Course: Didactics of Psychology

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Course title Didactics of Psychology
Course code PCH/DPSUZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 0
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
  • Smékalová Eleonora, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1st General didactics, the relationship between general didactics and didactics of psychology. 2nd Educational goal as a major element of the educational process. 3rd Learning content development trends. 4th Organizational forms of education. 5th Teaching methods as a means of achieving the objectives of education and training. 6th Methods of teaching appropriate to the subject matter of psychology. 7th Communication at schools. 8th Methods of educational-psychological diagnosis. 9th Performance standards of the teaching profession (teaching ethics in the profession) 10th Motivation and activation in class. 11th Testing, evaluation, classification.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The aim of education is to prepare students for theoretical and practical aspect to teach psychology in secondary schools.
Students can prepare and implement a lesson for middle school, will know organizational forms and methods of teaching and will be able to choose suitable methods for the study of psychology
Successful completion of the second block of study or bachelor level study of psychology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Didactic Test

Preparation and implementation of teaching lesson at a seminar or a short paper on the current literature focusing on some of the themes of the course
Recommended literature
  • Kalhous,Z., Obst,Z. Školní didaktika.
  • Pasch, M.a kol. (1998). Od vzdělávacího programu k vyučovací hodině. Praha: Portál.
  • Petty,G. Moderní vyučování.

Study plans that include the course
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