Course: Ethics in Education and Professional Life

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Course title Ethics in Education and Professional Life
Course code KVS/NETVP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
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
  • Špiner Dušan, ThMgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introductory thought, the concept of ethics, communication2. Personal perspective of ethics, human dignity, self-esteem (self-approval)3. Conscience, positive evaluation of others4. Freedom, creativity and initiative5. Expression and communication of emotion, virtue6. Empathy, putting oneself in the overall situation of another, stepping over one's shadow7. Assertiveness, releasing aggression, respecting interests of others8. Real and displayed patterns, pro-social Man as culture creator9 - 11. Cooperation, assistance, donation, sharing, 12 -13. The family I live in, love, self-control and responsibility, friendship and being in love, family planning

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Homework for Teaching - 10 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The role of the subject of professional ethics and ethical education are to mediate the quality of ethical thinking, and to lead students to feel the need for continuous guidance on these issues, issues which may occasionally provoke them to questions on whose solutions values and success in their lives depend. The aim of professional ethics is not only to inform a student of ethical principles, but also to help a student form his/her own opinions on the given matter and adopt appropriate perspectives and behaviour. 1. Introductory thoughts, ethical terms, communication. 2. The personal perspective of ethics, human dignity, self-respect (self-appreciation) 3. Conscience, positive evaluation of others 4. Liberty, creativity, and initiative 5. Formulation and communication of feelings, virtues 6. Empathy, being able to put oneself into another's situation, to surpass oneself 7. Assertiveness, releasing aggression, respecting the interests of others 8. Real and imagined ideals, the pro-social human as a creator of culture 9 - 11. Cooperation, help, giving, sharing 12 -13. The family in which I live, love, have self-control and take responsibility; friendship and being in love, family planning
Student obtaining qualification understands ethical matter, master corresponding qualification different moral role and put through new piece of knowledge and qualification with daily life. Development social knack at ethical upbringing is presumption and discipline moral.
Groundwork is formed atmospheres frankness, cordiality, wish welfare. Help understand experience. Enable throw-music reflection. Is concerned evolution possibility intending teachers form class in mutual understanding, authority, increasing confidence and faith in other.

Assessment methods and criteria

Participation in seminar, elaboration and narration of an assigned task in the credit week.
Recommended literature
  • Etzioni, A. (1995). Morální dimenze ekonomiky.. Praha: Victoria publishing.
  • Lencz, L., Križová, O. (2005). Etická výchova - metodický materiál 1-3.. Praha: Luxpres.
  • Špiner, D. (2004). Nástin křesťanské etiky a jejího významu v hledání smyslu života. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého.
  • Thompson, M. (2004). Přehled etiky.. Praha: Portál.

Study plans that include the course
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