Nástroje pro monitoring a evaluaci kvality ve vzdělávání (NAME 2011)
- Project Identification
- Project Period
- 1/2011 - 12/2011
- Investor / Pogramme / Project type
- Masaryk University
- MU Faculty or unit
- Faculty of Education
- Support for Ph.D. students, student cooperation, coordination of students’ and researchers’ research activities
The aim of the project is to (1) develop theoretical and methodological basis for the monitoring and evaluation of quality in curriculum and teaching in the context of school education in the Czech Republic and (2) to developing or adapting of adequate diagnostic tools. The perspective taken in the project is one of pedagogy and field didactics. The project’s relevance is based not only in the domain of basic (methodological) research but also in the context of the current curricular reform in the Czech Republic, which at the moment is entering the face in which standards of quality in education should play an important part. The outcomes of the project will be accessible for the development of theoretical and methodological basis for the monitoring and evaluation of the educational system and will contribute to the empirical operationalisation of standards of quality in education including various implementation strategies. The project builds on the project MUNI/A/1038/2009: Nástroje pro monitoring a evaluaci kvality výuky a kurikula v oborech školního vzdělávání – NAME 2010 that was carried out in 2010.
The main output of the project is the monograph "Kvalita kurikula a výuky: výzkumné přístupy a nástroje" (Quality of curriculum and instruction: research approaches and tools). The authors elaborated on the theoretical and methodological basis for the monitoring and evaluation of quality of curriculum as well as instruction in the context of school education in the Czech Republic and also developed or adapted adequate diagnostic tools. Topics dealt with in the book include gender stereotypes in instruction, foreign language learning strategies, nonverbal elements in textbooks, opportunities to learn and and the structuring of educational content in curricular documents.
Total number of publications: 16