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Course syllabus BSPP90113 - Creativity in Contemporary Education (FPS - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Creativity in Contemporary Education
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
12 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester: 2
Level of study: 3.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assessment methods:
25 points written test in regular assessment
25 points written esseay in regular assessment
50 points written / oral exam
TOTAL 100 bodov

Grades are awarded as follows:
A = 94 – 100 points= 1
B = 86 – 93 points= 1.5
C = 76 – 85 points= 2
D = 66 – 75 points= 2.5
E = 56 – 65 points= 3
FX = 0 – 55 points= 4
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To provide theoretical knowledge about current trends of creativity in education in Slovakia and abroad, to inform about creativization concept, its application and up-to-date approaches to education in Slovak and abroad, to provide newest stratedies for creativity development in european education conditions, their implementation into and out of school systems.
Course contents:
1. The importance of creativity in human life and especially in the work of an educator - teacher, educator, parent.
2. Contemporary psychology of creativity - general characteristics and understanding of the subject, current issues, problems and tasks.
3. Research in the field of creative education - quantitative and qualitative, research methods.
4. Personality of creative teacher, educator, parent.
5. Research of the effectiveness of creative education in Slovakia and abroad.
6. Possibilities of improving teacher's creativity - teaching strategies.
7. Concepts of creative education in the world and in Europe.
8. The theory of creative-humanistic education and its application in educational practice in Slovakia.
9. Methods of identification and development of creativity in education: methods with divergent thinking, heuristic methods.
10. Verifying the effectiveness of cretive education programs in Slovakia and abroad- review of programmes, research.
Recommended or required reading:
SZOBIOVÁ, E. Creativity - unravelling the mystery. Prague: Wolters Kluwer, sro. , 2014. 296 p. ISBN 978-80-7478-564-1.
CROPLEY, A J. Creativity in Education and Learning: a guide for teachers and educators. London: Kogan Page, 2001.
The Cambridge handbook of creativity. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 489 p. Cambridge handbooks in psychology. ISBN 978-0-521-73025-9.
SZOBIOVÁ, E. Tvorivosť - poznávanie tajomstiev. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2016. 386 p. ISBN 978-80-7380-613-2.
KERR, B. Giftedness, Creativity and Talent. California: SAGE Publications, Inc, 2009.
SZOBIOVÁ, E. -- FICHNOVÁ, K. Rozvíjení tvořivosti a klíčových dovedností dětí. Praha: Portál, 2014.
JURČOVÁ, M. Tvorivosť v každodennom živote a vo výskume. Bratislava: Iris, 2009.
FASKO, J. Education and Creativity. 2000-2001, vol.13, 3&4, p. 317-327. LLC: Creativity research Journal, 2001.
LOKŠA, J. -- LOKŠOVÁ, I. Tvořivé vyučování. Praha: Grada, 2011.
SAWYER, R K. Structure and Improvisation in Creative Teaching. Cambridge: University Press, 2011.
ZELINA, M. Psychedukácia. Dubnica nad Váhom: Dubnický technologický inštitút, VŠ DTI, 2018.
URBAN, K. Kreativität. Herausforderung fur Schule, Wissenschaft und Gesselschaft. Mϋnster: LIT Verlag, 2004.

Language of instruction: Slovak
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 7

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Name of lecturer(s):
doc. PhDr. Eva Szobiová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification:
24. 7. 2019

Last modification made by Mgr. Lenka Sekretárová on 07/24/2019.

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