Course detail

Engineering Pedagogy and Didactics

FIT-IIPDAcad. year: 2019/2020

Introduction into education process problems. Definition of the pedagogic matter. A set of the terms. Possibilities of implementation this knowledge in pedagogic practice. Fundamentals of engineering courses didactic. Didactic transform of science cognition into engineering courses education. Educational aims of engineering courses. Creative using of all didactic tools.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Understanding of pedagogical capabilities for the purpose of teaching of engineering courses.


To be interested in given problems, and to have the minimum knowledge in pedagogic problems.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Průcha, J.: Moderní pedagogika. Portál s.r.o., Praha, 2002
Kalhous Z., Obst O.: Školní didaktika. Portál s.r.o., Praha 2002
Jůva V. jun. a sen.: Stručné dějiny pedagogiky
Melezinek, A.: Inženýrská pedagogika. ČVUT Praha, 1991

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Tests passed during the semester.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.


To familiarise students with introduction into education process problems, definition of the pedagogic matter and a set of the terms. To devote information on possibilities of implementation this knowledge in pedagogic practice. To inform about fundamentals of engineering courses didactic, didactic transform of science cognition into engineering courses education, educational aims of engineering courses and creative using of all didactic tools.

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

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation
issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective

Type of course unit



52 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


  1. The subject field history and general issues of the school system. Engineering pedagogy as an educational course.
  2. Education, its functions, goals, forms, components, means, and methods. Domains of pedagogy.
  3. Pedagogical research and its methods. Basic pedagogical documents, educational programmes. System of education in the Czech Republic.
  4. General didactics. Domain didactics. Secondary school pupil. Personality of a teacher.
  5. Subject field curriculum. Curriculum problematics. Environment factors.
  6. Theoretical rudiments of teaching and learning. Methods and forms of teaching. Didactical principles.
  7. Projecting and implementing teaching. Motivation. Communication.
  8. Educational goals and their implementation.
  9. Educational process discipline. Causes, discipline measures, persecution. Education results evaluation.
  10. Introductory course on special pedagogy: classification, rudimentary terminology, consultancy system.
  11. Alternative school system.
  12. Vocational courses teacher preparation.