Course syllabus ZBL - General Botany (FFWT - WS 2017/2018)

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Course code: ZBL
Course title in language of instruction: Obecná botanika
Course title in Czech: General Botany
Course title in English: General Botany
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2017/2018
Name of lecturer: Ing. Martin Čermák, Ph.D. (instructor)
doc. Ing. Roman Gebauer, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Lukáš Karas (instructor)
Ing. Zuzana Špinlerová, Ph.D. (examiner, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: not General Dendrology
Aims of the course:
Get to know changes of plant construction, space and life processes during their ontogeny.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to study (allowance 1/2)
2.cell (allowance 5/4)
3.tissues (allowance 6/6)
4.root (allowance 2/2)
5.stem (allowance 2/2)
6.leaf (allowance 1/1)
7.bud (allowance 1/1)
8.flower (allowance 2/2)
9.inflorescence (allowance 1/1)
10.pollination, fertilization, embryogenesis (allowance 1/1)
11.seed, fruit, infructescence (allowance 0/0)
12.metagenesis, apomixis, length of plant life (allowance 1/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-Ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-Ability to speak and write in mother tongue
-Ability to work in interdisciplinary team
-Ability to work independently
-Capacity to adapt to new situations
-Capacity to learn
-Ethical commitment
-General knowledge
-Science and research skills
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to work with a microscope
-Knowledge of plant construction and function
-Practical skills to specify types of cells, tissues and organs of plants
-The actively conceived skills for basic laboratory activities

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h
     practice24 h
     consultation2 h
     preparation for exam40 h
     preparation for regular assessment12 h
     preparation of presentation10 h
Total112 h
Assessment methods:
credit - compulsory participation in seminars (80% attendance)
- 2 tests during seminars (20 points total, 12 points must be obtained)
- final practical test (identification of tissues, organs -80% knowledge to obtain Credit

exam - written exam in 4 areas:
1 / General biological problems (Definition of biology, biological disciplines, Characteristics of living organisms, biological levels of organization, the basic principles of taxonomy, development, grading, classification of plants according to different approaches - Raunkier, DuRietz .., Plant Evolution, Characteristics and reproduction of viruses, prokaryotes, cyanobacteria )
2 / plant cells, plant tissues
3 / Plant organs (root, stem, leaf, flower, fruit)
4 / Physiology of plants (water regime, photosynthesis, respiration, mineral nutrition, phytohormones), genetics - principles of internal memory, the cell nucleus, nuclear division, mitosis, meiosis, basic genetic concepts
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQROSYPAL, S.Nový přehled biologieScientia2003
RQNOVÁK, J. -- SKALICKÝ, M.Botanika: cytologie, histologie, organologie a systematikaPrahaPowerprint2008978-80-904011-1-2
RQPROCHÁZKA, S. et al.Botanika: morfologie a fyziologie rostlinBrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně2007978-80-7375-125-8
RQKOLAŘÍK, J. et al.Péče o dřeviny rostoucí mimo les IIVlašimČeský svaz ochránců přírody200580-86327-44-2
RESOLOMON, E P. -- BERG, L R. -- MARTIN, D W.BiologyBelmontThomson Brooks/Cole20040-534-49276-2
REKLÍČOVÁ, Š. -- SLABÝ, K.Zemědělská botanika: anatomie a morfologie rostlin :BrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně199880-7157-340-X


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