doc. Mgr. Petr Knecht, Ph.D.


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CV

Curriculum vitae

Name, first names, scientific degrees
  • KNECHT, Petr, Ph.D.
Department/Faculty/University
  • Department of Geography, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University
  • https://www.muni.cz/lide/53924-petr-knecht
Function, current position
  • Research Scientist, Teacher Trainer
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2004: Mgr. in Teacher Training for Lower Secondary School (specialisation in teaching geography and social studies), Masaryk University, Faculty of Education
  • 2008: Ph.D. in Educational Science, Masaryk University, Faculty of Education
  • 2014: Doc. in Educational Science, Masaryk University, Faculty of Education
Professional experience
  • 2008-2018 Research Scientist at Institute for Research in School Education, Masaryk University, Faculty of Education
  • 2016–now Research Scientist and Teacher Educator at Department of Geography, Masaryk University, Faculty of Education
  • 2005–now Lower secondary geography teacher (part time)
Teaching activities
  • Geography teaching and learning
  • Curriculum studies
  • School Pedagogy/Didactics
Research activities
  • Curriculum studies
  • Theory and methods of education
  • Research on learning and teaching in geography
  • Textbook research
  • Content analysis
Akademické stáže, studijní nebo pracovní pobyty
  • 2007/01/01 – 2007/05/31: University College of Teacher Education Vienna/Krems (KPH), Wien, Erasmus+, AUT
Other academic activities, research projects, grants
  • 2006–2010: A member of the development team 128766 - CP - 1 - 2006 - 1 - DE - Comenius - C21 The Implementation of a European Dimension by Peer Learning in Primary School (funded by the European Commission)
  • 2008–2011: A member of the research team MSMT CR LC06046 Centre for Basic Research on Schooling (funded by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic)
  • 2012–2014: A holder of research grant Opportunities to develop problem solving competence in textbooks and in the classroom (funded by the Czech Scientific Foundation)
Non-university activities
  • 2015–2018 Editor-in-chief of the Pedagogicka orientace peer reviewed scholarly journal www.ped.muni.cz/pedor
  • Membership and activities in professional associations:
  • Czech Educational Research Association (CERA)
  • Czech Pedagogical Society (ČPdS)
  • International Society for Historic and Systematic Research on Textbooks and Educational Media
  • Czech Geographic Society
Most significant professional accomplishments
  • A Board Member of the Czech Educational Research Association (2012-2014)
  • Fellowship at the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (2007 and 2014; Braunschweig, Germany)
  • Editorial board member of Review of International Geographical Education Online (RIGEO; since 2011)
  • A member of The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic Geographical Education Expert-Group (since 2012)
Major publications
  • PEŠKOVÁ, Karolína, Michaela SPURNÁ a Petr KNECHT. Teachers’ Acceptance of Curriculum Reform in the Czech Republic: One Decade Later. Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2019, roč. 9, č. 2, s. 73-97. ISSN 1855-9719. doi:10.26529/cepsj.560. URL info
  • JANÍK, Tomáš, Tomáš JANKO, Karolína PEŠKOVÁ, Petr KNECHT a Michaela SPURNÁ. Czech teachers' attitudes towards curriculum reform implementation. Human Affairs-Postdisciplinary Humanities Social Sciences Quarterly, Berlin: WALTER DE GRUYTER GMBH, 2018, roč. 28, č. 1, s. 54-70. ISSN 1210-3055. doi:10.1515/humaff-2018-0006. URL info
  • HOFMANN, Eduard, Hana SVOBODOVÁ a Petr KNECHT. Geography Curriculum in Czechia: Challenging Opportunities. In Karvánková, P., Popjaková, D., Vančura, M., Mládek, J. (Eds.). Current Topics in Czech and Central European Geography Education. 1. vyd. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG Schwitzerland, 2017. s. 15-32, 18 s. Springer Nature. ISBN 978-3-319-43613-5. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43614-2_2. URL info
  • PEŠKOVÁ, Karolína, Michaela SPURNÁ a Petr KNECHT. Teoretický model pro výzkum vnímání kurikulárních změn učiteli ZŠ. Orbis scholae, Praha: Karolinum, 2017, roč. 11, č. 2, s. 99-124. ISSN 1802-4637. URL info
  • KNECHT, Petr. Příležitosti k učení: odlišná/různá pojetí konceptu a jeho výzkumné využití. Pedagogická orientace, Česká pedagogická společnost o.s., 2014, roč. 24, č. 2, s. 163-184. ISSN 1211-4669. doi:10.5817/PedOr2014-2-163. URL info
  • KNECHT, Petr. Příležitosti k rozvíjení kompetence k řešení problémů v učebnicích a ve výuce zeměpisu. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 210 s. Pedagogický výzkum v teorii a praxi 37. ISBN 978-80-210-7651-8. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210-7652-2014. URL info
  • KNECHT, Petr a Veronika LOKAJÍČKOVÁ. Učební úlohy jako příležitosti k rozvíjení a dosahování očekávaných výstupů: analýza koherence učebnic a RVP ZV. Pedagogika, 2013, roč. 63, č. 2, s. 169-183. ISSN 0031-3815. URL info
  • KNECHT, Petr a Veronika NAJVAROVÁ. How Do Students Rate Textbooks? A Review of Research and Ongoing Challenges for Textbook Research and Textbook Production. Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society, 2010, roč. 2, č. 1, s. 1-16. ISSN 2041-6938. doi:10.3167/jemms.2010.020101. URL info

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