bp4005 Pedagogy

Faculty of Sports Studies
autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
doc. PhDr. Vladimír Jůva, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Marcela Janíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Vladimír Jůva, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jiří Sliacky, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Vladimír Jůva, CSc.
Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences – Faculty of Sports Studies
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Vladimír Jůva, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences – Faculty of Sports Studies
Mon 16:00–16:50 B11/206
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
bp4005/02: Tue 14:00–14:50 B11/236, M. Janíková
bp4005/03: Mon 15:00–15:50 E34/203 - seminární místnost, J. Sliacky
bp4005/04: Mon 13:00–13:50 B11/206, J. Sliacky
bp4005/05: Mon 18:00–18:50 E34/203 - seminární místnost, V. Jůva
bp4005/06: Mon 14:00–14:50 B11/311, V. Jůva
BOZP_OK ( bozp_po_stud ) && BOZP_OK ( bozp_po_stud_fsps )
Basics of Social Sciences.
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 13 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Encompassment of basic pedagogical categories, concepts and theories, with an emphasis on creating the basics of pedagogical competencies.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- identify basic pedagogical categories and concepts;
- describe the basic elements of the educational process;
- determine the importance of pedagogical disciplines for selected professional areas;
- analyze the selected area of education;
- explain the functions of education in specific social areas.
  • 1. The concept of education. Education and socialization; value orientation of education; the relationship between education, genetics and the environment.
  • 2. Selected historical education models I – Comenius and Locke.
  • 3. Selected historical education models II – Rousseau and Dewey.
  • 4. The concept of pedagogy. The origins of pedagogy (Aristotle, Quintilianus, Comenius, Herbart). Contemporary concepts of pedagogy. Relation of pedagogy to other disciplines.
  • 5. Structure of pedagogy (system of pedagogical disciplines) and its importance in society.
  • 6. Basic features of contemporary education. Features of democratic education. Formal, non-formal and informal education.
  • 7. Elements of the educational process (objectives, participants, conditions and resources).
  • 8. Research methods of pedagogy. Types, methods and importance of pedagogical research. Basic characteristics and design of quantitative and qualitative research.
  • 9. Educational goals – current goals of contemporary education. Preparation an individual for social roles (education for the life of Spencer, requirements of postmodern society).
  • 10. Education as a development of basic qualities of personality. Education and training. Content of education – education and culture.
  • 11. Educator (educator, teacher, coach, teacher assistant) – his education, competencies and personality characteristics.
  • 12. Education of an individual (child, pupil, student, client, athlete). Selected research of contemporary youth.
  • 13. Forms of education (school, out-of-school, family). Education and leisure.
    required literature
  • PRŮCHA, Jan. Přehled pedagogiky : úvod do studia oboru. 4., aktualizované vydání. Praha: Portál, 2015. 270 stran. ISBN 9788026208723. info
  • JŮVA, Vladimír. Základy pedagogiky pro doplňující pedagogické studium. Brno: Paido, 2001. 118 stran. ISBN 8085931958. info
    recommended literature
  • PRŮCHA, Jan. Moderní pedagogika. Šesté, aktualizované a do. Praha: Portál, 2017. 483 stran. ISBN 9788026212287. info
  • PRŮCHA, Jan, Eliška WALTEROVÁ and Jiří MAREŠ. Pedagogický slovník. 7., aktualiz. a rozš. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2013. 395 s. ISBN 9788026204039. info
  • Pedagogická encyklopedie. Edited by Tomáš Janík - Milada Rabušicová - Jan Průcha. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2009. 935 s. ISBN 9788073675462. info
  • JŮVA, Vladimír. Úvod do pedagogiky. 3. dopl. vyd. Brno: Paido - edice pedagogické literatury, 1997. 108 s. ISBN 8085931397. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, group discussion, individual home work
Assessment methods
Active participation, preparation and presentation of the individual home work, written test, oral exam
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, autumn 2020, spring 2021, autumn 2021, spring 2022, autumn 2022, spring 2023, spring 2024.
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