Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / Forest Education
Course code:LSPD
Course title in language of instruction:Lesní pedagogika
Course title in Czech:Lesní pedagogika
Course title in English:Forest Education
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2; part-time, 10/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor; master
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:Ing. Jakub Drimaj (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Jiří Kamler, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Blažena Mrlinová (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites:not State Bachelor Examination or now State Bachelor Examination
Aims of the course:The course is designed to acquaint students with forest pedagogy. Students will work with established programs virtually try out working with students first grade of primary school.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to forest pedagogy (allowance 0/2)
2.Basic ability of forest teacher (allowance 0/2)
3.Programme 1. Natural communities (allowance 0/2)
4.Programme 2. Function of the forests (allowance 0/2)
5.Programme 3. Water (allowance 0/2)
6.Programme 4. Soil (allowance 0/2)
7.Programme 5. Animals (allowance 0/2)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-capacity to learn
-professional knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to determinate the main forest plant species
-Ability to identify European wood species
-The ability to identify woody species using morphological characteristics

Type of course unit:optional
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:none
Assessment methods:Credit (practical demonstration using the selected program at the elementary school - attendance list with the signatures of participating pupils, the activity in lectures).
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     practice22 h6 h
     professional educational excursion4 h4 h
     project work0 h16 h
     preparation for regular assessment22 h22 h
     preparation for regular testing22 h22 h
     preparation of presentation4 h4 h
     report from excursion, tour, practical placement4 h4 h
     writing of seminar paper6 h6 h
Total84 h84 h

Basic reading list
  • Lesní pedagogika - volnočasová aktivita pro všechny. Final thesis. MZLU v Brně, 2006.
  • PRŮCHA, J. Moderní pedagogika. Praha: Portál, 2013. 483 p. ISBN 978-80-262-0456-5.
  • Pedagogika. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita, 1999. 190 p. ISBN 80-7157-414-7.
  • Pedagogika. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita, 2002. 49 p. ISBN 80-7157-600-X.
  • KASÍKOVÁ, H. -- VALIŠOVÁ, A. Pedagogika pro učitele. Praha: Grada, 2011. 402 p. ISBN 978-80-247-3357-9.
  • VÁŽANSKÝ, M. Pedagogika volného času. Brno: Print-Typia, 2001. 175 p. ISBN 80-86384-00-4.
  • PÁVKOVÁ, J. Pedagogika volného času. Praha: Portál, 2008. 221 p. ISBN 978-80-7367-423-6.
  • KRATOCHVÍLOVÁ, E. Pedagogika voĺného času. Bratislava: Univerzita Komenského, 2004. 308 p. ISBN 80-223-1930-9.