work in the light of their safety. Chooses suitable themes for practical and creative activities with regard to age and individual specialities. Manages working procedure and apply them by suitable manner in children's work.
The subject requires no specific prerequisites.

Assessment methods and criteria
Requirements for credit: - the successful completion of the final test; - giving of practical seminar works; - personally presence at a recording of study credit.
Recommended literature
  • Program výchovné práce pro jesle a MŠ. Praha: SPN, 1978.
  • BARFFOVÁ, U., BURKHARDTOVÁ, I. Velká kniha pro malé mistry I a II. Praha: IKAR, 1996.
  • HONZÍKOVÁ, J. Materiály pro pracovní činnosti na 1. stupni ZŠ. Plzeň, 2006. ISBN 80-7043-453-8.
  • HONZÍKOVÁ, J. Pracovní činnosti na 1. st. ZŠ. Plzeň: ZČU, 2000.
  • JANOVEC, Jan. Technické materiály v primárním a preprimárním vzdělávání. Ústí nad Labem, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7414-596-4.
  • JÍROVÁ, M. A KOL. Metodika výchovné práce v předškolních zařízeních II. - mateřská škola. Praha: SPN, 1978.
  • KOCIÁNOVÁ, L. A KOL. Praktické činnosti pro 1. - 5. ročník ZŠ. Praha: Fortuna, 1997.
  • STANČÍK, L.,DLASK, J. Technické práce. Ústí nad Labem, 1989.

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 in Pre-schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter