Course detail

Pedagogy for Engineers

FAST-CZ054Acad. year: 2019/2020

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.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Knowledge didactic principles in education of specialised subjects. Theoretic view to realization of teaching process in specialised engineering subjects at secondary schools.


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.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


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.


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-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch N , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch N , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch V , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme N-P-C-MI Master's

    branch X , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer