Some topics in mathematics education - OKNM3M034B
Title: Obecné otázky didaktiky matematiky
Guaranteed by: Katedra matematiky a didaktiky matematiky (41-KMDM)
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/1, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / 25 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: prof. RNDr. Naďa Vondrová, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): prof. RNDr. Jarmila Novotná, CSc.
Pre-requisite : OKNM3M012A
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Annotation -
The goal of the course is to provide deeper insight into selected processes important in the teaching of mathematics (see specific topics in the syllabus).
Last update: Novotná Jarmila, prof. RNDr., CSc. (12.07.2022)
Aim of the course -

The goal of the course is to acquaint students with some up-to-date research results of the members of the department or of visiting professors and guests of the department (e.g. within the ERASMUS exchange programme).

Last update: Novotná Jarmila, prof. RNDr., CSc. (12.07.2022)
Descriptors - Czech

K předmětu jsou materiály k dispozici v kurzu v LMS Moodle s názvem Obecné otázky didaktiky matematiky (

Celková časová zátěž studenta 60 h

Přímá výuka: 6 h

Příprava na výuku (samostudium literatury, práce se studjními materiály, průběžné úkoly): 30 h

Příprava na zápočet 24 h


Last update: Novotná Jarmila, prof. RNDr., CSc. (06.10.2023)
Literature -

According to the teacher and his/her choice of research.

Last update: Novotná Jarmila, prof. RNDr., CSc. (12.07.2022)
Teaching methods -

Seminars, work in schools

Last update: Novotná Jarmila, prof. RNDr., CSc. (12.07.2022)
Requirements to the exam -

description of Written seminar work (submitted in an electronic form). It can be of different nature, e.g.

Description of the author's school experience and its analysis

Critical reaction to one of our discussions where colleagues' different views are presented and analyzed

Lesson plan for a thematic unit with a didactical commentary, etc. The final choice will be agreed upon by the student the teacher. 

Last update: Novotná Jarmila, prof. RNDr., CSc. (12.07.2022)
Syllabus -

The syallus consists of any of the following topics. It will be specified at the beginning of the course in coopeation with students.

1.    How can a parent (teacher) develop him/herself in the area of education of children and youth.

2.    The goals of teaching mathematics at different levels of school.

3.    Motivation of pupils of different ages, of the teacher.

4.    The process of discovering knowledge and relations. How to lead a class towards the discovery of a generic model, towards abstract knowledge.

5.    Differentiation, individualisation, pupils with special needs, talented pupils.

6.    Communication and interaction teacher - pupil, teacher - class, pupil - pupil, pupil - class.

7.    Assessment, classification and diagnosis of a a pupil.

8.    Instructive, transmission and constructivist educational style of a teacher.

9.    Analysis of thinking processes of a pupil based on his/her written solution.

10. Analysis of class work on the basis of a video-recording.

Last update: Novotná Jarmila, prof. RNDr., CSc. (12.07.2022)