Course: Appropriate Model Organisms in the Teaching of Biology

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Course title Appropriate Model Organisms in the Teaching of Biology
Course code CBG/MODO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
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)
  • Mergl Michal, Prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • Cholevová Veronika, Mgr.
  • Kout Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Chocholoušková Zdeňka, RNDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction to course, basic literature, requirements for accomplishment of credit and the test. 2-4. Model organisms of simple plants and fungi in biology education for primary and secondary schools. 5-7. Model organisms of plants in biology education for primary and secondary schools. 8-10. Model organisms of invertebrates in biology education for primary and secondary schools. 11-13. Model organisms of vertebrates in biology education for primary and secondary schools.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture with practical applications, Collaborative instruction, Self-study of literature, Lecture, Lecture with visual aids, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
know principal taxonomy of organism
know common species of plants and animals
know principal anatomy, morphology and ecology of key taxonomic groups of organisms
professional skills
be able to work with biologic publication
be able to determine common plant and animal species with use of special literature
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
transform modern systematic of live organisms into preparation of his own education with use of model organisms
know common species of plants, fungi and animals for use in school praxis
professional skills
determine common species of organisms in field exkursion and other similar educative activity
know how to transform our acquired knowledge into the educative process
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture with visual aids
Lecture with practical applications
Seminar
Collaborative instruction
Self-study of literature
professional skills
Lecture with visual aids
Seminar
Self-study of literature
general eligibility
Lecture with visual aids
Seminar
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Combined exam
Test
professional skills
Test
Combined exam
general eligibility
Test
Recommended literature
  • Gaisler J., Zima J. Zoologie obratlovců. Praha, 2007.
  • Graham L. E., Wilcox L. W. Algae. Upper Saddle River, 2000.
  • Hausmann K., Hülsmann N. Protozoologie. Stuttgart, 1996.
  • Hickey M., King C. Common Families of flowering Plants. Cambridge, 2004.
  • Holec J., Bielich A., Beran M. Přehled hub střední Evropy. Praha, 2012.
  • Judd W. Plants Systematics (A phyllogenetic Approach). Sunderland, 2002.
  • Kalina T., Váňa J. Sinice, řasy, houby, mechorosty a podobné organismy v současné biologii. Praha, 2005.
  • Kunst M. Zoologické praktikum. Praha, 1954.
  • Sitte P. Strasburger Lehrbuch der Botanik. Berlin, 2002.
  • Wallace R. L., Taylor W. K. Invertebrate zoology. A laboratory manual.. Pearson, USA, 2003.


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 Biology (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Biology (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Biology (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2016) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2016) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2014) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer