Nature is part of human history

Degree programme objectives

* to develop occupational knowledge and skills (with an emphasis on both inanimate nature and botanical-zoological-ecological and anthropological focus) that graduates can use in practice, especially in the next follow-up master's degree program;

* Establish skills and attitudes leading to further higher education of biological and geological disciplines and lifelong STEM education;

* the ability to reflect the process of education and training in nature-oriented institutions;

* Self-reflection skill as a naturalist lecturer.

The graduate of the study program Nature Science with a focus on education is a qualified professional ready to practice as a teacher assistant who during the bachelor study gained the corresponding professional competencies that we perceive as a set of professional knowledge, skills, attitudes, experience, values and personality characteristics that are manifested in selected professional activities.

Study plans

Studies

  • Objectives

    * to develop occupational knowledge and skills (with an emphasis on both inanimate nature and botanical-zoological-ecological and anthropological focus) that graduates can use in practice, especially in the next follow-up master's degree program;

    * Establish skills and attitudes leading to further higher education of biological and geological disciplines and lifelong STEM education;

    * the ability to reflect the process of education and training in nature-oriented institutions;

    * Self-reflection skill as a naturalist lecturer.

    The graduate of the study program Nature Science with a focus on education is a qualified professional ready to practice as a teacher assistant who during the bachelor study gained the corresponding professional competencies that we perceive as a set of professional knowledge, skills, attitudes, experience, values and personality characteristics that are manifested in selected professional activities.

  • Learning Outcomes

    After successfully completing his/her studies the graduate is able to:

    • further develop professional knowledge
    • use the correct professional biological terminology
    • to create positive attitudes towards expertise
    • to generate and defend their professional decisions and to bear full responsibility for them;
    • positive self-realization, self-education, self-education and self-reflection
    • critically think about the use of pedagogical and psychological knowledge in practice as a pedagogue assistant or other pedagogical worker, read common pedagogical and psychological texts for educators and creatively understand them.
    • can work in classes under their leadership, or in tandem with the teacher. After consulting the teacher, it sets educational goals and methods, plans, implements and reflects the teaching and activity sequences
    • He uses his knowledge and skills to communicate with pupils, parents and teachers in practice.
    • can better justify and evaluate their arguments, naming their emotions and their connection with the action or critically viewing their own attitudes towards education
    • uses basic methods and tools of pedagogical diagnostics in practice and thus obtains data available for individual pupil / client support
    • formulates arguments from the theory and practice of his own education concept that he would like to apply in his future profession
    • explains the basic principles of inclusive and special education
    • orientates in the basic concepts of developmental and social psychology. He has an overview of the dynamics of the developmental and social-psychological aspects of pupil life in the classroom
  • Occupational Profiles of Graduates

    The graduate has a basic vocational education with an initial natural-science component and is ready to undertake a bachelor's degree or a follow-up master's study in the field of Natural Sciences. Under Section 20 of Act No. 563/2004 Coll., on Pedagogical Workers as amended, the graduate can work as an assistant teacher, an instructor in leisure time centers, as a teacher in youth homes, a teacher in cohorts, in various civic associations engaged in pedagogical activities.

  • Regulated Professions
    • Teacher´s assistant
  • Practical Training

    Practice forms a coherent system of successive subjects. Bachelor's degree programs are assistant practice - tutoring 1 (2 credits), assistant practice - tutoring 2 (2 credits); Assistant Practice - Assistant Teacher 1 (2 credits), Assistant Practice - Assistant Teacher 2 (2 credits), Assistant Practice - Assistant Teacher 3 (2 credits). The student enrolls in the third, fourth and fifth semester of study. In the third and fourth semesters the following courses are connected with self-study preparation for the profession 1 (2 credits) and self-study preparation for the profession 2 (2 credits), in which the students of the assistant practice reflect. The aim of assistive practice is to acquire the necessary skills in the individual work with the pupil outside the process of teaching (tutoring at school or in the families of children) and on the other hand when working with a class teacher during the classroom. The aim of the related subjects is to share and reflect the experience of the practice.

  • Goals of Theses

    The standard bachelor's thesis range from 72,000 to 90,000 characters, including footnotes, cover sheet, content, index, list of literature and annotations. The bachelor thesis has the character of independent research. Students work in the field or in the lab, and in terms of the overview of the topic, students can work with already published texts and data available to analyze the issue. They should demonstrate the ability to critically work with expert texts, process the concepts and theories found in them, and find relevant answers to the given question. Instructions for state final exams and elaboration of the bachelor's / diploma thesis are regulated by Dean's Decree No. 1/2010, effective from December 1, 2014 On state final examinations for students of the Faculty of Education of Masaryk University.

    The final work of the student demonstrates the ability to apply the knowledge and skills acquired during the course of study in working on a specific professional-pedagogical problem. The type of final thesis corresponds to the content and level of the given degree of study. The student chooses from the following types of works: a) theoretical-applied, b) theoretical-empirical (research), c) theoretical. The types of work and recommendations for their implementation are further guided by the APA manual. The length of the final thesis ranges from 117,000 to 200,000 characters, including

    gaps, i.e. 65-80 standard pages.

    The standards for the implementation of the final theses at different departments are in accordance with the Dean's Instructions No. 1/2015 on implementation of the final work (Bachelor's, Master’s, post-graduate non-PhD and final works for Life-long Education) in the version effective from 1.11.2015.

    The thesis follows the following goals based on the profile of the graduate of the Faculty of Education of MU. Students:

    demonstrate an awareness of the current issues of their field of study, they can clearly and comprehensibly define the topic of the final thesis and its objectives, describe the initial state of knowledge and propose appropriate methods of achieving their stated goals;

    work with appropriate primary and secondary sources of information, cite them according to a valid standard (APA) and in accordance with the ethics of academic work;

    through the creation of their own text they demonstrate stylistic competence, and the ability to create an academic text;

    demonstrate the ability to ask questions and solve problems, to formulate new ideas and conclusions that bring at least some new knowledge about the phenomenon being studied, or enrich the methodological (in the area of research) or methodical (in the area of education) procedures in relation to clearly defined target groups (pupils at primary and secondary school, groups with specific educational needs, etc.).

  • Access to Further Studies

    A graduate of a Bachelor's degree program may, after fulfilling the conditions of admission, continue in any follow-up Master's study at the Faculty of Education.

  • Additional Information

Basic information

Abbreviation
B-PR3S
Type
Bachelor's degree programme
Profile
academic
Degree
Bc.
Length of studies
3 years
Language of instruction
Czech Czech

238
number of active students
12
number of theses/dissertations

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