Course: Didactics of geography 1

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Course title Didactics of geography 1
Course code CBG/DIDS1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
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)
  • Pluháčková Markéta, Mgr.
  • Stacke Václav, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Geography in curriculum of the Czech Republic 2. Aims in teaching geography 3. Planning of geography lesson 4. Teaching methods in geography I 5. Teaching methods in geography II 6. Organisation forms in geography lessons 7. Motivation in teaching geography 8. Evaluation in teaching geography 9. Communication and relation to the class 10. Geography textbooks for elementary schools and their evaluation 11. Teaching aids in geography lessons 12. Educational excursion in teaching geography + informal education

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Project-based instruction, Discussion, Skills demonstration, Task-based study method, Textual studies, Lecture, Lecture with visual aids, Seminar, Field trip
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 20 hours per semester
  • Graduate study programme term essay (40-50) - 40 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 40 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
- Knowledge of general didactics for teaching in high school
learning outcomes
- Students will know the curriculum of geography of the Czech Republic. - Students will be able to define the aims and plan the geography lesson. - Student will know, analyse and compare teaching methods and he can apply the methods in geographical lessons on the elementary school level and combine them appropriately. - Student will know, analyse and compare organisation forms and he can apply the forms in geographical lessons on the elementary school level and combine them appropriately. - Student can motivate pupils in geographical lessons. - Student will assess the work of pupils in geographical lessons appropriately. - Students will know the geography textbooks for high school level and they will be able to assess them.
teaching methods
Lecture
Lecture with visual aids
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
Field trip
Task-based study method
Textual studies
Skills demonstration
Project-based instruction
Discussion
assessment methods
Practical exam
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • Catling, Simon; Willy, Tessa. Teaching primary geography. 2011. ISBN 978-1-8444-5192-0.
  • Čábalová, Dagmar. Pedagogika. Vyd. 1. Praha : Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-2993-0.
  • KÜHNLOVÁ, H. Školní geografický projekt. Praha. Geografické rozhledy 3/1993-94.
  • Kühnlová, Hana. Kapitoly z didaktiky geografie. Praha : Karolinum, 1999. ISBN 80-7184-995-2.
  • Lambert, David; Morgan, John. Teaching geography 11-18 : a conceptual approach. First edition. 2010. ISBN 978-0-335-23448-6.
  • Mísařová, Darina; Hercik, Jan. Kapitoly z didaktiky geografie 1. Olomouc, 2013. ISBN 978-80-244-3849-8.
  • Petty, Geoffrey. Moderní vyučování. 6., rozš. a přeprac. vyd. Praha : Portál, 2013. ISBN 978-80-262-0367-4.
  • Průcha, Jan. Moderní pedagogika. 4., aktualiz. a dopl. vyd. Praha : Portál, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7367-503-5.
  • Průcha, Jan. Pedagogická encyklopedie. Vyd. 1. Praha : Portál, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7367-546-2.
  • Skalková, Jarmila. Obecná didaktika : vyučovací proces, učivo a jeho výběr, metody, organizační formy vyučování. Praha : Grada, 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-1821-7.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2016) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2016) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter