Course detail

Educational Psychology

FIT-IPSOAcad. year: 2019/2020

Course represents introduction to psychological studies. It is focused
on methodology of psychology, Personality psychology, social psychology,
developmental psychology, cognitive and general psychology, pedagogical
psychology and neurophysiological basis of human brain. Psychological
testing, discussion above case studies are involved.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students define basic psychological terms, subjects of study of
psychological subdisciplines. Students define all cognitive processes
and states. Students explain psychological mechanisms of Freudian model
of Personality, behavioristic model of personality and humanistic
Rogerian model of Self. In aplication of case studies students interpret
unappropriate behavior of young adolescent students in adecvate
psychological terms and formulate suitable pedagogical intervention with
major psychological profit of student.


Interest in the subject.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Elektronické studijní opory/texty dostupne na
Hartl, P., Hartlová, H.: Psychologický slovník. Praha: Portál, 2000.
Fontana, D.: Psychologie ve školní praxi. Přiručka pro učitele. Praha: Portál, 1997.
Čáp, J., Mareš, J.: Psychologie pro učitele. Praha: Portál, 2001.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.


The course provides students basic orientation in terminology of psychology and main psychological concepts. It should help them with forming of psychological insight to a problem that they will be able to use in their pedagogical praxis as well as in personal life.

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

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Final test and oral examination.

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


I. Systems of psychology.
II. Social psychology and psychology of communication.
III. Developmental psychology
IV. Personality psychology
V. Cognitive psychology
VI. Pedagogical and school psychology