Course details

Engineering Pedagogy and Didactics

IIPD Acad. year 2010/2011 Summer semester 5 credits

Current academic year

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.


Jílek Martin, Ing. (DFL FEEC BUT)

Language of instruction



Examination (oral)

Time span

24 hrs lectures, 28 hrs projects

Assessment points

100 exam


Cabinet of additional pedagogical studies (KDPS DFL FEEC BUT)


Pavlíčková Jana, Mgr. (DFL FEEC BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Understanding of pedagogical capabilities for the purpose of teaching of engineering courses.

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.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

To be interested in given problems, and to have the minimum knowledge in pedagogic problems.

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)
  • (in Czech)

Fundamental literature

  • Melezinek, A.: Inženýrská pedagogika. ČVUT Praha, 1991 (in Czech)

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.

Progress assessment

Tests passed during the semester.

Exam prerequisites

Personal presence on at least 80 % of the lectures.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Elective
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