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Leisure Activities and Education of Elder Adults in Retirement Homes
Kratochvílová, Hana ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Kopecký, Martin (referee)
This bachelor thesis focuses on leisure activities and education of elderly people in retirement homes. The aim of this work is to determine which leisure activities and educational opportunities are available to clients in these facilities. First, I present the theoretical definition of the term activation and its potential impact on the lives of older people. Leisure time is defined in this thesis and the most common types of leisure activities of older people are listed. These are described and set in the environment of homes for the elderly. Furthermore, I focus on the education of this target group, its importance and specifics, and also the possibilities of educating the facility's clients are listed. The thesis also deals with the way their coming to these facilities affects them. Qualitative empirical research takes the form of semi-structured interviews with activation workers. The aim of the survey is to identify the possibilities of activation in selected homes for the elderly in Prague with regard to their potential impact on the adaptation and quality of life of clients. Among other things, the results show that activation programs are considered an important factor in the adaptation of clients, and can have a positive impact on their quality of life. Attention is paid to local and...
The Use of Information and Communication Technologies by the Elderly People
Pelikánová, Denisa ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Vojtko, Tibor (referee)
The bachelor thesis focuses on elderly people as participants of education and their usage of the information and communication technology (hereinafter referred to as ICT). The aim of this work is to analyze the frequency and reasons for using ICT by a specific group of elderly people. The thesis is divided into four chapters. First, the main concepts of age, aging, and changes in aging will be reflected. Attention will also be paid to the demographic development of elderly people. Furthermore, the work focuses on the concept of the information society, the digital divide, and digital literacy. The third chapter deals with the digital literacy of elderly people, motivation, and barriers in the usage of ICT and specific reasons for usage ICT by elderly people. The last chapter focuses on an empirical survey which analyzes the frequency and reasons for the usage of ICT by the participants of education. Klíčová slova v angličtině: digital literacy, digital divide, ICT, information society, elderly people, old age
Support of Intergenerational Dialogue and Cultural Older Adults´ Participation as Tools of Transfering and Sharing Cultural Values at Local and Regional Levels
Bargel, Robert ; Bednářová, Hana ; Černá Lucie ; Gregoriniová, Jindřiška ; Lössl, Jiří ; Klementová, Kateřina ; Perlín, Radim ; Novák, Jaroslav ; Zborníková, Andrea ; Kocianová, Renata ; Baumgartner, František ; Kopecký, Martin ; Richter, Eva ; Šerák, Michal ; Národní informační a poradenské středisko pro kuluturu NIPOS ; Katedra andragogiky a personálního řízení FF UK
The fundamental goal of the project presented is to encourage older people’s cultural participation and the associated positive intergenerational impact of cultural events and activities at the local and regional levels. The project’s implementation will provide public administration with comprehensive guidelines for systematic encouragement of intergenerational transfer and sharing of cultural values through cultural dialogue at the local and regional levels. In that way, public policies in the area can significantly contribute to intergenerational cohabitation. The project enhances understanding of a character of the mechanisms of intergenerational dialogue that is connected with learning and cultural transmission in the contexts of local and regional cultural events and initiatives. It shows the possibilities and indentify the competences (of public administration sector), that need to be strengthened if we want to improve the mechanisms of dialogue. The practical goal of the project is to offer the set of recommendations how to support the process of intergenerational dialogue and create the space for its functions in the public space of the municipalities and regions.
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Key Ideas of Tomáš Trnka's Concept of Popular Education
Kazimourová, Veronika ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Kopecký, Martin (referee)
This thesis deals with the key ideas of the popular education concept of Professor Tomáš Trnka, who is considered to be a leading theorist of popular education in the interwar Czechoslovakia, and who has significant merits in the gradual constitution of andragogy as an independent scientific discipline. The main focus of the thesis is on the analysis of his key publications The Basics of Popular Education (published in 1934) and Popular Education, its theory, components, methods and organization (published in 1946). The text aims to provide a comprehensive overview of Trnka's work in the field of popular education, with regards to relevant andragogical and historical contexts. The thesis also contains a critical evaluation of Trnka's work and a reflection of its development in the following historical periods. Key words: Tomáš Trnka, popular education, public education, Masaryk Institute for Popular Education, interwar Czechoslovakia, content analysis
Mentoring of Pastors at Church of the Brethren
Mudrová, Gabriela ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Gruber, Jan (referee)
This thesis explores concept of mentoring among pastors of the Church of the Brethren denomination in the Czech republic. The text is divided into four chapters. Individual chapters first introduce the basic terminology, theoretical and historical definition of mentoring, participants, key principles and forms of mentoring. Subsequently, attention is focused on the analogues of mentoring in church history, on medieval spiritual accompaniment, on the role of the spiritual and finally on mentoring among preachers, pastors and vicars nowadays. The text also deals with the issue of roles and competencies of the mentor with a focus on the mentor of spiritual workers. Part of this thesis is a quantitative research survey, which examines the practice of mentoring among preachers and vicars of the Church of the Brethren, identifies competences of their mentors and also the key topics of mentoring meetings. Key words: mentoring, mentor, competence, pastor, vicar, spiritual accompaniment
Non-formal Non-vocational Adult Education in the Czech Republic
Derflová, Barbora ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Běhounková, Olga (referee)
The present master's thesis deals with the issue of non-formal non-vocational adult education occurring in particular during leisure time of individuals. The objective of the present study is the analysis of the current outlook of the informal education of adults outside working activities in the Czech Republic. The study has focused on the level of participation of the adults in the non-formal non-vocational education as well as the provision of the offer of educational activities. First of all, the thesis has focused on definition, functions as well as the utilisation of leisure time by the adults as well as determination of the non-formal education. Furthermore, the focus has been laid to adult leisure education and adult citizenship education, in particular their goals, the content and forms as well as the participation of adults in the non-formal non- vocational education, the offer and institutions that provide this education. Empirical investigation of the master's thesis has focused on the non-formal non-vocational education of employees working at various administrative positions in the Czech Republic. The main target of this survey is to analyze the participation of Czech employees working at various administrative positions in the non-formal non-vocational adult education. The partial...
