Course details

Educational Psychology

IPSO Acad. year 2019/2020 Summer semester 5 credits

Course represents introduction to psychological studies. It is focused on methodology of psychology, Personality psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive and general psychology, pedagogical psychology and neurophysiological basis of human brain. Psychological testing, discussion above case studies are involved.


Jílek Martin, Ing. (DFL FEEC BUT)

Language of instruction



Examination (oral)

Time span

52 hrs lectures

Assessment points

100 exam


Cabinet of additional pedagogical studies (KDPS DFL FEEC BUT)


Fiľová Petra, Mgr. (DFL FEEC BUT)
Jílek Martin, Ing. (DFL FEEC BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Students define basic psychological terms, subjects of study of psychological subdisciplines. Students define all cognitive processes and states. Students explain psychological mechanisms of Freudian model of Personality, behavioristic model of personality and humanistic Rogerian model of Self. In aplication of case studies students interpret unappropriate behavior of young adolescent students in adecvate psychological terms and formulate suitable pedagogical intervention with major psychological profit of student.

Learning objectives

The course provides students basic orientation in terminology of psychology and main psychological concepts. It should help them with forming of psychological insight to a problem that they will be able to use in their pedagogical praxis as well as in personal life.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Interest in the subject.

Study literature

Fundamental literature

  • Čáp, J., Mareš, J.: Psychologie pro učitele. Praha, Portál, 2001 (in Czech).
  • Fontana, D.: Psychologie ve školní praxi. Příručka pro učitele. Praha, Portál, 1997 (in Czech).
  • Hartl, P., Hartlová, H.: Psychologický slovník. Praha, Portál, 2000 (in Czech).

Syllabus of lectures

I. Systems of psychology.
II. Social psychology and psychology of communication.
III. Developmental psychology
IV. Personality psychology
V. Cognitive psychology
VI. Pedagogical and school psychology

Controlled instruction

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Final test and oral examination.


Monlecturelectures T8/030 10:0013:50 2BIA 2BIB 3BIT xx Fiľová

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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