Engineering Pedagogy and Didactics

Completion:examination (verbal)
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantee:Jílek Martin, Ing., DFL
Lecturer:Pavlíčková Jana, Mgr., DFL
Faculty:Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication BUT
Department:Kabinet doplňujícího pedagogického studia
Learning objectives:
  To familiarise students with introduction into education process problems, definition of the pedagogic matter and a set of the terms. To devote information on possibilities of implementation this knowledge in pedagogic practice. To inform about fundamentals of engineering courses didactic, didactic transform of science cognition into engineering courses education, educational aims of engineering courses and creative using of all didactic tools.
  Introduction into education process problems. Definition of the pedagogic matter. A set of the terms. Possibilities of implementation this knowledge in pedagogic practice. Fundamentals of engineering courses didactic. Didactic transform of science cognition into engineering courses education. Educational aims of engineering courses. Creative using of all didactic tools.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  To be interested in given problems, and to have the minimum knowledge in pedagogic problems.
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Understanding of pedagogical capabilities for the purpose of instruction of engineering courses.
Syllabus of lectures:
  1. The subject field history and general issues of the school system. Engineering pedagogy as an educational course.
  2. Education, its functions, goals, forms, components, means, and methods. Domains of pedagogy.
  3. Pedagogical research and its methods. Basic pedagogical documents, educational programmes. System of education in the Czech Republic.
  4. General didactics. Domain didactics. Secondary school pupil. Personality of a teacher.
  5. Subject field curriculum. Curriculum problematics. Environment factors.
  6. Theoretical rudiments of teaching and learning. Methods and forms of teaching. Didactical principles.
  7. Projecting and implementing teaching. Motivation. Communication.
  8. Educational goals and their implementation.
  9. Educational process discipline. Causes, discipline measures, persecution. Education results evaluation.
  10. Introductory course on special pedagogy: classification, rudimentary terminology, consultancy system.
  11. Alternative school system.
  12. Vocational courses teacher preparation.
Fundamental literature:
  • Melezinek, A.: Inženýrská pedagogika. ČVUT Praha, 1991 (in Czech)
Study literature:
  • Melezinek, A.: Inženýrská pedagogika. ČVUT Praha, 1991 (in Czech)
  • Průcha, J.: Moderní pedagogika. Portál s.r.o., Praha, 2002 (in Czech)
  • Kalhous Z., Obst O.: Školní didaktika. Portál s.r.o., Praha 2002 (in Czech)
  • Jůva V. jun. a sen.: Stručné dějiny pedagogiky (in Czech)
  • http://www.feec.vutbr.cz/UJAZ/evyuka.php.cz (in Czech)
Progress assessment:
  Tests passed during the semester.
Exam prerequisites:
  Personal presence on at least 80 % of the lectures.