PSBB002 Some causes of school failure

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Věra Pražáková (lecturer), PhDr. Zuzana Slováčková, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Věra Pražáková
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Tue 10:00–11:40 VP
Prerequisites
The course is designated for students of psychology studies with at least the basic knowledge of cognitive and developmental psychology.
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 5 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 12/5, only registered: 8/5
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The goal is to take students up with the surrounding of PPP in Brno and with work contents of specialists. Following issues will be discussed in this course: the structure of the elementary investigation (anamnesis, assessment methods), some causes of school failure (immaturity; decreased intellectual abilities; conduct disorders, attention disorders), specific study development disorders - dyslexia, dysgraphy, dysortography (definition, etiology, etc.). Program would be enriched with case studies.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to name the basic causes of school failure and explain theier specifics. They can discriminate the manifestations of immaturity, decreased intellectual abilities, attention disorders, specific study development disorders and propose some interventions.
Syllabus
  • Introduction, course plan, recommended literature
  • System of pedagogical psychological counselling in the Czech Republic and its tasks
  • The structure of basic psychological examination anamnesis, often used diagnostic methods
  • Some reasons of school disadvantage: a) school immaturity
  • lower grade of mental abilities
  • ADD, ADHD
  • Learning disabilities - dyslexia, dysgraphy, dysortography, dyscalculia
  • Every topic is illustrated by concrete diagnostic methods and case studies.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • LANGMEIER, Josef. Vývojová psychologie pro dětské lékaře. Vyd. 2., dopl. Praha: Avicenum, 1991. 284 s. info
  • Matějček, Zdeněk: Dyslexie specifické poruchy učení, H+H, 1995
  • MATĚJČEK, Zdeněk. Praxe dětského psychologického poradenství. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1991. 335 s. ISBN 8004245269. info
  • POKORNÁ, Věra. Teorie, diagnostika a náprava specifických poruch učení. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1997. 310 s. ISBN 80-7178-135-5. info
    not specified
  • BALŠÍKOVÁ, Olga and Jiří DAN. Náprava čtení a psaní. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1991. 41, 86. ISBN 8004250793. info
  • NOVÁK, Josef. Dyskalkulie :specifické poruchy počítání; metodika rozvíjení početních dovedností se souborem pracovních listů. Vyd. 1. Litomyšl: Augusta, 1997. 111 s. +. ISBN 80-86048-03-9. info
  • Novák, Josef, Kumorovitzová, Mária: Nauč mě počítat,
  • SERFONTEIN, Gordon. Potíže dětí s učením a chováním. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1999. 149 s. ISBN 80-7178-315-3. info
  • TRAIN, Alan. Specifické poruchy chování a pozornosti :jak jednat s velmi neklidnými dětmi. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1997. 164 s. ISBN 80-7178-131-2. info
  • Tymichová, Hana: Nauč mě číst a psát, SPN, Praha 1985
  • ZELINKOVÁ, Olga. Poruchy učení [Zelinková, 1994]. 1. vyd. Praha: Portál, 1994. 196 s. : i. ISBN 80-7178-038-3. info
  • BUREŠOVÁ, Jarmila. Povím vám o dyslexii. 1.vyd. Brno: Edika, 2016. 72 s. ISBN 978-80-266-0991-9.
  • POKORNÁ, Věra. Teorie, diagnostika a náprava specifických poruch učení. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1997. 310 s. ISBN 80-7178-135-5.
  • BUREŠOVÁ, Jarmila. Povíme vám o dysortografii a dysgrafii. 1.vyd. Brno: Edika, 2017. 86 s. ISBN 978-80-266-1106-6.
Teaching methods
The explanation of some causes of school failure. Illustration of topics on psychodiagnostic methods and case studies from child-counselling practice. Students will analyse case studies and will compare results of psychodiagnostic methods and discuss diagnostic conclusions and recommendations for parents and teachers.
Assessment methods
Type of the finalization will be specified by teacher at the begining of the semester. Individual activity in seminars (discussion of case studies) plus a short oral group presentation to prove comprehension of basic discussed consepts.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Jen pro 2. a 3. ročník.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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