Course: Orbis Pictus - The culture of early modern Europe

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Course title Orbis Pictus - The culture of early modern Europe
Course code KHI/KRN
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Elbel Martin, doc. Mgr. M.A., Ph.D.
Course content
The main source of the seminar will be Orbis Sensualium Pictus by John Amos Comenius. This illustrated textbook will be used as a guide to the seventeenth century world. It will also enable to formulate individual topics. Each student will choose one of the topics and prepare (in a co-operation with the teacher) a thorough presentation (including a reading assignement to fellow students and other materials).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Homework for Teaching - 90 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 24 hours per semester
Learning outcomes

Text analysis Heuristics Presentation skills
Basic knowledge of early modern culture Abilitz of independent work

Assessment methods and criteria
Independent research Presentation of a selected topic
Recommended literature
  • Komenský, J. A., & Bakoš, Ľ. (1956). Orbis sensualium pictus. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství.
  • Komenský, J. A., & Červenka, J. (1970). Dílo Jana Amose Komenského. Praha: Academia.

Study plans that include the course
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