OVp037 The use of ICT in teaching civic education

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
doc. RNDr. Svatopluk Novák, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Svatopluk Novák, CSc.
Department of Civics – Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Supplier department: Department of Civics – Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
OVp037/01: Mon 8:00–9:50 učebna 28, S. Novák
OVp037/02: Thu 8:00–9:50 učebna 24, S. Novák
OVp037/03: Tue 10:00–11:50 učebna 24, S. Novák
Prerequisites (in Czech)
OVp020 Inroduction to Didactics of Civics and Social Science 2
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students will acquire the principles and methods of processing information on the social environment by using information and communication technologies for their subsequent processing in graphic form and subsequent didactic interpretation. They will be able to interpret the processes of human society development at local, regional and global level on concrete examples.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course the student will be able to actively use information communication technologies to analyze current social phenomena and to compile the interpreted facts in a demonstrative, didactically usable way.
  • 1. Information communication technologies and their impact on the acceleration of human society development. 2. Instruments and methods of obtaining information about the social and economic environment of a person. 3. Official sources of information available through ICT. 4. Processing of statistical data and possibilities of its interpretation. 5. Influence of ICT on the global, regional and local dimensions of human society. 6. Didactic transformation of ICT and ICT using ICT 7. Thematic application of ICT - issue of health and food self-sufficiency. 8. Thematic application of ICT - raw material and energy as a prerequisite for growth of economic and living standards. 9. Thematic application of ICT - demographic characteristics of the Czech and EU population. 10. Thematic Application of ICT - Population Education and School Infrastructure. 11. Thematic application of ICT - negative social phenomena. 12. Thematic application of ICT - population migration.
    required literature
  • internetové informační servery institucí - Český statistický úřad; Eurostat; United Nations; CIA GOV aj.
    recommended literature
  • NOVÁK, Svatopluk and Dana HÜBELOVÁ. Cizinci v Evropské unii a v České republice v roce 2014 (Foreigners in the European Union and the Czech Republic in 2014). Biologie - chemie - zeměpis. Praha: SPN, 2016, vol. 25, No 1, p. 41-46. ISSN 1210-3349. info
  • BRDIČKA, Bořivoj. Informační a komunikační technologie ve škole : pro vedení škol a ICT metodiky : [metodická příručka. Praha: Výzkumný ústav pedagogický v Praze, 2010. 71 s. ISBN 9788087000311. info
  • VÁŇOVÁ, Tamara. Informační technologie ve výuce aneb Moodle v síti škol (ICT in teaching). 2008. Workshop v rámci konference Informační gramotnost info
  • Handbook on information technologies for education and training. Edited by Heimo H. Adelsberger - Betty Collis - Jan M. Pawlowski. Berlin: Springer, 2002. xv, 688. ISBN 3540678034. info
  • MULLER, Peter O. and Harm Jan DE BLIJ. Geography : realms, regions, and concepts. 8th ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1998. xv, 537. ISBN 0471291129. info
Teaching methods
class discussion
Assessment methods
control and presentation of the seminar paper
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022.
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