CURRICULUM CONTENT IN THE SCHOOL SUBJECT TECHNOLOGY FROM THE TEACHERS` POINT OF VIEW
Alena HAŠKOVÁ, Silvia MANDUĽÁKOVÁ
JTIE 2017, 9(2):5-16 | 10.5507/jtie.2017.006
In the period of the years 2008 – 2013 a curricular reform was introduced into the 6th – 9th grades of primary schools in Slovakia. Consequently in 2013 – 2015 various aspects of the reform impact on technology education were assessed within a national project “Analysis of the curricular reform impact on technical education at lower level of secondary education”. A need for a deeper analysis of some from the qualitative aspects of the research provoked into carrying further research surveys based on personal inquiries of teachers with a longer practice in teaching the school subject Technology. One of the researches was...
DIDACTIC TRANSFORMATION FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND TEACHER TRAINING
Jiří KROPÁČ, Jitka PLISCHKE, Štefan CHUDÝ, Jiří KROPÁČ
JTIE 2017, 9(2):17-30 | 10.5507/jtie.2017.009
The aim of the text is to update and complete the issues of didactic transformation in education from aspects oriented on teacher training mainly focused on generally oriented technical education. The introduction is aimed on the reflection of the pedagogical theories which are applied in the technical education in primary school. One of the parts of the text presents new approaches in the didactics for technical education and terminological matters, after that the text discusses the actual incentives for the description of the content educational transformation. The text also presents the results of the research survey focused on the opinions of the...
HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY AND HANDICRAFT EDUCATION IN THE AREA OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC IN 18th AND 19th CENTURY
JTIE 2017, 9(2):31-47 | 10.5507/jtie.2017.008
Technical and handicraft education has a long tradition in the area of the Czech Republic. The crafts which were typically passed from father to son was being replaced by organized school education. We focused on teaching of children from 6 to 13 years of age during inquiry activities while we employed methods which are typical for historical research. Mainly the archival sources were searched and researched. Additionally, theoretical methods were employed. Via the inquiry, we managed to trace two streams which difference lies in their concept. The first one might be characterized as an attempt to introduce handicrafts into schools in order to create...
PERSPECTIVES OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT FOR STUDENTS WITH MILD MENTAL DISABILITIES
JTIE 2017, 9(2):48-60 | 10.5507/jtie.2017.010
This paper deals with possible perspectives for the educational area Man and the World of Work, resulting from the gradual introduction of common education. Some of them were described by means of the content analysis and subsequent comparison of the Framework Education Programme for Elementary Education (2016), other information sources and the already expired Annex modifying the education of pupils with mild mental disabilities (2005). For the purposes of exploratory survey the quantitative approach was used, whereby it was found that the inclusive education affects amount of the time allocation for the educational area Man and the World of Work.
LANGUAGE CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION IN THE POLYTECHNICAL EDUCATION: THE CASE STUDY
Lenka HRUŠKOVÁ, Ivana BEČVÁŘOVÁ
JTIE 2017, 9(2):61-73 | 10.5507/jtie.2017.004
The authors discuss the relationship between the ongoing transformation of technical education towards the knowledge society and the challenges that this transformation creates in association with the curriculum at a specific secondary vocational school. They present this development within the context of the specific secondary vocational school through a case study of language teaching. The case study is based on specific curricular documents and it clarifies basic concepts of the modernization of teaching process. In the same time shows innovations of principles of language teaching in the secondary sphere.
NANOTECHNOLOGY AS A NEW PERSPECTIVE FOR MODERNIZATION OF TECHNICAL SUBJECTS CURRICULA AT PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
JTIE 2017, 9(2):74-79 | 10.5507/jtie.2017.007
Nanotechnologies are currently considered to be promising and dynamically advancing scientific and technical trend, offering opportunities to improve the properties of traditional materials, or create entirely new ones. The paper will focus on the presentation of opportunities to link the issues of nanotechnology to existing curricula of technical subjects at primary and secondary schools in Slovakia with allocating of the appropriate subject areas and themes that can be upgraded by incorporating nanotechnology issues. We also provide the analysis of the materials, methodology and staff requirements for the implementation of nanotechnology into technical...
PREPARING TEACHERS TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND INFORMATION ON THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION IN OLOMOUC
JTIE 2017, 9(2):80-87 | 10.5507/jtie.2017.005
The paper deals with the changes in teacher training in technical disciplines involved and implementing the teaching at primary or secondary schools. Study upper secondary school teacher training in technical and information education in full-time or combined full-time and distance learning aims to allow both to satisfy nationwide demand for the study of technically and technologically-oriented disciplines and at the same time indirectly to bring the "spirit" of technology into the school educational programmes thanks to the approbation of the graduates - teachers. Presented the paper with regard to the above deals with, firstly identifying the appropriate...