Course: Primary School Didactics Practicum

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Course title Primary School Didactics Practicum
Course code KPR/4720
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
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
  • Brtnová-Čepičková Ivana, doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction - familiarization with the program of teaching, the organization of work in the workshops, with the course of clinical practice and individual      outcomes of students, recommended literature as requirements for completion of the course. 2 to 7 Students are encouraged to learn the methods of observation and to its use as a diagnostic methods, techniques     recording and subsequent analysis of monitored pedagogical phenomena:   - Determination of educational objectives, formulation of goals in the pupil's language school documents defining the objectives and content of the curriculum (SEP     specific     school, its concept, textbooks, school agenda - classbook, class register, data sheet pupil etc.)   - Monitoring of the structure of the lesson the activity of the teachers and pupils follow the profile of activities in teaching,   - Pupils' motivation, the analysis of familiarization with the new curriculum, applying various ways and forms of repetition and     practice,     compliance with methodological and psycho principles in the teaching,   - Methods of work in teaching in primary school, the use of teaching aids and teaching materials,   - Student assessment within hours. 8 to 13 Classroom observations 1st grade of primary school. Preparation and implementation of microteaching student / student. Time division of topics and activities. Implementation output + evaluation activities of teachers based on predetermined criteria. Students are encouraged to, inter alia, the implementation of self-reflective skills. 14. Evaluation of teaching and seminar work, credit.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The concept of this subject builds on didactics of primary school teaching. The goal is to help students gain a more conscious approach to the process of shaping teaching skills, to develop evaluation approaches to teaching process, which is a prerequisite for the formation of self-reflective skills. Students prepare, monitor and analyze the basic teaching, managing and forecasting activities of teachers in preparing and teaching the course. The course is microteachig preparation, implementation and follow-reflection based on recorded videos.
Student applies observation as a diagnostic method, based on the record to the analysis of teaching observed phenomena. Think, prepares and implements microteachig classes at primary schools. Then the evaluating students' work and self-reflection of their activities.
The subject requires no specific prerequisites.

Assessment methods and criteria
1. Participation in contact teaching. 2. Students in this course implements a hospital activities in the first grade of primary school (fixed number of hours). 3. Processing and submission of essay on the agreed date. Students are required to keep a record of the instructions hospitovaných also taught lessons, which records the reflections observed lessons and self-reflection of his teaching. Records hospitovaných hours and cast their preparation in the paper version of the deadline. The material will be the student's self-taught lessons.
Recommended literature
  • Fischer, R. Učíme děti myslet a učit se. Praha: Portál,. 1997.
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J., MAREŠ, J. Komunikace ve škole. Brno: UM, 1995. ISBN 80-210-1070-3.
  • MAŇÁK, J., ŠVEC, V. Výukové metody. Brno: Paido, 2003.
  • NELEŠOVSKÁ, A., SPÁČILOVÁ, H. Didaktika primární školy. Olomouc: UP PedF, 2005.
  • VALIŠOVÁ, A., KASÍKOVÁ, H. a kol. Pedagogika pro učitele. Praha: Grada, 2006.

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 Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer