Course syllabus LZE - Forest Zoology and Entomology (FFWT - SS 2018/2019)


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Course code: LZE
Course title in language of instruction: Lesnická zoologie
Course title in Czech: Forest Zoology and Entomology
Course title in English: Forest Zoology and Entomology
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)
part-time, 20/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: SS 2018/2019
Name of lecturer: doc. Ing. Jan Bezděk, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Jiří Foit, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Otakar Holuša, Ph.D. et Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Josef Kašák, Ph.D. (instructor)
prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Laštůvka, CSc. (instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: not now Zoology and Entomology or Zoology and Entomology
 
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 forest zoology and they will be able to assess the importance of individual species in forest ecosystems.
 
Course contents:
1.Principles of morphology, reproduction and ontogenesis (embryonal and postembryonal development) of animals (allowance 2/0)
 
a.Morphology of animals
b.Reproduction and ontogenesis

2.Zoogeography (allowance 2/0)
3.Ethology (allowance 2/0)
4.Principles of systematics, classification and nomenclature of animals (allowance 2/0)
5.Lower Invertebrata - characteristics, classification and importance (allowance 4/6)
 
a.Protozoa
b.Platyhelminthes
c.Nematoda
d.Annelida
e.Mollusca

6.Chordata - characteristics, classification and importance (allowance 6/10)
 
a.Chelicerata, Crustacea
b.Myriapoda - Chilopoda, Diplopoda
c.Insecta

7.Chordata, Vertebrata - characteristics, classification and importance (allowance 10/12)
 
a.Pisces
b.Amphibia and Reptilia
c.Aves
d.Mammalia
e.Importance of Vertebrata in forest ecosystems

 
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
 
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Professional knowledge
-Science and research skills
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
 
-Ability to distinguish species important in forestry for various management regime.
-Ability to express and to evaluate intervences in the environment affecting the species diversity of animals
-Basic presentation skills
-Competence to competently assess the importance of individual animal species in forest ecosystems

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 attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h10 h
     practice28 h8 h
Self-study
     preparation for exam42 h42 h
     preparation for regular assessment14 h38 h
     preparation for regular testing0 h14 h
Total112 h112 h
 
Assessment methods:
Obligatory participation at seminars, practical knowledge (determination) of animal species important in forestry; the course is finished with written exam, 40 min, 80 questions, minimum 90 points of possible 160
 
Recommended reading:
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RQLAŠTŮVKA, Z. -- ŠŤASTNÁ, P. -- SUCHOMEL, J. -- GAISLER, J.Zoologie978-80-7509-188-8
RQKŘÍSTEK, J. -- URBAN, J.Lesnická entomologiePrahaAcademia200480-200-1052-1
REBUCHAR, J. -- ČEPICKÁ, A. et al.Klíč k určování bezobratlýchPrahaScientia199580-85827-81-6
REKRATOCHVÍL, J.Použitá zoologie 1 : BezobratlíPrahaSZN1973
REKRATOCHVÍL, J.Použitá zoologie: Obratlovci.PrahaSZN1973
RENOVÁK, V J A. -- STARÝ, B.Atlas hmyzích škůdců lesních dřevinPrahaSZN1974
REPFEFFER, A.Lesnická zoologie.PrahaStátní zemědělské nakladatelství1954
REPFEFFER, A.Lesnická zoologie.PrahaStátní zemědělské nakladatelství1954
REPFEFFER, A.Lesnická zoologie III.PrahaSZN1954
REALLABY, M.A dictionary of zoologyOxfordOxford University Press19990-19-280076-0
REHARLEY, J P.ZoologyBostonMcGraw-Hill/Higher Education978-0-07-298889-5

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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 01/03/2019.

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