Course syllabus ZZ1 - Vegetation Establishment and Maintenance I (FH - SS 2017/2018)

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Course code: ZZ1
Course title in language of instruction: Zakládání a údržba zeleně I
Course title in Czech: Vegetation Establishment and Maintenance I
Course title in English: Vegetation Establishment and Maintenance I
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (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: SS 2017/2018
Name of lecturer: Ing. Kristýna Klasová (instructor)
Ing. et Ing. Lenka Miksová (instructor)
doc. Ing. Pavel Šimek, Ph.D. (lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Lukáš Štefl, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Stanislav Vilím, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites: Botany for Landscape Architects II and Soil Science
Aims of the course:
The aim of the course is to introduce basic information about establishment and maintenance of vegetation elements. There is a close relation to other branches and objective implements.
Course contents:
1.1. Course is structured into several topics, which describe main issues according to practical usage of branch (allowance 10/10)
a.Relation to history of branch
b.Definition of vegetation establishment and maintenance
c.Passportization of greenery as techno-operational basis. Definition of vegetation elements.
d.Management of city greenery -- branch implements
e.Branch standards and regulations

2.Site preparation for realization. (allowance 10/10)
a.Earthwork. Weeding. Overburden removal.
b.Removing undesirable vegetation. Manipulation with wood waste. Stump removal.
c.Soil preparation, soil amendment.

3.Lawn (allowance 8/8)
a.Establishment of types of lawn
b.Maintenance (finishing and development
c.Technology of intensity classes of maintenance. Lawn regeneration. Economy.
d.Grass concrete

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to comment on performance of others and to self-reflect
-ability to make decisions
-ability to solve problems
-professional knowledge
-resolve to succeed

Specific competences:
-Ability of orientation in maps
-Ability to comunicate with State Admistration
-Ability to create digital graphic art.
-Knowledges for business in Landscape architecture
-Technology of Vegatation establishment and maitainance

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
     lecture28 h
     practice28 h
     field work20 h
     elaboration and execution of projects36 h
Total112 h
Assessment methods:
The course is completed credit. To obtain the necessary credit is 90% attendance at seminars. The course must be processed semester project on Pasport green space in urban towns and cities. Each student must have a different model object. On the basis of consultation and its own field investigation stuident develop the project. Each project is evaluated separately on the basis of teacher criteria, which are listed in the Terms of Reference. In compliance with all requirements the student will sign A. In the absence of some data or error assessment is reduced. To pass the course, a student must obtain a minimum grade E.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQSVOBODOVÁ-LADOVÁ, M.TrávníkyPrahaČZU199880-213-0380-8
RQHRABĚ, F. et al.Trávy a trávníky: co o nich ještě nevíteOlomoucPetr Baštan - Hanácká reklamní200380-903275-0-8
RQPIRO, B.Zakládání a údržba zeleně I.PrahaSPN1984
RQZakládání a údržba zeleně I.PrahaAF ČZU200080-213-0585-1
RQANONYMUS, A.ČSN 83 9021. Technologie vegetačních úprav v krajině. Rostliny a jejich výsadbaPrahaČNI2006
REČSN 83 9011: Technologie vegetačních úprav v krajině - Práce s půdou
REČSN 83 9031: Technologie vegetačních úprav v krajině - Trávníky a jejich zakládání


Last modification made by Ing. Pavel Čech on 11/21/2017.

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