Course syllabus RRPOLA - Political Science in English (FRDIS - WS 2014/2015)


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Course code:
RRPOLA
Course title in Czech:
Political Science in English
Course title in English:
Political Science in English
Semester:
WS 2014/2015
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 3/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: English
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department: Department of Social Studies (FRDIS)
Faculty:
Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers: Dr. Leopold Radauer (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Josef Smolík, Ph.D., MBA, LLM (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites:
not Political Science
 
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The main goal of the course "introduction to political science" is to introduce the basic concepts and ideologies.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction to political science: basic terms (allowance 2/1)
2.Polity, politics, policy (allowance 4/2)
3.
Politics in traditional and modern society (allowance 2/1)
4.
Political behavior (allowance 4/2)
5.
Promotion of political interests (allowance 2/1)
6.
Political system (allowance 2/1)
7.
Political parties (allowance 2/1)
8.Political communication (allowance 2/1)
9.Political system in the Czech republic (allowance 2/1)
10.
Political ideologies I (allowance 0/2)
11.
Political ideologies II (allowance 0/2)
12.
Political ideologies III (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
28 h
practice
14 h
preparation for exam70 h
preparation of presentation
56 h
Total168 h
 
Assessment methods:
Evaluation will be based on a final test (consisting of open questions). At least 60 % correct answers is required.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
HEYWOOD, A. Politics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 478 p.
ISLAM, S. -- MOTEN, A. Introduction to Political Science. Singapore: Thompson Learning, 2006. 428 p. ISBN 981-265-603-0.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2014/2015
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Kateřina Dolník, DiS. on 01/29/2015.

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