Karel Němejc

Karel Němejc
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague | CULS · Institute of Education and Communication, Department of Pedagogy

PhD

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Introduction
Director and Assistant Professor at the Institute of Education and Communication of the CZU Prague, head of the Department of Pedagogy interested and specializing in: - Quality Assurance (various levels of education) - Educational Evaluation and Assessment - (Transferable) Competencies and their development - Teacher education and training - Academic performance - Adult education - School management - etc. If you are interested in reading or citing the papers, do not hesitate and contact me.
Additional affiliations
September 2010 - present
Institute of Education and Communication, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • Teaching experience: Evaluation of Education and Counselling, Project Management in Education, Educational Technologies and Teaching Aids, Environmental Education, Professional English
September 2010 - present
Institute of Education and Communication, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
Position
  • Professor

Publications

Publications (44)
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"The circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic have brought a turbulent change to all levels of education around the world. Even in these cases, however, it is necessary to maintain accountability, i.e. the responsibility of educational institutions for both consequences and quantity and quality of their services. For this purpose, various evaluation...
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The main goal of vocational secondary schools is to pass on to students both theoretical information and information needed for current and future practice. The Europe 2020 strategy confirms this goal as it puts emphasis on the environment, innovations and education, primarily regarding schools specializing in agriculture. The aim of this paper is...
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The aim of the paper is to evaluate teachers´ competences and their self-reflection in the teaching process. The topicality of the research presented in the paper is given by the fact that teachers at university level must prove excellent competences regardless external factors which affect the teaching process any time. Competence is the key quali...
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Modern society is often referred to as a society of knowledge and information. In this context, activating methods are experiencing a renaissance. Such methods offer students the opportunity to progress to perceive more accurately and comprehensively, recognize and experience stimuli, develop their perception and thinking, effectively solve problem...
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Metacognition plays an important role in students' learning. Students need to know how to choose the proper learning strategy and how to plan, monitor, evaluate and regulate their learning. Developing students' metacognition requires practice and feedback. Role of the teachers is to provide instructions in management of learning strategies to stude...
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In line with the requirements of modern society there is a continuous development and innovation in technologies which is also reflected in the field of education. Todays students are getting used to working with technologies from their early age, it may even happen that teachers can be at a disadvantage compared to them. Teachers are thus faced wi...
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Nowadays, designing and implementing projects in practice is one of the basic prerequisites of a university graduate. In the field of education, a project can also be related to the creation of training programmes. It is essential for planning any programme to consider a range of different factors such as concept of the activity, schedule, budget,...
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Cambodia is one of the poorest countries in Asia. As regards education, the lack of appropriate training of skills at schools, poor quality of teaching, gaps in teacher education and high student drop-out rates have produced a generation of young people with limited readiness of their work skills and efficiency in the workplace. Public education is...
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Environmental education has its own specific significance at secondary vocational schools if it is directed to the future professional orientation of graduates. For the graduates of vocational schools with a focus on agriculture, forestry and related fields, the rate of professional responsibility towards the environment is high. General framework...
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The paper presents a survey concerning the reasons of university students for their absence from lectures. The absence is operationalized as frequent, not absolute (i.e. students attending the lectures "sometimes" or "very seldom"). The aim of the paper is to identify the proportion of full-time study programme students frequently absent from lectu...
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The aim of the paper is to describe the results of the empirical survey focused on evaluation of selected aspects of didactic competence of university teachers. Three areas of didactic competence are subject of the survey: (a) comprehensibility of teaching and learning, (b) motivation of students by the teacher, (c) space for discussion and express...
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The paper presents an existential theme in a human life, especially in relation to lifelong learning. It means the paper emphasizes the educational context, i.e. an intergenerational comparison of respondents who are actively engaged in the learning process. The subject of the pilot survey is a subjective perception of the sense of life through the...
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Teaching aids have always been an inseparable part of the educational process. There are a lot of categories of didactic material resources contributing, on condition of their proper use, to more effective achieving of educational goals, to presentation and demonstration of the curriculum in different ways, to activation of students, to motivation...
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Educational technologies have become a standard part of the educational process and their appropriate integration into education provides countless opportunities for both teachers and students, from activation of students, their better motivation to learn, more illustrative explanation of the curriculum, to obtaining feedback, etc. For the creation...
