Course syllabus Z-ZOOL - Zoology (FA - SS 2017/2018)


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Course code:
Z-ZOOL
Course title in Czech:
Zoology
Course title in English: Zoology
Semester:
SS 2017/2018
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 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:
optional
Type of delivery:
usual
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Language of instruction: English
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Zoology, Fisheries, Hydrobiology and Apiculture (FA)
Faculty:
Teachers:
Ing. Vladimír Hula, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Laštůvka, CSc. (examiner, lecturer)
Prerequisites:
none
 
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To introduce the students into methods, important terms and main trends in general and systematic zoology as basis for a next study and for a direct application. Students gain knowledge in general and agricultural zoology and they will be able to assess the importance of individual species in agroecosystems.
 
Course content:
1.Recapitulation of the general zoology (allowance 6/0)
 
a.Cytology, histology, organology
b.
Reproduction, embryonal and postembryonal development

2.Zoogeography and domestication (allowance 4/0)
3.
Ethology (allowance 2/0)
4.Fundamentals of ecology (allowance 2/0)
5.Principles of animal classification (allowance 1/0)
 
a.Scientific classification
b.
Practical assortment

6.Monocytozoa (allowance 1/6)
7.
Platyhelminthes, Nematoda, Acanthocephala (allowance 1/8)
 
a.
Characters, classification, importance
b.Development and recognization of important species

8.
Annelida, Mollusca (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
Characters, classification, importance
b.
Development and recognization of important species

9.
Arthropoda (allowance 4/6)
 
a.
Characters, classification, importance
b.
Development and recognization of important species

10.Chordata (allowance 5/6)
 
a.
Characters, classification, importance
b.
Development and recognization of important species

11.
Determination of practical important species (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
28 h
practice
24 h
laboratory work4 h
preparation for exam42 h
preparation for regular assessment
42 h
writing of seminar paper
28 h
Total
168 h
 
Assessment methods:
Obligatory participation at seminars, practical knowledge (determination) of animal species important in agriculture; the course is finished with written or oral exam, 40 min, 80 questions, minimum 90 points of possible 160
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
ALLABY, M. A dictionary of zoology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. 597 p. ISBN 0-19-860758-X.
HARLEY, J P. Zoology. 7th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill/Higher Education, 588 p. ISBN 978-0-07-298889-5.

Recommended:
LAŠTŮVKA, Z. -- GAISLER, J. -- ŠŤASTNÁ, P. -- PELIKÁN, J. Zoologie pro zemědělce a lesníky. 3rd ed. Brno: Konvoj, 2004. 264 p. ISBN 80-7302-065-3.
Zoology. Philadelphia: Saunders College Pub., 1009 p. ISBN 0-03-030504-7.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 02/05/2018.

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