Use of Current Didactic Methods in Employee Education in Organizations
Rauchová, Kristýna ; Gruber, Jan (advisor) ; Šerák, Michal (referee)
This thesis aims to analyse the application of current didactic methods to staff education. The main point of departure for its theoretical section have been several studies treating current didactic methods; the empirical research rests on monitoring and comparison and contrasting of the theory posited by the Design Sprint method with its use in practice. First, the aims and formats of staff education are defined. Next, individual didactic methods are outlined. Eventu- ally, we look at how Design Sprint methods are adjusted in real-life scenarios, by monitoring staff education in an organisation. Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)
Educational and Leisure Activities in Retirement Homes
Kratochvílová, Hana ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Vojtko, Tibor (referee)
This bachelor thesis focuses on educational and leisure activities in retirement homes. The aim of this work is to determine what activities older people engage in most often. First, I present the theoretical definition of activation and its forms in relation to the elderly. Leisure time is defined in this work and the most common types of leisure activities of older people are listed. Furthermore, I focus on the education of this target group, its importance and specifics. The thesis also deals with the way their coming to these facilities affects them. The aim of the empirical research is to analyse educational and leisure activities in retirement homes in Prague and its surroundings with regard to which are offered and implemented most often and which are the most popular among clients in the subjective opinion of activation workers. The empirical research is carried out in the form of investigation of websites of these facilities and is supplemented by a questionnaire. Besides, the results show that volunteers often work in retirement homes and that activation programs are considered an important factor in clients' adaptation. Attention is paid to local and foreign research, which specializes on topics such as activation and leisure activities of older people or activation programs in...
Transformative Learning from the Perspective of Participants of Experiential Education
Konvalinková, Andrea ; Kopecký, Martin (advisor) ; Šerák, Michal (referee)
The diploma thesis is focused on the topic of transformative learning in connection with adult experiential learning. The goal of the thesis is to identify transformative effects in the interpretation of participants' experiences which are caused by experiential learning courses. The concept of transformative learning is mainly examined by foreign authors who look at the concept from different perspectives. This thesis deals with a qualitative survey which is based on the reflection of the common framework of transformative learning, including its various concepts and topic of adult experiential learning. Respondents of the survey are nine employees in management positions who have completed a long-term development program focused on management skills. The development of semi-structured interview with respondents was aimed at identifying a shift in "knowing" and changes in thinking, perception and action throughout life. The analysis of qualitative data brings concrete implications in the interpretation of experience in work and personal life. Key words transformative learning, Jack Mezirow, perspective transformation, disorienting dilemma, critical reflection, dialogue, experiential education, Kolb's learning cycle, experience
Guidelines of the Educational Event "Weekend for Unit Boards" of Junák - Czech Scouting
Manková, Jiřina ; Kopecký, Martin (advisor) ; Šerák, Michal (referee)
The Czech scouting organisation (Junák - český skaut) has an elaborated system for training of active volunteers. Focal point of the system lies in courses that qualify their absolvents for education of children and leading of scout troops and camps. The topic of this bachelor thesis is a new form of an educational event, not yet embodied in the training system. This relevance of this form - a Weekend for unit boards - was tested in 2019. The Weekend for unit boards emerged with the idea of cooperative education of scout troops. The thesis concentrates on the preparation of the event and will include the description of its implementation based on literature and supporting documentation of the Czech scouting organisation. Main source of information about the preparation of the Weekend for unit boards are experiences and opinions of the organizers, which were identified through participant observation. The aim of the thesis is to analyse and assess main aspects of the preparation and implementation of the Weekend for unit boards, so it can be a source of information for other trainers inspired by this event. The thesis also discusses whether the Weekend for unit boards fulfils the opportunities expected by the Czech scouting organisation. KEY WORDS scouting, education, teambuilding, team development,...

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