Course: Geoscience club

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Course title Geoscience club
Course code CBG/GK
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Stacke Václav, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Pluháčková Markéta, Mgr.
  • Vočadlová Klára, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Geoscientific club - introduction, framework, motivation, promotion. 2. Geoscientific club - multidisciplinarity, how to cooperate with other teachers, what specialists to invite. 3. Geoscientific field excursions in Pilsen and its surroundings. 4. Geoscientific field excursions in the small town and in the village. 5. Suggested sources of geoscientific activities - video sharing servers, educational portals. 6. Geoscientific experiments - atmosphere. 7. Geoscientific experiments - hydrosphere. 8. Entertaining biosphere. 9. Geoscientific software - attracting science. 10. Long-term experiments - equipment, installation, maintenance, visualisation of results. 11. Public education and the geoscientific club - how to educate pupil's parents? 12. Implementing of Current news into the activities of geoscientific club - suggestions, possibilities, discussion.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Project-based instruction, Discussion, Multimedia supported teaching, Students' portfolio, Laboratory work, Skills demonstration, Task-based study method, Self-study of literature, Seminar
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 24 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for laboratory testing; outcome analysis (1-8) - 8 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 5 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
orientovat se v elementárních základech problematiky vzdělávání mládeže
podle návodu užívat jednoduché měřící přístroje
professional skills
aplikovat základní znalosti geovědní problematiky (na úrovni SŠ znalostí)
základním způsobem používat buzolu a mapu
vyhledávat informace v učebnicích a atlasech
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
definovat cíle geovědního kroužku
sumarizovat přínos geovědního kroužku a dalších mimoškolních aktivit ve vzdělávacím procesu
professional skills
prezentovat geovědní experiment dle vlastního výběru
identifikovat vhodné lokality a aktivity k půldenní exkurzi v Plzni a okolí
posuzovat, porovnávat a hodnotit vhodné geovědní aktivity
z navržených geovědních aktivit sestavuje své portfolio
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Seminar
Laboratory work
Multimedia supported teaching
Task-based study method
Skills demonstration
Project-based instruction
Self-study of literature
Students' portfolio
Discussion
Recommended literature
  • Fuller, Gary. The Trivia Lover's Guide to the World: Geography for the Lost and Found. 2012. ISBN 978-1442214033.
  • Goswami, Anuj. Geography Quiz Book. 2000. ISBN 978-8171826438.
  • McClintock, Jack; Helgren, David. Everything is Somewhere: The Geography Quiz Book. 1986. ISBN 978-0688058739.
  • Muthiah, S. The Rupa Book of Geography Quiz. 1992. ISBN 978-8171670932.
  • Walford, Rex. Using games in School Geography. 2007. ISBN 978-1899857531.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Geography (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
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
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Geography (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter