Course: Graphomotoric Development

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Course title Graphomotoric Development
Course code KPR/4336
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
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
  • Mrázová Eva, PaedDr.
  • Šindelářová Jaromíra, doc. PaedDr. CSc.
Course content
1. Introduction. Introduction, requirements for credit. 2. Definition of the term graphomotory. Graphomotori development of the child. 3. Development of related abilities and skills necessary for practicing writing (visual and auditory perception, spatial orientation, total motor dexterity). 4. Psychological and pedagogical aspects of the practice of writing. 5. Diagnostics grafomotorikcého development 6. Material and technical base. 7. Difficulties in training graphomotoric skills. 8. Training proper holding a pen and pencil. 9. Education of a child with difficulties in graphomotorics 10. Methodological approaches for children with physical disabilities. 11. Methodological procedures in a child from a disadvantaged background. 12. Methodological procedures in children with mental disabilities. 13. Nuclear offered worksheets for development graphomotorics on the market today. 14. Evaluation of teaching. Credit.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The course aims to equip students with skills needed in working as a kindergarten teacher in the area of graphomotoric development of preschool children. The course includes practical training in proper holding of writing utensis, remedies for incorrect holding. Students will gain the necessary skills to implement the graphomotoric development of children. Student is able to define what is graphomotory. He knows its development. Masters psychological and pedagogical skills needed for graphomotoric development of children. Student can describe and evaluate the performance of individual skills of development and can choose the appropriate methodological assistance, or can perform a targeted re-education of children who experience difficulties in developing graphomotoric skills.
Student is able to define what is graphomotory. He knows its development. Controls psychological and pedagogical skills development requirements necessary for the child's development. Can describe and evaluate the performance of individual skills development and can choose the appropriate methodological assistance, possibly alone can perform targeted for re-education of children who are experiencing difficulties in developing graphomotoric skills.
The subject requires no specific prerequisites.

Assessment methods and criteria
Active participation in contact teaching. Written test. Essay (create your own worksheets for kids and analysis worksheets to grafomotorice). Educational support available from: Guest access; password - host
Recommended literature
  • BEDNÁŘOVÁ, J. Co si tužky povídaly. Brno: COMPUTER PRESS, 2005.
  • BEDNÁŘOVÁ, J. Mezi námi předškoláky - Všestranná příprava dítěte do školy. Computer Press, a.s., 2011.
  • BEDNÁŘOVÁ, J. Rozvoj grafomotoriky. Brno: COMPUTER PRESS, 2006.
  • DOLEŽALOVÁ, J. Rozvoj grafomotoriky v projektech. Praha: Portál, 2010.
  • LIPNICKÁ, M. Rozvoj grafomotoriky a podpora psaní. Praha: Portál, 2007.
  • LOOSEOVÁ, A., PIEKERTOVÁ, N., DIENEROVÁ, G. Grafomotorika pro děti předškolního věku. Praha: Portál, 2001. ISBN 80-7178-540-7.
  • SVOBODOVÁ, J. Metodika rozvoje grafomotoriky a počátečního psaní. Praha: Institut pedagogicko-psychologického poradenství ČR, 1998.
  • VODIČKA, I. Nechte leváky drápat. Praha: Portál, 2008.

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 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter