XS080 Special pedagogy

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Pavla Pitnerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Marie Vítková, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Marie Vítková, CSc.
Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: PhDr. Mgr. Ilona Fialová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Thu 14:00–15:50 G2,02003
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 42 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 40/42, only registered: 0/42, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/42
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 22 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
After successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
a) define a children with special educational needs;
b) identify the individual needs of pupils;
c) use the sklills of disability in its educational practice;
d) choose methods of working and learning style for children with special educational needs;
e) evaluate the effectiveness of education of pupils.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to:
• to explain and to reflect the principles of inclusive education at the level of culture, politics and practice of the school in their educational and educational activities;
• can critically reflect on its own attitude towards inclusive education and its own ability to create an inclusive classroom environment;
• Be able to organize, effectively communicate and lead the work of a multidisciplinary team;
• in collaboration with parents, pupil and counseling facility, can develop an individual educational plan, a pedagogical support plan;
• will be familiar with the basic methods and forms of work with the heterogeneous group (adaptation of ways of mediating the curriculum, teaching materials, organizational forms of work, class organization, evaluation, etc.) and will be able to use them appropriately in teaching;
• can modify learning materials and activities with respect to pupils' needs;
• will know the standard compensatory aids, special teaching aids and support or replacement communication systems for pupils with SEN.
  • The current concept of special education, a system of care for the peoples with disabilities. The possibility of integration of children with special educational needs, legislation.
  • Basic terminology, categories, methods of diagnosis and the special pedagogy. Etiology, classification of individual disabilities, the possibility of education. Barriers for education of pupils with special educational needs.
  • The integrated educational-psychological advisory system, education of pupils with disability.
    required literature
  • BARTOŇOVÁ, Miroslava and Pavla PITNEROVÁ. Strategie vzdělávání žáků se speciálními vzdělávacími potřebami na střední škole. První vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. viii, 221. ISBN 9788021060012. info
    recommended literature
  • HÁJKOVÁ, Vanda a Iva STRNADOVÁ. Inkluzivní vzdělávání: [teorie a praxe]. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2010, 216 s. ISBN 978-802-4730-707.
  • LECHTA, V. (ed.). Základy inkluzivní pedagogiky. Vydání první. Praha: Portál, s.r.o., 2010. ISBN 978-80-7367-679-7.
    not specified
  • RENOTIÉROVÁ, M., LUDÍKOVÁ, L. a kol. Speciální pedagogika. Olomouc: UP, 2003. ISBN 80-244-0646-2.
  • MÜLLER, O. a kol. Dítě se speciálními vzdělávacími potřebami v běžné škole. Olomouc: UP, 2001. 288 s. ISBN 80-244-0231-9.
  • VALENTA, M. Přehled speciální pedagogiky a školská integrace. Olomouc: UP, 2003. ISBN 80-244-0698-5.
Teaching methods
Seminar, discussion, practical examples, video, literature reading.
Assessment methods
Final project - essay. Tasks will be specified by teachers.
Final written test consists of   open questions and closed questions. To pass you need to score at least 65%.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
On-line study materials: Special Education:
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2000, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2019, recent)
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