SZ6076 Textbooks in the lower secondary school instruction: their selection and use

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Karolína Dundálková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Jana Kratochvílová, Ph.D.
Department of Education - Faculty of Education
Supplier department: Department of Education - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
SZ6076/01: each even Tuesday 16:00–17:50 učebna 63, K. Dundálková
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/20, only registered: 0/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
Course objectives
The course builds on students' knowledge and experience gained in the course General Didactics. The aim of the course is to prepare students for effective planning and teaching with textbooks. The course focuses on knowledge extension in the area of textbook components, qualities and principles of functioning, the reflection of current technological and methodical trends in the area of textbook design (e.g. in terms of e-textbooks), creating a repertoire of methods for the textbook instruction, and gaining an overview of current textbooks on the market. The aim of the course is also to discuss students' experience with experts from practice (e.g. methodology experts and textbook authors).
Learning outcomes
Course outcomes:
a) the student uses basic terminology of the textbook theory;
b) the student distinguishes basic textbook components and functions;
c) the student characterizes quality criteria for the selection of an appropriate textbook;
d) the student applies current textbook research and methodology findings in textbook evaluation;
e) the student applies current methodology trends in his/her lesson plans based on the textbook use.
Syllabus
  • Main topics:
  • 1) textbooks - components, current textbook research findings;
  • 2) selecting an appropriate textbook;
  • 3) planning and methods of textbook based instruction;
  • 4) methodical and electronic resources of textbooks;
  • 5) e-textbook and electronic educational programmes;
  • 6) presentations of microteaching activities with a selected textbook.
Literature
    not specified
  • Učebnice: teorie a analýzy edukačního média
  • The Cambridge handbook of multimedia learning. Edited by Richard E. Mayer. Second edition. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. xvii, 930. ISBN 9781107035201. info
  • JANKO, Tomáš. Nonverbální prvky v učebnicích zeměpisu jako nástroj didaktické transformace (Nonverbal items in geography textbooks as an instrument for didactical transformation). 1. elektron. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 142 pp. Pedagogický výzkum v teorii a praxi, Sv. 30. ISBN 978-80-210-6400-3. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210-6400-2013. Čítárna Munispace info
  • PEŠKOVÁ, Karolína. Vizuální prostředky pro výuku reálií v učebnicích němčiny (Visuals for teaching culture in German language textbooks). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 205 pp. Pedagogický výzkum v teorii a praxi, svazek 32. ISBN 978-80-210-6399-0. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210-6399-2013. Čítárna Munispace info
  • JANKO, Tomáš. Didaktický obraz ve školní výuce: žákovské hodnocení kvalit nonverbálních prvků v učebnicích (Didactic pictures in school teaching: pupils´evaluation of visuals in textbooks). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. 4 pp. Komenský, roč. 137, č. 1. ISSN 0323-0449. info
  • JANKO, Tomáš. Reprezentace obsahu: psychologická východiska a didaktické souvislosti (Representations of content: psychological foundations and didactical background). Pedagogická orientace: odborný čtvrtletník a zpravodaj české pedagogické společnosti. 2012, roč. 22, č. 3, p. 23-40. ISSN 1211-4669. URL info
  • PEŠKOVÁ, Karolína. Vizuální prostředky pro výuku reálií: výsledky analýzy učebnic němčiny (Visuals for teaching culture: an analysis of German as a second language textbooks). Pedagogická orientace. 2012, vol. 22, No 2, p. 243-265. ISSN 1211-4669. doi:10.5817/PedOr2012-2-243. URL info
  • PRŮCHA, Jan. Učebnice: Teorie a analýzy edukačního média. Brno: Paido, 1998. ISBN 80-85931-49-4. info
Teaching methods
group discussion, problem-based learning, microteaching with a selected textbook, individual field literature study, presentation, reflection, fulfilment of current tasks
Assessment methods
The course is completed by a colloquium. For completing the course it is required:
- active participation, fulfilment of current tasks of the lecturers, literature study
- own presentation of microteaching using a selected textbook
- short assignment reflecting the knowledge gained in the course (1 standard page): a) evaluation of a selected textbook or b) lesson plan based on a selected textbook
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017.
  • Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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