XS150 Educational Psychology

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. PhDr. Bohumíra Lazarová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Jan Mareš, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Bohumíra Lazarová, Ph.D.
Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Tue 16:00–16:50 G2,02003
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
XS150/01: Tue 17:00–17:50 G2,02003
XS150/02: Tue 18:00–18:50 Z6,02006
Psychology 1
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 43 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 47/43, only registered: 0/43, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/43
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to offer students a wide range of topics in educational psychology. The aim is to support students to understand the psychological aspects of learning, education and teaching. To support students to understand the determinants of learning in the various phases of human development.
Learning outcomes
Students will understand the main concepts related to the Educational psychology. Students will understand the psychological aspects of learning and they will develop the skills to use psychological knowledge in teaching pupils in all stages of their development. Students will be able to distinguish between pupils' individual differnces and use this knowledge in teaching. Students will learn how to use counseling support in schools.
  • Applied psychological disciplines in school practice Content of educational psychology The notion of educational psychology Learning processes in relation to developmental stages School age, adolescence - specifics of learning and teaching Cognitive and intellectual factors influencing school success Cognitive styles, learning styles Personality of learner as a factor of success Learning a behavioural disorders Extra - intellectual factors influencing school success Family context, co-operation with parents. Communication with parents Diagnostics of factors influencing school success, educational diagnostics Classroom management, rewards and punishment The stress in teachers work, teacher and health, teachers career.
    required literature
  • MAREŠ, Jiří. Pedagogická psychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2013. 702 s. ISBN 9788026201748. info
    not specified
  • HRABAL, Vladimír and Isabella PAVELKOVÁ. Jaký jsem učitel. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2010. 239 s. ISBN 9788073677558. info
  • FONTANA, David. Psychologie ve školní praxi : příručka pro učitele. Translated by Karel Balcar. Vyd. 3. Praha: Portál, 2010. 383 s. ISBN 9788073677251. info
  • STERNBERG, Robert J. Kognitivní psychologie. Translated by František Koukolík. Vydání druhé. Praha: Portál, 2009. 636 stran. ISBN 9788073676384. info
  • LAZAROVÁ, Bohumíra. Školní psychologie v České republice po roce 1989 (School psychology in the Czech Republic after the year 1989). Československá psychologie, Praha, 2008, LII, No 5, p. 480-492. ISSN 0009-062X. info
  • LAZAROVÁ, Bohumíra. Netradiční role učitele. O situacích pomoci, krize a poradenství ve školní praxi. (Unconventional teachers role: help, crisis and councelling in school practice). 1. vyd. Brno: Paido, 2005. 70 pp. ISBN 80-7315-115-4. info
  • ČÁP, Jan and Jiří MAREŠ. Psychologie pro učitele. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2001. 655 s. ISBN 807178463X. info
  • PIAGET, Jean. Psychologie inteligence. Praha: Portál, 1999. info
  • MAREŠ, Jiří. Styly učení žáků a studentů. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1998. 239 s. ISBN 80-7178-246-7. info
Teaching methods
lectures, discussions
Assessment methods
written test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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