Course syllabus EPRS - Environmental problems of developing world (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)Help


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Course code:
EPRS
Course title in Czech: Environmental problems of developing world
Course title in English:
Environmental problems of developing world
Semester:
WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/0/1 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
optional
Type of delivery:
usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Tomáš Lošák, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Department of Environmentalistics and Natural Resources (FRDIS)
Faculty:
Teachers: prof. Ing. Tomáš Lošák, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites:
none
 
Timetable in this semester:
DayFrom-tillRoom
Teacher
Entry
FrequencyCapacity
Monday
15.00-16.50
Z4 (ČP II.)
Lecture
Every week
40
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of this course is to inform the students about the most important environmental issues of developing countries, their reasons and possibilities of solution.
 
Course content:
1.
Definition of developing and developed world and its main problems. (allowance 1/0)
2.
Population problems (population explosion, aging, food crisis, migration,..) (allowance 4/0)
3.
Impacts of climate changes on the environment and population (drought, hunger, starvation,..) (allowance 4/0)
4.Environmental problems of Asia (air, water, soil, waste management) (allowance 4/0)
5.Environmental problems of Africa (air, water, soil, waste management) (allowance 4/0)
6.
Environmental problems of America (air, water, soil, waste management) (allowance 4/0)
7.
Response of environmental problems in the state politics (allowance 1/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
lecture
26 h
professional educational excursion
6 h
preparation for exam
98 h
report from excursion, tour, practical placement10 h
Total
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Excursion attendance. Written exam, 5 questions, max. 1 question can be evaluated with "F" in order that the whole exam is considered successful.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Recommended:
European Environmental Agency: http://www.eea.europa.eu/themes
KOZUMPLÍKOVÁ, A. – VEJTASOVÁ, K. Péče o životní prostředí. [online]. 2013. URL: https://is.mendelu.cz/auth/eknihovna/opory/index
Relevantní internetové zdroje vztahující se k dané problematice (zemím)

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-ITS-IDS International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
Programme C-INTS International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
Field of study C-ITS-IDS International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Programme C-INTS International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno


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