Course: Didactic excursion 2

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Course title Didactic excursion 2
Course code CBG/DI2
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kout Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Chocholoušková Zdeňka, RNDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Mergl Michal, Prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • Vágnerová Petra, Mgr.
  • Dostálová Alena, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Excursion to diverse natural sites (wood, meadow, pond, human settlements) focused on preparation and didactic utilization of the field data for a practice teaching on basic and secondary schools. Didactic utilization of model animals, plants and geographical features during the excursion and the practice teaching on basic and secondary schools. Mapping and measurement of natural scientific features.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Discussion, Skills demonstration, Self-study of literature, Field trip
  • Attendance on a field trip (number of real hours - maximum 8h/day) - 40 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 15 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
know principal methods of the field and biological research
know plant, animal and mineral and rock classification in bachelor level
know botanical, zoological and geological scientific terminology in bachelor level
professional skills
be able to use the field guides for determination
use the appropriate scientific terminology in description of organism and processes
be able to correctly use biological field and laboratory instruments (microscope, field microscope, telescope, lens, camera etc.)
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
know important plant, mushroom and animal species which are characteristic for nature in the Czech Republic in October to December period and which are suitable for educational purposes
know ecology, bionomy, practical use of native species with emphasis also to cultural species and domestic animals, their use and history of their domestification
know correct didactic and scientific methods for various forms of educative activities
professional skills
be able of didactic transformation of natural scientific knowledge into particular learning forms for practical teaching, field trips and excursions
be able to observe typical plants, mushrooms and animals and their traces in nature, with use of practical knowledge of their ecology and bionomy, and with use of appropriate methods of the biological field research
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Field trip
Lecture with visual aids
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Self-study of literature
Discussion
Students' self-study
professional skills
Field trip
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Students' self-study
general eligibility
Field trip
Students' self-study
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Skills demonstration during field trip
Continuous assessment
professional skills
Skills demonstration during field trip
Continuous assessment
general eligibility
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Jan Čeřovský. Stezky k přírodě. Praha, 1989. ISBN 80-04-22378-8.
  • Werner Rothmaler. Exkursionsflora von Deutschland. Berlin, 2000. ISBN 3-8274-0926-8.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Biology (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
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Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2014) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2016) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Biology (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2016) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter