XS230 Reflective seminar

Faculty of Science
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Marek Boček (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Marek Matouš Bula (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Hana Tesák Vrtala (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Hana Tesák Vrtala
Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Hana Tesák Vrtala
Supplier department: Faculty of Science
Timetable of Seminar Groups
XS230/01: Mon 19. 2. to Sun 26. 5. Wed 12:00–13:50 J4, M. Bula
XS230/02: Mon 19. 2. to Sun 26. 5. Tue 12:00–13:50 J4, M. Boček
XS230/03: Mon 19. 2. to Sun 26. 5. Tue 9:00–10:50 J4, M. Boček
NOW ( MUC86 Pedagogical praxis from math. )|| NOW ( MUC87 Ped. praxis from math. 2 )|| NOW ( MDG13 Pedag. praxis from desc. geom. )|| NOW ( MDG14 Ped. praxis from desc. geom. 2 )|| NOW ( F9001 Teaching Physics 1 )|| NOW ( F9022 Teaching Physics 2 )|| NOW ( C9011 Teaching Chemistry 1 )|| NOW ( C9012 Teaching Chemistry 2 )|| NOW ( Bi9010 Teaching Biology 1 )|| NOW ( Bi9012 Teaching Biology 2 )|| NOW ( Z9001 Teaching Geography 1 )|| NOW ( Z9012 Teaching Geography 2 )|| NOW ( XS090 Initial teacher training )
Students regularly attend their teaching practice and they choose such a seminar group that corresponds with the time of their practice.
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
there are 30 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Students will be able to notice and respond to various situations in school environment and furthermore reflect on their responses. They will acquire strategies to solutions of several frequently issues.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course students will be able to:
- notice and respond to various situations in school environment
- work with atmosphere in the classroom and students' attention
- work with setting of rules in the classroom
- critically think about conflicts in class
- think about events from their teaching practice and reflect it
  • The content of lessons will stem from student's needs. Possible topics to be covered:
  • Authority and how to work with it
  • Work with students' attention
  • How to work with students with problematic behavior
  • Group work with class
  • How to give feedback effectively
  • GARDNER, Howard. Frames of mind : the theory of multiple intelligences. New York: BasicBooks, 1983, xxxii, 440. ISBN 0-465-02508-0. info
Teaching methods
group and individal reflection, discussion
Assessment methods
records in reflective diaries, feedback from peer to peer in-class sessions
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2024, recent)
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