Course: Environmental Education

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Course title Environmental Education
Course code CBG/ENVR
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
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)
  • Mentlík Pavel, Doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Chocholoušková Zdeňka, RNDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Cholevová Veronika, Mgr.
  • Dostálová Alena, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course includes lectures and interactive lessons, including excursions into the field focused on the issues of environmental education. Tutorials, ideas and practices to work in environmental education at primary and secondary school.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Collaborative instruction, Discussion, Multimedia supported teaching, Students' portfolio, Skills demonstration, Task-based study method, Self-study of literature, Seminar, Field trip
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 10 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
  • Attendance on a field trip (number of real hours - maximum 8h/day) - 8 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Knowledge of the basic methods of the field and laboratory work in sciences, individual work with literature and websites.The transformation of this knowledge into teaching for students elementary and secondary schools. The use of alternative approaches in teaching environmental education.
professional skills
Student navrhne projekt s environmentální problematikou na úrovni ZŠ či SŠ.
general eligibility
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
The student will be able to make the transformation of sciences knowledge into enviromental education.
professional skills
Student vysvětlí environmentální problémy a navrhne jejich výuku v jednotlivých předmětech ZŠ či SŠ.
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
Field trip
Multimedia supported teaching
Task-based study method
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Self-study of literature
Students' portfolio
Discussion
professional skills
Project-based instruction
Collaborative instruction
general eligibility
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Field trip
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Oral exam
Skills demonstration during field trip
Continuous assessment
professional skills
Seminar work
general eligibility
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Braniš, Martin; Pivnička, Karel. Úvod do studia životního prostředí. Praha : Karolinum, 1994. ISBN 80-7066-945-4.
  • Jeník, Jan. Ekosystémy : Úvod do organizace zonálních a azonálních biomů. Praha : Karolinum, 1996. ISBN 80-7184-040-8.
  • Karel Kunc. Environmentální vzdělávání a výchova. Ostrava, 1996. ISBN 80-7078-363-X.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Geography (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Health Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
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