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Mgr. Dana Masaryková, PhD.

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  Position: Vice­‑dean for Foreign 
Affairs and Public Relations
  Room: 625
  Extension: 558
  E‑mail: e-mail
  Tutorial: Monday 8:30 – 10:30 
Friday 10:00 – 11:00
  Currently, she is the vice­‑dean of the Faculty of Education, Trnava University in Trnava. She is responsible for international affairs and public relations. Her research and academic work are focused on preschool and primary PE and Sports. She has been involved in education policy process at the National Institute of Education in Slovakia with responsibilities for education policies in PE and Sport. In the recent years, she has published various research papers on the topic of PE curriculum development and implementation. She has participated in research projects focused on development and improvement of school physical education and sports in the Council of Europe as well as in the European Commission. Since 2013 she has been an assistant national delegate of Slovakia in FIEP (International Federation of Physical Education).

Selected Publications

Some research work

    Monograph (in Slovak language)

    • Masaryková, D. Súčasnosť a perspektívy telesnej výchovy na Slovensku a v zahraničí. Typi Universitatis Tyrnaviensis, spoločné pracovisko Trnavskej univerzity v Trnave a VEDY, vydavateľstva Slovenskej akadémie vied, 2015. 66 s. ISBN 978­‑80­‑8082­‑838­‑7. (Current trends and perspectives in Physical Education in Slovakia and abroad.)

    Publications in Scientific journals and Proceedings

    • Masaryková, D. – Labudová, J. – Matúš, I. 2016. Physical activity of university students with various study profile. In Physical activity review. ISSN 2300­‑5076. Online, vol. 4 (2016), p. 107–114.
    • Masaryková, D. 2015. Quality physical education in primary schools: expectations and reality. In 1st FIEP Afro­‑European conference on physical education and sport. Rabat : Institut Royal de Formation des Cadres, 2015.
    • Masaryková, D. – Vlček, P. 2014. A comparison of the recent physical education curriculum development in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In International journal of physical education. ISSN 0341­‑8685. P. 30–38.
    • Masaryková, D. 2014. School reforms and their influence on PE curriculum development in Slovakia. In Sport, Stress, Adaptation. ISSN 2367­‑458X. Extra issue, p. 206–209.
    • Bánovčanová, Z. – Masaryková, D. 2014. The docile body – Reflecting the school. In Journal of Pedagogy. ISSN 1338­‑1563. Vol. 5, no. 2, p. 251–264.
    • Masaryková, D. – Antala, B. 2014. Development of physical education curriculum in Slovakia. In Zbornik 27. posveta športnih pedagogov Slovenije. Ljubljana : Zveza društev športnih pedagogov Slovenije, 2014. ISBN 978­‑961­‑92965­‑4­‑7. S. 7–13.
    • Masaryková, D. 2014. Revision of physical education curriculum in Slovakia – a political or professional issue? In Sports, physical activity and health. Bratislava : Univerzita Komenského v Bratislave, 2014. ISBN 978­‑80­‑89075­‑44­‑7. Online, s. 23–28.
    • Masaryková, D. – Vlček, P. 2013. Discourse on curriculum development in physical education. In FIEP bulletin. ISSN 0256­‑6419. Vol. 83, special edition no. 3(2013), p. 216–218.
    • Masaryková, D. 2012. Use of information technologies in innovation of pedagogical practice in preschool teachers’ education. In IDEC 2012. Dubai, Turkey : Sakarya University, 2012. Online, s. 252–256.

    Selection of Participating in the Project

    National Projects/Grants

      Projects in the past

      • 2011–2013 Inovácia hospitačných pedagogických praxí prostredníctvom videozáznamov 
        (Innovation of pedagogical hospitation practice through videorecords)
      • 2013–2015 Reflexia obsahov primárneho vzdelávania z pohľadu rozvíjania občianskej gramotnosti 
        (Reflexion of primary education content in relation to development of civic literacy)

      Current projects

      • 2015–2017 Expertský diskurz ako zdroj komparácie kurikulárneho projektovania vzdelávania v ranom detstve 
        (Expert discourse as a source of comparison in designing curriculum in early childhood education and care)
      • 2015–2017 Účinnosť pohybových aktivít na rozvoj motorických schopností intaktných a integrovaných detí s poruchami správania 
        (The effectiveness of physical activities in the development of motor abilities of intact and integrated children with behaviour disorders)

      International projects

      • 2018–2019 Erasmus+ project: Basic Motor Competencies in Europe – Assessment and Promotion (BMC­‑EU) Collaborative Partnership

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