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The paper presents an exploratory survey focused on 8 transferable competencies in vocational education in students at secondary vocational schools and on their interest in studying at a university. The paper aims to: (1) find out a comprehensive order of transferable competencies among students of secondary vocational schools based on evaluation o...
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The paper is focused on two selected factors of university education, i.e. on the academic performance of students and on the difficulty of university studies. The target group consists of university students of distance form of study programme “Teaching of Practical Vocational Training” observed in the period of their three-year studies. The aim o...
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The issues of competences have recently become the subject of scientific discussions. Based on our experience and in relation to evaluation processes in the university environment we feel that research focused on learning to learn competence is very significant, specifically with regard to the academic performance. The paper presents the issue of a...
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Modern information and communication technologies have become an inseparable part of our lives. They affect most sectors of human activities including education and the ability to use them effectively is a necessity for almost everyone in today’s information society. Focusing on foreign languages, educational technologies represent a huge benefit t...
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The paper describes the quality of teaching competence of university teachers by means of teacher self-reflection. In the Czech legislative educational environment each of the academic staff must have the professional competence (certificated by a university degree for the given field of study) but they need not have so called pedagogical education...
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The paper presents the significance of the evaluation process of a particular university with focus on the aspect of comprehensibility of teaching. It provides empirical data of the evaluation of this aspect retrospectively for the last few academic years. Furthermore, it extends these data for a new evaluation survey associated exclusively with le...
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The paper deals with current issues of education for the development of transferable competencies. The aim is to present the self-view of graduates on acquired transferable competencies and to map out the benefits of studies to develop these competencies. The paper is based on the following methods: (a) retrospective questionnaire, (b) content anal...
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A total of 269 faecal samples of various game animals, including 136 red deer (Cervus elaphus Linnaeus), 64 European fallow deer (Dama dama [Linnaeus]), 26 white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus [Zimmermann]), and 43 mouflon sheep (Ovis orientalis musimon Pallas) were collected at 15 game preserves across the Czech Republic and examined for infe...
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The chapter presents the results of a quantitative transversal research of transferable competences. The aim of the research was to determine: (1) a subjective degree of saturation of transferable competences in students in a particular field of study and their statistical comparison, (2) a subjective degree of significance of transferable competen...
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Piglets from 4 to 8 weeks of age originated from a Cryptosporidium-free research breed were orally inoculated with 1×10(6) infectious oocysts of Cryptosporidium scrofarum. The number of shed oocysts per gram of faeces served to describe the infection intensity and prepatent period. In addition, faecal samples collected daily and tissue samples of t...
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From 2011 to 2012, the occurrence of Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Encephalitozoon spp. was surveyed at 29 randomly selected localities (both forest areas and enclosures) across four Central European countries: Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, and the Slovak Republic. Isolates were genotyped by PCR amplification and characterization of the intern...
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From 2011 to 2012, to identify Cryptosporidium spp. occurrence in Eurasian wild boars (Sus scrofa) 29 randomly selected localities (both forest areas and enclosures) across the Central European countries of Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, and the Slovak Republic were investigated. Cryptosporidium oocysts were microscopicaly detected in 11 out...
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From 2009 to 2011, the occurrence of Cryptosporidium spp. was investigated on 22 farms in the Czech Republic. A total of 1,620 individual faecal samples of pigs of all age categories (pre-weaned, starters, pre-growers, growers, and sows) were evaluated for presence of Cryptosporidium spp. by standard microscopy and molecular tools. Genotyping was d...
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In most parts of the world ratite farming (i.e. farming of ostriches, emus and rheas) is a new fi eld of livestock production. These birds are livestock with broad utilisation of their products. Both wild and captive ostriches, emus and rheas may be infested with their own specifi c parasites as well as with external and internal parasites of other...
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A total of 193 faecal samples of adult Eurasian wild boars were collected at 12 enclosures across the Czech Republic and examined for Cryptosporidium infection using both microscopic and molecular tools. Cryptosporidium oocysts were not detected in any of the 193 faecal samples examined using the aniline-carbol-methyl violet staining method. Thirty...
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Two species of Cryptosporidium are commonly identified in pigs: Cryptosporidium suis and Cryptosporidium pig genotype II. Detection of Cryptosporidium spp. is routinely based on molecular methods such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and subsequent restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) or gene sequencing. However, most of these methods...

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