Course detail

Pedagogy for Engineers

FAST-CZ054Acad. year: 2018/2019

Pedagogy, pedagogy for engineers, common didactics, specialised didactics and didactics of specialised subjects, curriculum, key kompetences, frame educational programme, teaching aims, teaching methods, activating teaching methods, teaching purposes, didactic principles, humanizing tendency, organization forms of teaching process, didactic aids, literature with didactic function, teacher's preparation for teaching, pedagogic diagnosis, didactic tests, analysis and creating of textbooks, school directing, school management, school climate, creative teaching, anthropogenic factors of teaching, dichotomy in education and teaching, teaching realisation, interaction and communication in the educational environment, idealization of the state of education.

Department

Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Subject is suitable for students who are intereted in school also who think about teacher's job in future or who want to teach in specialised secondary school externally. It is a good preparation for this professional orientation.
It contains theoretical insight into the problems of implementation of the teaching process in specialised technical subjects. It acquaints the basics of teaching profession for volunteers. The output is a well-researched theoretical orientation in pedagogical and didactic concepts, directions and techniques useful in the teaching of technical subjects. Understanding the importance of education as a science. The ability to apply theory to teaching practice. The optimal choice of teaching methods and teaching materials is accented by including modern teaching techniques with a focus on effective management of the learning process from professional, human and educational side.
The aim is a personality cultivation of teachers of specialised subjects leading to full competence facilities on the way to a successful pedagogical activities. Assessing the importance of education in general and in relation to the chosen specialist subject.

Prerequisites

Common orientation in pedagogy, in pedagogy for enginners and in didactics, interest in education and teaching, communication ability in educational reality and in public places, recognising of teaching methods from teachers, sensitivity and responsiveness to the guidance of the teaching process, description of main didactic principles, knowledge of teaching methods, ability to preparation for public performance and public speech, managing stress, ability to create elemental research in education reality and their processing, trying to meet to educational reality.

Co-requisites

Knowledge of specialised sciences, experience in studying, specifics and peculiarities in specialised subjects, knowledge of civil engineering theory and praxis, practical teaching, experiments and training, covering of experiment results, experience with school assessment, presentations and theoretical tests, study literature, teaching methods in specialised subjects, didactic aids, modern didactic technology, analysis of education, ability to evaluate educational process of other teachers.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Explanation is passed by word-teaching method in the form of lectures accompanied by rich presentation materials. Lectures and other materials beyond the recited topics is in LMS Moodle. Basic theoretical topics are spread of voluntary topics according to student's interest; every student prepares one's presentation from the area of pedagogy.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Students show their orientation in theoretical and applied pedagogy in test from the theoretical part. They also prepare the seminar work or presentation of the chosen topic from the area of general or applied pedagogy. Summary evaluation of student consists of testing student's theoretical knowledge of pedagogy (60%) and also of seminar work or prezentation which shows the ability to describe and analyse the chosen pedagogic phenomenon from general or applied pedagogy (40%).

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to pedagogy and pedagogy for engineers and its relation to specialised didactics. Connections with the other sciences.
2. Historical development transformation pedagogy. Overview pedagogical trends and personalities evaluation significance.
3. The curriculum and its importance for pedagogy. The modern curriculum and its implementation in teaching praxis. Frame educational programme.
4. Didactic principles, humanizing tendencies. Teaching process and its fundamental nature. Didactic principles and rules. Selection and structuring of subject matter.
5. Lesson type and structures. Phases of teaching. Types of teaching. Didactical models.
6. Teaching methods - summary and classification. Activating teaching methods. Assessing, importance, optimal selection methods.
7. Organizational forms of teaching. Overview and classification. Description of chosen forms and aids.
8. Didactis aims. Preparing teachers for pedagogical activities. Control of education, school management.
9. Pedagogical diagnostics, pedagogical evaluation. Right creation of didactic tests and their evaluation.
10. Literature with a didactic function. Educational texts, their analysis, creation, rating, optimisation.
11. The personality of an educator of the special subjects and the theory of the teaching profession. Professiogram of a teacher of specialised subjects.
12. Anthropogenic members of education. Traditional and alternative systems of teaching. Directions and leaders. Agreements and differences.
13. Specifics and peculiarities of the teaching process in specialised subjects. Idealization of the state of education.

Aims

Orientation in theoretic pedagogic and didactic terminology, processes and paradigms used for engineers who want to be in resort of education. This course meets with foundations of teacher´s profession. It is suitable for students who think about teacher´s job in future or who want to teach in specialised secondary school externally.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch N , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch N , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-C-MI Master's

    branch X , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Introduction to pedagogy and pedagogy for engineers and its relation to specialised didactics. Connections with the other sciences.
2. Historical development transformation pedagogy. Overview pedagogical trends and personalities evaluation significance.
3. The curriculum and its importance for pedagogy. The modern curriculum and its implementation in teaching praxis. Frame educational programme.
4. Didactic principles, humanizing tendencies. Teaching process and its fundamental nature. Didactic principles and rules. Selection and structuring of subject matter.
5. Lesson type and structures. Phases of teaching. Types of teaching. Didactical models.
6. Teaching methods - summary and classification. Activating teaching methods. Assessing, importance, optimal selection methods.
7. Organizational forms of teaching. Overview and classification. Description of chosen forms and aids.
8. Didactis aims. Preparing teachers for pedagogical activities. Control of education, school management.
9. Pedagogical diagnostics, pedagogical evaluation. Right creation of didactic tests and their evaluation.
10. Literature with a didactic function. Educational texts, their analysis, creation, rating, optimisation.
11. The personality of an educator of the special subjects and the theory of the teaching profession. Professiogram of a teacher of specialised subjects.
12. Anthropogenic members of education. Traditional and alternative systems of teaching. Directions and leaders. Agreements and differences.
13. Specifics and peculiarities of the teaching process in specialised subjects. Idealization of the state of education.