Course syllabus LES - Forestry (FH - WS 2017/2018)

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Course code: LES
Course title in language of instruction: Lesnictví
Course title in Czech: Forestry
Course title in English: Forestry
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor; master continuing
Semester: WS 2017/2018
Name of lecturer: doc. Ing. Milan Rajnoch, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: (Botany II or Botany for Landscape Architects II) or Bachelor State Exam
Aims of the course:
Knowledge of the forest development, the relationship of forestry and other elements of the human environment, evaluation of the characteristics of trees and stands, introduction to the basic activities in forestry, the use of knowledge of forestry in garden and landscape design.
Course contents:
1.Basic terminology of forestry (allowance 2/0)
2.Forest development and the relationship of man to the forest (allowance 2/0)
3.Legal standards in forestry (allowance 2/0)
4.Forest management in the system of the human environment (allowance 2/0)
5.Basics of forest formation and silviculture (allowance 4/3)
a.Structure of forest stands
b.Adjustment of stand structure
c.The main types of forest microclimate

6.Silvicultural systems (allowance 6/4)
a.Forest establishment
c.The choice of silvicultural techniques

7.Silvicultural system and shapes of the forest (allowance 4/5)
a.Silvicultural circles

8.Forest management plans/schemes (allowance 2/0)
9.Extract from the disciplines of forestry used (allowance 4/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to comment on performance of others and to self-reflect
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-ability to make decisions
-ability to organize and plan ahead
-ability to solve problems
-ability to speak and write in mother tongue
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work in interdisciplinary team
-ability to work in international context
-ability to work independently
-basic computing skills
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-capacity to learn
-communication in second language
-designing and managing projects
-ethical commitment
-general knowledge
-interpersonal skills
-leadership skills
-professional knowledge
-quality concept awareness
-resolve to succeed
-science and research skills
-skilled at utilizing and processing information
-spirit of enterprise
-work in team

Specific competences:
-knowledge creation practices, planting and reforestation
-Knowledge of building materials and constructions
-Knowledge of plants technology
-knowledge of the ecological foundations of silviculture
-knowledge of the theoretical bases of silviculture
-Knowledge of vegetable materials (plants)

Type of course unit: optional
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
     lecture28 h
     practice14 h
     professional educational excursion8 h
     consultation12 h
     preparation for exam54 h
     elaboration of reports24 h
Total140 h
Assessment methods:
Exam - includes content of lectured materials
Recommended reading:
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RQVACEK, S. -- POLENO, Z.Pěstování lesů II. (Teoretická východiska pěstování lesů)Kostelec nad Černými lesyLesnická práce, s.r.o.2007978-80-87154-09-0
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