UZPHK2205 Elements of Psychology

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Zdenka Stránská, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. BcA. Jiří Raclavský, Ph.D.
Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Fri 6. 3. 10:00–11:40 A11, Fri 17. 4. 10:00–11:40 A11
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to provide students with theoretical and practical information, knowledge and methods for teaching the basics of psychology at secondary schools.
Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course Elements of psychology
- student control procedures that can be used for the preparation of teacher responsible for teaching
- student will be able to do and justify the preparation of the lesson on a selected topic in psychology
- student will be able to apply theoretical knowledge from psychological and pedagogical disciplines for teaching psychology in secondary schools - having regard to the profile of the teaching of psychology by the types of secondary schools and their focus of study
  • 1. The position of psychology in science, psychology as one of humane science and its place in the life of human being.
  • 2. Psychological fields of knowledge and their place in society.
  • 3. Basic psychical phenomenons: psychical proceses - psychical attributes - psychical states.
  • 4. Personal psychology - contruct and structure.
  • 5. Factors and patterns of psychological development. Characteristics of some developmental period.
  • 6. Principles of interpersonal perception and self-perception: observing and self-monitoring, interview, experiment, analysis of products, sociometry and biography.
  • 7. Basic human activities: learning, game and work.
  • 8. Learning: conception, category, knowledge, skills, habits.
  • 9. Human in social relationships, socialization, social proceeding, conflict solving.
  • 10. Partnership - gender relationships,love and crush, how to choose partner, marriage and family, marriage crisis - causes and possible solvings.
  • 11. Psychological analysis of educational problems: lying, impostures,traunty, sexual deliguency, aggression, suicidal behavior, vexation.
  • 12. Addiction: forms, alcoholism, nicotin addiction, gambling, prevention, treatment.
  • 13. Life stress: prevention, coping strategies.
  • 14. Aggression, aggressive behavior: its origin, causes, manifestations, aggression among children, specific phenomenons /vexation, vandalism/, coping with aggressive behavior.
    required literature
  • VAŠUTOVÁ, Maria and Veronika JEŽKOVÁ. Didaktika psychologie : vybrané kapitoly. Vydání: první. Ostrava: Universitas Ostraviensis, 2015. 212 stran. ISBN 9788074646812. info
    recommended literature
  • KOSÍKOVÁ, Věra. Psychologie ve vzdělávání a její psychodidaktické aspekty. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2011. 265 s. ISBN 9788024724331. info
  • SOKOLOVÁ, Lenka. Didaktika psychológie. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Univerzita Komenského, 2010. 161 s. ISBN 9788022328067. info
    not specified
  • VÍZDAL, František. Didaktika psychologie. [Sv.] 1. 1. vyd. Brno: Univerzita Jana Evangelisty Purkyně, 1987. 134 s. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, consultation, homework. Students must actively participate in the lessons and discuss the current topic.
Assessment methods
Examination: Student has to elaborate written preparation for tutoring a lesson focused on chosen psychological topic, s/he has to actively speak about this topic during consultation, s/he has to submit it in written (printed) and electronic form (to insert into the information systém).
Deadlines - see teacher's information.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
General note: Informace o rozvrhu kurzu najdete zde:
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 10 hodin konzultací.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět je určen jen pro studenty s imatrikulací do jaro 2019, včetně.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2021.
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