PAMK010 Didactics of Adult Education

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
10/8/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Miroslava Dvořáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Milada Rabušicová, Dr. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Klára Harvánková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Milada Rabušicová, Dr.
Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Kateřina Zelená
Supplier department: Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/25, only registered: 0/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students will achieve knowledge of basements of andragogy and of principles of adults learning generally. They will understand learning program development in adult education and the cycle from training needs analysis to effectiveness evaluation. Students will be able to plan a learning project and use acquired knowledge and competences. Special attention will be focused on the personality of lecturer, learning styles of aduls and in-company education. Students will have the opportunity to discuss with other students and lecturers at seminars and via e-learning forum.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to: - analyse educational needs - set learning goals - plan an educational course in all its phases - apply selected techniques to adult education - describe the specifics of adult education - describe the basic factors of the didactic process
  • 1. Didactics of adult education – disciplinary framework, characteristics.
  • 2. Adult education today and its context.
  • 3. Specifics of adult education.
  • 4. Learning styles of adults, motivation and barriers. Individual learner approach.
  • 5. Transfer to life and work situations. Reflexive practice.
  • 6. Development of a course, module, lesson. Structure, objectives, processes.
  • 7. Learner's impact on adult education content and processes (training needs analysis, expectations, evaluation etc.).
  • 8. Planning and realization - methods, forms, didactic process and principles.
  • 9. The role and personality of lecturer.
  • 10. In-company training systems.
    recommended literature
  • MUŽÍK, Jaroslav. Andragogická didaktika. Vyd. 1. Praha: CODEX Bohemia, 1998. 271 s. ISBN 80-85963-52-3.
  • LANGER, Tomáš. Moderní lektor: průvodce úspěšného vzdělavatele dospělých. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2016. ISBN 978-80-271-0093-4.
    not specified
  • PALÁN, Zdeněk. Vzdělávání dospělých a Evropa. Edited by Ladislav Rýznar. Vyd. 1. Hradec Králové: Gaudeamus, 2000. 127 s. ISBN 8070418796.
  • VODÁK, Jozef a Alžbeta KUCHARČÍKOVÁ. Efektivní vzdělávání zaměstnanců. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2007. 205 s. ISBN 9788024719047.
  • PALÁN, Zdeněk. Základy andragogiky. Praha: Vysoká škola J.A. Komenského, 2003. 199 s. ISBN 8086723038.
  • MUŽÍK, Jaroslav. Profesní vzdělávání dospělých. Vyd. 1. Praha: CODEX Bohemia, 1999. 200 s. ISBN 80-85963-93-0.
  • HRONÍK, F. Rozvoj a vzdělávání pracovníků. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2007. 233 s. ISBN 978-80-247-1457-8.
  • Vzdělávání a rozvoj manažerů. Edited by Joseph Prokopenko - Milan Kubr, Translated by Stanislav Jurnečka - St. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 1996. 631 s. ISBN 8071692506.
  • PLAMÍNEK, Jiří. Vzdělávání dospělých : průvodce pro lektory, účastníky a zadavatele. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2010. 318 s.
Teaching methods
lectures, seminars, discussion
Assessment methods
final group project, attendance 80%, final written test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2021, recent)
  • Permalink: