SKPC009 Research practicum/placement

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
doc. Mgr. Petr Najvar, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Petr Najvar, Ph.D.
Department of Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Mgr. Jana Veličková
Supplier department: Institute for Research in School Education - Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course objective is to develop students´research competence, in the field of empirical research in particular. The integral part of the course is clinical practice during which students work in educational institutions either as researchers or teachers-researchers.
Learning outcomes
After the course the student will have gone through the reflection of their own practical experience with analysing empirical research data.
  • Questionnaire
  • Interview
  • Observation
  • Content analysis
    required literature
  • Keeves, J. P. Educational Research, Methodology, and Measurement: An International Handbook. Oxford: Elsevier Science Ltd, 2004.
  • Švec, Š a kol. Metodologie věd o výchově. 2. vyd. Brno: Paido, 2009.
    recommended literature
  • Duff, P. A. Case Study Research in Applied Linguistics. New York : Erlbaum, 2008.
  • JANÍK, Tomáš, Tina SEIDEL and Petr NAJVAR. Introduction: On the Power of Video Studies in Investigating Teaching and Learning. In JANÍK, Tomáš and Tina SEIDEL. The Power of Video Studies in Investigating Teaching and Learning in the Classroom. 1st ed. Münster: Waxmann, 2009. p. 7-19. Empirische Bildungsforschung. ISBN 978-3-8309-2208-7. info
  • HENDL, Jan. Přehled statistických metod zpracování dat : analýza a metaanalýza dat. Vydání druhé, opravené. Praha: Portál, 2006. 583 stran. ISBN 8073671239. info
  • Slovník pedagogické metodologie. Edited by Josef Maňák - Vlastimil Švec - Štefan Švec. 1. vyd. Brno: Paido - edice pedagogické literatury, 2005. 134 s. ISBN 8073151022. info
  • FEYERABEND, Paul K. Rozprava proti metodě. Vyd. 1. Praha: Aurora, 2001. 430 s. ISBN 8072990470. info
  • Struktura vědeckých revolucí. Edited by Thomas S. Kuhn. 1. vyd. Praha: OIKOYMENH, 1997. 206 s. ISBN 80-86005-54-2. info
Teaching methods
lecture, discussion, clinical practice
Assessment methods
Credit - students submit a research report and present the results of their research followed by a group discussion.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023.
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