Course syllabus RRZEA - Introduction to Environmentalistics in English (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)Help


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Course code: RRZEA
Course title in Czech:
Introduction to Environmentalistics in English
Course title in English:
Introduction to Environmentalistics in English
Semester:
WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad: -- item not defined --
Language of instruction:
English
Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc.
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers:
Mgr. Ludmila Floková (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
RoomTeacherEntry
Frequency
Capacity
Thursday
13.00-14.50
Z28 (ČP II.)L. Floková
Lecture
Every week
24
Thursday
15.00-16.50
Z28 (ČP II.)
L. FlokováSeminar
Every week
24
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The purpose of this course is to provide an interesting, accessible introduction to environmental science for students from a variety of backgrounds. Combining a broad, interdisciplinary approach that both natural sciences and human dimensions of environmental issues.
 
Course content:
1.
The environment and sustainable development (allowance 0/0)
2.
The history and development of environment - the human and landscape environment (allowance 0/0)
3.
Nature, landscape and environment of the Czech republic (allowance 0/0)
4.Environment - conception - perception - typization - social perception od environment (allowance 0/0)
5.
Environment - categorization, components and elements (allowance 0/0)
6.
Analyses and evaluation of the environment - methods (allowance 0/0)
7.
Soil and soil environment (allowance 0/0)
8.Athmosphere and climate (allowance 0/0)
9.Water in landscape and environment (allowance 0/0)
10.
Degradation and erosion of the environment (allowance 0/0)
11.
Biota and bioproduction in the environment (allowance 0/0)
12.
Landscape protection and management (allowance 0/0)
13.Funds, programmes and projects of the care on the environment, nature and landscape (allowance 0/0)
14.
EU operational programmes - Operational Programme Environment - aplication in CR (allowance 0/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
28 h
practice
28 h
consultation
20 h
preparation for exam
24 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
writing of seminar paper
30 h
Total
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Inclusion on the base of overhanded semestral work. Test exam of lectured subject matter amplified of monographed information.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
Development and perspectives of landscape ecology. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 498 p. ISBN 1-4020-0919-4.
Statistická ročenka životního prostředí České republiky 2005: Statistical environmental yearbook of Czech republic 2005. 1st ed. Praha: Ministerstvo životního prostředí ČR, 2005. 473 p. ISBN 80-7212-360-2.
FORMAN, R T T. Land Mosaics : The ecology of landscapes and regions. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. 632 p. ISBN 978-0-521-47980-6.
FORMAN, R T T. Landscape Ecology. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1986. 619 p. ISBN 0-471-87037-4.

Recommended:
ALLABY, M. A dictionary of ecology. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. 473 p. ISBN 978-0-19-860905-6.
GOTELLI, N J. A primer of ecology. 4th ed. Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates, 291 p. ISBN 978-0-87893-318-1.
Agricultural ecology. New York: Longman Scientific & Technical ;, 1990. 288 p. ISBN 0470214805.
COLLIN, P H. Dictionary of environment & ecology. 5th ed. London: Bloomsbury, 2004. 228 p. ISBN 0-7475-7201-1.
MOSS, B. Ecology of freshwaters: a view for the twenty-first century. 4th ed. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2010. 470 p. ISBN 978-1-4051-1332-8.
KRECH, S. -- MCNEILL, J R. Encyclopedia of world environmental history : A-E. Volume 1. New York: Routledge, 2004. 516 p. ISBN 0-415-93732-9.
KRECH, S. -- MCNEILL, J R. Encyclopedia of world environmental history : F-N. Volume 2. New York: Routledge, 2004. 517 p. ISBN 0-415-93732-9.
KRECH, S. -- MCNEILL, J R. Encyclopedia of world environmental history : O-Z, Index. Volume 3. New York: Routledge, 2004. 951 p. ISBN 0-415-93735-33.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Programme B-INTSE International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
Field of study B-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
Programme B-INTSE International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2020/2021
 
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016, WS 2014/2015 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno


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