PG44B61 The Theory of Experiential Reflective Learning

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
10/14/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Karla Brücknerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Petr Novotný, Ph.D.
Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Karla Brücknerová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
The course attempts to map through the various experts theoretical mycelium experiential reflective learning as one of the many components of personality and social development approaches to bring together into a meaningful whole. The essential idea of course is that it is only based on good theory can build good practice and that the application is a prerequisite for understanding.
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
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Course objectives
At the end of the course is student able to: explain and compare various theories in the field of pedagogy, psychology, sociology and philosophy, who have significantly contributed to shaping the concept of experiential reflective learning (J. Dewey, K. Lewin, D. Kolb,A. Brockbank, D. Sugerman, J. Moon, D. Schön etc.); use this theoretical framework of experiential reflective learning to reflect on practice.
  • • Experience + Reflection = Social personality development? The truth and the myths in the reflective experiential learning. (lector: Jan Kolář/Jan Nehyba) • Humanistic approach and its role in the reflective experiential learning (Rogers; encounter groups; Csikszentmihalyi) (lector: O. Tegze) • Pragmatic pedagogy and psychology as the basis of the reflective experiential learning (Mead, Dewey) (lector: R. Šíp) • Constructivism - the principles of thinking, learning and experience (lector: Z. Macek) • D. Kolb´s Experiential learning and D. Schön´s reflective practice and their importance for the reflective experiential learning (lector: J. Kolář) • Current sources of the reflective experiential learning (Mezirow, Boud, McGill, Broackbank, Priest, Gass, Nadler, Moon) (lector: J. Nehyba) • K. Lewin and his sense for the reflective experiential learning – action research, group dynamics, T–groups (lector: V. Bareš)
  • HROCH, Jaroslav, Radim ŠÍP, Roman MADZIA and Ondřej FUNDA. Pragmatismus a dekonstrukce v anglo-americké filozofii (Pragmatism and Deconstruction in the Anglo-American Philosophy). 1. vyd. Brno: Paido, 2010. 328 pp. sv. 315. ISBN 978-80-7315-205-5. info
  • DEWEY, John. How we think. Champaign, IL: Book Jungle, 2007. vi, 224. ISBN 1594627541. info
  • Adult education and lifelong learning : theory and practice. Edited by Peter Jarvis. 3rd ed. London: RoutledgeFalmer, 2004. xvii, 382. ISBN 9780415314930. info
  • ARGYRIS, Chris and Donald A. SCHÖN. Organizational learning. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1996. xxix, 305. ISBN 0201629836. info
  • SCHÖN, Donald A. Educating the reflective practitioner. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1987. xvii, 355. ISBN 1555422209. info
  • KOLB, David A. Experiential Learning: Experience as the Source of Learning and Development. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1984. info
  • DEWEY, John. Demokracie a výchova. V Praze: Jan Laichter, 1932. info
  • DEWEY, John. Rekonstrukce ve filosofii : autorisovaný překlad s dodatky o pragmatismu [2371]. Praha: Sfinx Bohumil Janda, 1929. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, group discussion, individual home work
Assessment methods
Active participation is required, as well written examination.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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