Course syllabus EVPA - Environmental Education (ILE - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: EVPA
Course title in language of instruction: Environmentální výchova
Course title in Czech: Environmental Education
Course title in English: Environmental Education
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 1/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/10 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: to study at faculty ICV
Aims of the course:
To acquaint students with current approaches to environmental education, training and public awareness (CEPA), to inform them of the status of EE in the RVP / SVP, bring teaching materials and specific teaching Fundamentals of environmental management, respectively. learning objects of type Environmental Practice
Course contents:
1.Czech ekopedagogy development, various concepts and directions CEPA, target and means of environmental education, the current legal establishment EEA CR, ethical considerations of environmental education (allowance 2/2)
2.The methodological foundations of the specifics of teaching ecology, Environmental and Sustainable Development (allowance 2/2)
3.Key competences and didactic recommendations for environmental education; (allowance 2/2)
4.Teaching Project, (eco) game and worksheets as a means of CEPA; (allowance 2/2)
5.Communicative competence and skills to solve problems in EE, Ecology and Environmental textbooks, resource information and teaching aids, evaluation and self-evaluation in environmental education; (allowance 2/2)
6.Right to information about the environment, Local Agenda 21, the role of NGOs in environmental awareness; (allowance 2/2)
7.The role of school coordinator of EEA, training of teachers in EE, cross-cutting theme of environmental education in secondary schools for the FEP, the status of environmental education in school curriculum, opportunities and ways to apply the teaching of environmental education in elementary and secondary schools. (allowance 2/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-Ability to speak and write in mother tongue
-Ability to work independently
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information
-Work in team

Specific competences:
-Pedagogical: supports the development of individual students´ qualities
-Special: protecting the environment
-Special: solve environmental problems focused on specific ecological situation

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture14 h0 h
     practice14 h0 h
     consultation0 h10 h
     preparation for regular assessment0 h14 h
     preparation for regular testing14 h14 h
     preparation of presentation10 h14 h
     elaboration and execution of projects12 h0 h
     writing of seminar paper20 h32 h
Total84 h84 h
Assessment methods:
credit - Individual essay in the range of 5 pages and its public presentation.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQGORE, A.Země na misce vah: Ekologie a lidský duchPrahaArgo200080-7203-310-7
RQJENÍKOVÁ, K. -- JENÍK, J.Globální oteplování: [úvod do studia změn klimatu a prostředí]PrahaAcademia199880-200-0636-2
RQNebezpečí oteplování Země: Zpráva GreenpeacePrahaAcademia199280-200-0452-1


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