Course: Didactics of Computer Science

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Course title Didactics of Computer Science
Course code KMI/DI1AV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Zacpal Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Buchta František, RNDr.
Course content
<ol> <li>Basic rules of preparing lessons and teaching tools. <li>Work organization in computer labs. <li>Pedagogical and educational point of view in teaching Computer Science. <li>The subject content, obligatory syllabus by the Ministry of Education. <li>Work organization in computer labs, work safety. <li>Individual approach to the students from different points of view. <li>Planning the lessons, structure of thematic units. <li>Evaluation of the teaching process, feedback and self-reflection. </ol>

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Demonstration
  • Preparation for the Exam - 30 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The students become familiar with basic concepts of didactics of computer science.
Apply didactic principles in teaching of IT subjects in secondary schools.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam

Active participation in class. Completion of assigned homeworks. Passing the oral (or written) exam.
Recommended literature
  • (1999). Učební dokumenty pro gymnázia s platností od 1.9.1999. Fortuna.
  • Bertrand, Y. (1998). Soudobé teorie vzdělávání. 1. vyd.. Portál, Praha.
  • Clark Aldrich. (2005). Learning by Doing. ohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 1 edition.
  • Slavíček P., Mazák E. (1990). Základy pedagogicko-psychologických znalostí pro uživatele počítačové výuky a didaktické techniky. ČVUT Praha.

Study plans that include the course
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