ISKED02 Psychology of education

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
RNDr. Michal Černý (lecturer)
Mgr. Pavlína Mazáčová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Čeněk Šašinka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Alžběta Šašinková (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Krůčková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D.
Department of Information and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Alice Lukavská
Supplier department: Department of Information and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Tue 16:00–17:40 D51
Prerequisites (in Czech)
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 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/20, only registered: 0/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to prepare students for the performance of teachers of vocational subjects in the psychological part of the competence framework. The course uses the interdisciplinary focus of teachers - from psychologists, through theoretical teachers to practitioners with rich educational practice. It combines the theoretical and practical component of education.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course the student:
is familiar with the basic topics and problems of educational psychology focused on the educational environment;
can analyze and solve common school cases;
has a good overview of the available literature on the topic, which he actively uses;
masters the psychological aspects of normal pedagogical communication in the classroom;
understands and reflects the basic psychological dimension of teaching in formal and non-formal learning environments;
reflects the psychodidactic component of the educational process.
  • Topics covered in the course:
  • General psychology, methods, research, topics
  • Personality psychology - motivation, heredity, structure and components of personality, personality dynamics, self
  • Developmental psychology and cognitive factors - development of intelligence, development of speech, creativity, ability to learn.
  • Selected topics from educational psychology: learning style, learning methods, evaluation and evaluation tools
  • Social interaction at school, classroom climate, social perception and classroom management
  • Teacher's personality, teacher's self-evaluation
  • Professional skills of a teacher, burdens of the teaching profession, burnout syndrome
  • Interaction pedagogue - pupil, pedagogue - parent, parent - pupil
  • Resolving class conflicts, preventing pathogens
  • Psychology in the cyber environment, psychology on social networks
  • Computer games and computer addictions
  • Basic pedagogical diagnostic methods, methods of pedagogical-psychological research
  • School psychologist, pedagogical-psychological counseling
  • The most common pedagogical-psychological problems and methods of their solution
  • Verbal and nonverbal communication
    required literature
  • ČERNÝ, Michal. Pedagogicko-psychologické otázky online vzdělávání (Pedagogical-psychological issues of online education). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2018. 130 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-8925-9. info
  • MAREŠ, Jiří. Pedagogická psychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2013. 702 s. ISBN 9788026201748. info
    not specified
  • PUGNEROVÁ, Michaela. Psychologie : pro studenty pedagogických oborů. Vydání 1. Praha: Grada, 2019. 276 stran. ISBN 9788027105328. info
  • ROLLNICK, Stephen and Hana ANTONÍNOVÁ. Motivační rozhovory ve škole. Vydání první. Praha: Portál, 2017. 183 stran. ISBN 9788026212744. info
  • KUSÁK, Pavel and Pavel DAŘÍLEK. Pedagogická psychologie. 2. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2001. 150 s. ISBN 8024402939. info
  • DAŘÍLEK, Pavel and Pavel KUSÁK. Pedagogická psychologie. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého, 1998. 234 s. ISBN 8070678372. info
  • LAZAROVÁ, Bohumíra and Miroslava ČAPKOVÁ. Ke spolupráci školy s pedagogicko-psychologickou poradnou a rodiči při řešení výchovných a výukových problémů (On school/psychological and educational counselling centres/parents collaboration in solving educationals problems). In Výchovný poradce v současné škole. 1997th ed. Brno: PPP Brno, 1997. p. 22-25. info
  • Pedagogická psychologie. Edited by František Jiránek. Vyd. 1. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 1997. 164 s. ISBN 807194081X. info
  • ČÁP, Jan. Pedagogická psychologie [Čáp, 1963]. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1963. 332 s. info
Teaching methods
Students work with an interactive curriculum, develop assignments and reflection on reading. During the semester, they attend teaching meetings on selected problems and cases from pedagogical practice. At the end of the semester, they defend a small project in reflection and take a test.
Assessment methods
Continuous tasks, solved model situations and case studies, test, project.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
General note: Předmět je určen pouze pro studenty CŽV..
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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