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Educational and School Psychology - OINZ1Q002A
Title: Educational and School Psychology
Guaranteed by: Katedra psychologie (41-KPSY)
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Irena Smetáčková, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): doc. PhDr. Irena Smetáčková, Ph.D.
The aim of the course is to provide a basic knowledge base for the preparation of future teachers in relation to the psychological propaedeutics of the teaching profession. Explanatory topics will be supported by students' work in seminars, in which they will work with assigned tasks within self-study. These will be tasks for video recordings of situations from the school environment, which can better document the topic and which will support the skill level in the field of prevention - diagnosis - intervention. Topics: 1. Teaching - teaching profession, professional development, difficult life situations, burnout syndrome 2. Learning - individual, self-regulation 3. Pupil motivation: problems, motivational training, self-diagnosis 4. Pupil-teacher interaction, pupil concept, teacher concept, preferential attitudes 5. Problems with pupil assessment 6. School success / failure in older school pupils, interventions in favor of unsuccessful pupils 7. Developmental problems in adolescence, identity, problems and possibilities of their solution 8. Risk behavior, non-specific and specific prevention 9. Social climate, class diagnostics, work with class group, professional interventions 10. Family from psychological point of view, forms of communication and cooperation teacher - family 11. Supportive counseling system, professional competences of school counseling staff, teacher cooperation with SPP staff 12. Common education - principles , forms, support measures
Last update: Battistová Eva, PaedDr. (07.03.2024)

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David C. Berliner (1991) Educational Psychology and Pedagogical Expertise: New Findings and New Opportunities for Thinking About Training, Educational Psychologist, 26:2, 145-155, DOI: 10.1207/s15326985ep2602_6

Last update: Battistová Eva, PaedDr. (07.03.2024)
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