Course: Special Pedagogy

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Course title Special Pedagogy
Course code UPPV/U1059
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • KOLAŘÍKOVÁ Marta, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Special Education, the aim and subject field. The status of special education in the science system. Breakdown of Special Education. Current trends in the treatment of persons with disabilities. Basic concepts (defect, defectivity, impaired socialization, integration and inclusion). 2. Families with disabled children. Affected attitudes toward society. 3. Special-pedagogical diagnostics. 4. Tyflopaedia - terminology, classification, etiology. Psychological traits of people with visual disabilities. Assistive devices. Principles of communication. Educational and advisory institutes. 5. Psychopaedia - terminology, classification, etiology. Psychological traits of people with intellectual disabilities. Educational and advisory institutes. 6. Logopedics - terminology, classification, etiology. Communication disorder. Tools and technical resources for people with impaired communication abilities. Organization of logopedics´care. 7. Surdopaedia - terminology, classification, etiology. Psychological traits of people with hearing disabilities. Assistive devices. Principles of communication. Educational and advisory institutes. 8. Somatopaedia - terminology, classification, etiology. Psychological traits of persons with disabilities. Assistive devices. Principles of communication. Educational and advisory institutes. 9. People with specific learning difficulties - terminology, classification, etiology, reeducation, diagnostics. 10. People with combined handicaps. 11. Autism.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Presentation of seminar work, One-to-One tutorial, Internship, Interactive lecture
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 24 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The goal is to provide students with comprehensive information about discipline of special education, role in the system of sciences and current trends. Students will learn the different kinds of disabilities and disorders, families with a disabled child, the specificity of the development of people with different disabilities and their integration into the educational system, about special education, individual education programs for professional use and integration into society.
Students will have a comprehensive knowledge of the discipline of teaching special education, its position in the system of sciences and current trends. Students will have an overview of the different types of disabilities and disorders of families with a disabled person, the specificity of the development of individuals with various disabilities and their integration into the educational system in special education or individual education programs for professional career and involvement in society.
Prerequisites
excellent knowledge of psychology, pedagogy, biology

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

Completion of the course: Regular attendance at seminars, active participation in seminars, after meeting all obligations in seminars successful completion of the oral examination from the basic literature and lectures.
Recommended literature
  • Allen, E., K. a Cowdery, G. E. The Exceptional Child: Inclusion in Early Childhood Education. Stamford, USA, 2014. ISBN 978-128543237.
  • BENDOVÁ, P. a ZIKL, P. Dítě s mentálním postižením ve škole. Praha: Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3854-3.
  • KOLAŘÍKOVÁ, M. Základy speciální pedagogiky. Distanční studijní opora 1. vyd. [online]. Opava: Slezská univerzita v Opavě, 2012.
  • LECHTA, V. ed. Základy inkluzivní pedagogiky: dítě s postižením, narušením a ohrožením ve škole. Praha: Portál, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7367-679-7.
  • MICHALÍK, Jan a kol. Zdravotní postižení a pomáhající profese.. Praha, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7367-859-3.
  • MICHALOVÁ, Z. Sociální dovednosti u žáků s poruchami autistického spektra se zaměřením na ovlivnění chování. Liberec: Technická univerzita v Liberci, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7372-745-1.
  • PIPEKOVÁ, J. et al. Kapitoly ze speciální pedagogiky. 3., přeprac. a rozš. vyd. Brno: Paido, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7315-198-0.
  • POTMĚŠILOVÁ, P. et al. Speciální pedagogika nejen pro sociální pedagogy. Praha: Parta, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7320-179-1.
  • VÁGNEROVÁ, M., HADJ - MOUSSOVÁ, Z., ŠTECH, S. Psychologie handicapu. 2., přeprac. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2004. ISBN 80-7184-929-4.
  • ZIKL, P. Děti s tělesným a kombinovaným postižením ve škole. Praha: Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3856-7.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Teacher Training - shared framework (2) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer