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Mluviti stříbro, mlčeti zlato : Hlas žáků střední školy

Title in English Speaking is silver, silence is gold : The voice of high school students


Year of publication 2016
Type Conference abstract
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Description The aim of the research is to describe the voice of high school students as a process to influence the teaching. The voice of pupils is a metaphorical term for the communication initiative coming from students and directed to teachers, which covers various areas of school life. The largest representation should have a voice in feedback on teaching or wishes related to teaching, when pupils should try to influence teaching. Pupils express their voice with the belief that it will be heard and teachers will be action in this, self listening to the pupils is problematic for teachers . Voice of students has the potential to changes in teaching, ultimately could lead to the participation of students in school life and upholding the principles of a democratic school. It is a case study of one high school class (sixth) and their teachers. The default method of research is an ethnographic observation and videos from teaching. Based on analysis of these data were collected in-depth interviews with pupils and the class teacher, group interviews with students and interviews with teachers in this classroom for to describe the causes of the events observed during the observation and evaluation of these events.
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