Course syllabus Z-ZOOL - Zoology (FA - SS 2018/2019)


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Course code: Z-ZOOL
Course title in language of instruction: Zoology
Course title in Czech: Zoology
Course title in English: Zoology
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 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: English
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: SS 2018/2019
Name of lecturer: Ing. Vladimír Hula, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Laštůvka, CSc. (examiner, lecturer)
Prerequisites: none
 
Aims of the course:
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 contents:
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 outcomes and competences:
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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
     practice24 h
     laboratory work4 h
Self-study
     preparation for exam42 h
     preparation for regular assessment42 h
     writing of seminar paper28 h
Total168 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
 
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQALLABY, M.A dictionary of zoologyOxfordOxford University Press20030-19-860758-X
RQHARLEY, J P.ZoologyBostonMcGraw-Hill/Higher Education978-0-07-298889-5
RELAŠTŮVKA, Z. -- GAISLER, J. -- ŠŤASTNÁ, P. -- PELIKÁN, J.Zoologie pro zemědělce a lesníkyBrnoKonvoj200480-7302-065-3
REZoologyPhiladelphiaSaunders College Pub.0-03-030504-7

RQrequired
RErecommended


Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 04/25/2019.

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