Course Details

Pedagogy for Engineers

Academic Year 2024/25

NZB011 course is part of 3 study plans

NPC-MI Summer Semester 1st year

NPC-SIE Summer Semester 1st year

NPC-SIV Summer Semester 1st year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



2 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Introduction to pedagogy and pedagogy for engineers and its relation to specialised didactics. Connections with other sciences. 2. Historical development changes of pedagogy. Overview of pedagogical discourses and personalities. 3. Curriculum and its importance for pedagogy. Curriculum realisation in teaching praxis. Frame educational programme. 4. Didactic principles, humanising tendencies. Teaching process and its rules. Selection and structuring of subject matter. 5. Lesson typology and structure. Phases of teaching. Types of teaching. Didactical models. 6. Teaching methods - summary and classification. Activating teaching methods. Assessing, importance, optimal choice of methods. 7. Organisational forms of teaching. Summary and classification. Description of chosen forms. Didactic aids. 8. Educational aims. Teacher's preparation for pedagogical activities. Education direction, school management. 9. Pedagogical diagnostics, pedagogical evaluation. Right creation of didactic tests and evaluation of their parameters. 10. Literature with didactic function. Educational texts, their analysis, creation and assessing, optimisation. 11. Teacher's personality of specialised subjects. The theory of teaching profession. Professiogram of a teacher of specialised subjects. 12. Anthropogenic factors of education. Traditional and alternative systems. Courses and personalities. Agreements and differences. 13. Specifics and peculiarities of teaching process in specialised subjects. Idealisation of the state of education system.