XS152 Pedagogical communication

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: z (credit). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
Mgr. Petr Sucháček (lecturer)
prof. Mgr. Klára Šeďová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. Mgr. Klára Šeďová, Ph.D.
Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Ivana Klusáková
Supplier department: Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Wed 9:00–10:50 Z6,02006
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 33 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 20/33, only registered: 0/33, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/33
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of this course is to introduce students to dialogic approach to teaching. Dialogic teaching aims to use communication to promote higher cognitive functions in student. In dialogic teachnig students are engaged and actively involved in a dialogic co-construction of knowledge. In the course the basic elements of dialogic teaching ate presented to students: its indicators and principlel. Afterwords the teacher and the students focus on selected indicators: open questions of high cognitive demands, uptake, open discussion, student talk with reasoning. Students prepare a micro-teaching session with indicators implemented. Each micro-session is recorded and provided with group feedback in both oral and written form, which then served each student as starting points for written reflection.
Learning outcomes
Students learn how to influence student thinking and to intensify their learning through a work with classroom discourse. Students learn how to pose open questions of high cognitive demands. Students learn how to give uptake. Students learn how to induce open discussion in the classroom. Students learn how to stimulate student talk with reasoning.
  • (1) Introduction. Basic concepts. (2) A nature of classroom discourse. A relationship between discourse and learning. (3) Dialogic teaching as a concept. (4) Teachers' open questions of high cognitive demand. (5) Uptake and formative feedback. (6) Student talk with reasoning. Open discussion. (7) Micro-teaching sessions with reflection and feedback.
    recommended literature
  • ŠEĎOVÁ, Klára, Roman ŠVAŘÍČEK, Martin SEDLÁČEK and Zuzana ŠALAMOUNOVÁ. Jak se učitelé učí: Cestou profesního rozvoje k dialogickému vyučování (How teachers learn: Professional development as a way to dialogic teaching). Vydání první. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2016. 325 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-8462-9. info
  • GAVORA, Peter. Učitel a žáci v komunikaci. Translated by Veronika Lyková. Brno: Paido, 2005. 165 stran. ISBN 8073151049. info
  • DEVITO, Joseph A. Základy mezilidské komunikace. Translated by Milan Bartůšek - Jiří Rezek. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2001. 420 s. ISBN 8071699888. info
  • VYBÍRAL, Zbyněk. Psychologie lidské komunikace. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2000. 263 s. ISBN 80-7178-291-2. info
  • WATZLAWICK, Paul, Don D. JACKSON and Janet Beavin BAVELASOVÁ. Pragmatika lidské komunikace :interakční vzorce, patologie a paradoxy. Translated by Barbora Zídková - Zbyněk Vybíral. Vyd. 1. Hradec Králové: Konfrontace, 1999. 243 s. ISBN 80-86088-04-9. info
  • MAREŠ, Jiří and Jaro KŘIVOHLAVÝ. Komunikace ve škole. Vydání první. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1995. 210 stran. ISBN 8021010703. info
Teaching methods
lecture, class discussion, micro-teaching
Assessment methods
lesson plan, microteaching, written reflection
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 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2021.
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