PGK11A12 Foundations of Education

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Karla Brücknerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Roman Švaříček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Lenka Hloušková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Dana Knotová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Bohumíra Lazarová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Petr Novotný, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Milan Pol, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Milada Rabušicová, Dr. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Klára Šeďová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Jiří Zounek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Klára Holíková (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Petr Novotný, Ph.D.
Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Ivana Klusáková
Supplier department: Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Fri 11. 10. 8:00–9:40 B2.24, 10:00–11:40 B2.24, Fri 8. 11. 8:00–9:40 B2.24, Fri 22. 11. 8:00–9:40 B2.24, 10:00–11:40 B2.24, 13:00–14:40 B2.24, Fri 20. 12. 8:00–9:40 B2.24, 10:00–11:40 B2.24
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/40, only registered: 1/40
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
General Education
Introduces students into basic concepts and relations in Education as the behavioral science. It especially concerns the object of Education, its structure and relations to other disciplines, definition of basic categories of Education as the behavioral science: aims, content, forms, means, actors, principals of educational prcess - and their mutual relations. Further, the attention is also paid to possibilities of educational process, to relations of education, environment, and heredity, to main educational streams and ideas of 19th and 20th centuries.
At the end of this course, students should be able to: understand and be able to explain basic categories of education, discuss about aims, curriculum, means and ends of education, principals of educational process - and their mutual relations.
  • 1. Education as a science.
  • 2. System of educational sciences.
  • 3. Basic educational category: aims, ends, curriculum, methods, pupil and teacher.
  • 4. Aims of education.
  • 5. Curriculum, key competencies, White book, Educational framework programme, School educational framework programme.
  • 6. Agents of education. Educator, family education, school education.
  • 7. Theory of heredity, intelligence, educational environment, educational enthusiasm and pesimism.
  • 8. Educational princips.
  • 9. Subject and object of education and theri mutual relationship.
  • 10. Forms of education, Czech educational system.
  • 11. Alternative, experimental schools, deschooling.
    required literature
  • PRŮCHA, Jan. Moderní pedagogika. 4., aktualiz. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2009. 481 s. ISBN 9788073675035. info
    recommended literature
  • HENDRICH, Josef. Úvod do obecné pedagogiky [Hendrich, 1946]. 3. vyd. Praha: Nákladem Profesorského nakladatelství a knihkupectví, 1946. 156 s. info
  • CHLUP, Otokar. Pedagogika : úvod do studia [Chlup, 1933]. V Brně: nákladem Společnosti "nových škol", 1933. 280 s. info
  • PELIKÁN, Jiří. Výchova jako teoretický problém. 1. vyd. Ostrava: Amosium servis, 1995. 234 s. ISBN 80-85498-27-8. info
  • CHLUP, Otokar. Pedagogika : úvod do studia. 3. dopl. vyd. V Praze: Státní nakladatelství, 1948. 310 s. info
  • VORLÍČEK, Chrudoš. Úvod do pedagogiky [Vorlíček, 1994]. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1994. 115 s. ISBN 80-7066-982-8. info
    not specified
  • JŮVA, Vladimír and Vladimír JŮVA. Úvod do pedagogiky (Introduction in pedagogy). In Úvod do pedagogiky. Brno: Paido, 1997. 3.dopl.vyd. ISBN 80-85931-39-7. info
  • ŠEĎOVÁ, Klára, Roman ŠVAŘÍČEK and Zuzana ŠALAMOUNOVÁ. Komunikace ve školní třídě (Communication in classroom). Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2012. 293 pp. ISBN 978-80-262-0085-7. info
  • KAŠČÁK, Ondrej and Branislav PUPALA. Výchova a vzdelávanie v základných diskurzoch. Prešov: Rokus, 2009. 175 s. ISBN 9788089055982. info
  • KELLER, Jan and Lubor HRUŠKA TVRDÝ. Vzdělanostní společnost? : chrám, výtah a pojišťovna. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2008. 183 s. ISBN 9788086429786. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written test. Test is based on readings during whole semestr.
Written test. Test is based on lectures and study of basic literature.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: blokově.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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