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


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Course code:
ZOOL
Course title in Czech:
Zoology
Course title in English:
Zoology
Semester: SS 2018/2019
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:
consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor: prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Laštůvka, CSc.
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers:
doc. Ing. Jan Bezděk, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Vladimír Hula, Ph.D. (instructor)
prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Laštůvka, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
doc. Ing. Josef Suchomel, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Kristína Štempáková (instructor)
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
lecture28 h
practice24 h
laboratory work
4 h
preparation for exam70 h
preparation for regular assessment42 h
Total168 h
 
Assessment methods:
Obligatory participation at seminars, practical knowledge (determination) of animal species important in agriculture; the course is finished with written exam, 40 min, 60 questions, minimum 60 points of possible 120
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
LAŠTŮVKA, Z. -- SUCHOMEL, J. -- ŠŤASTNÁ, P. -- GAISLER, J. Zoologie. Brno: Mendelova univerzita, 2014. 264 p.

Recommended:
ALLABY, M. A dictionary of zoology. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. 597 p. ISBN 0-19-280076-0.
KRATOCHVÍL, J. Použitá zoologie 1 : Bezobratlí. 2nd ed. Praha: SZN, 1973. 442 p.
KRATOCHVÍL, J. Použitá zoologie: Obratlovci. 2nd ed. Praha: SZN, 1973. 318 p.
HARLEY, J P. Zoology. 7th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill/Higher Education, 588 p. ISBN 978-0-07-298889-5.
DUNGEL, J., GAISLER, J., 2002: Atlas savců České a Slovenské republiky. Praha, Academia, 152 s.
DUNGEL, J., HUDEC, K., 2001: Atlas ptáků České a Slovenské republiky. Praha, Academia, 249 s.
FLEGR, J., 2005: Evoluční biologie. Praha, Academia, 559 s.
GAISLER, J., ZIMA, J., 2007: Zoologie obratlovců. Praha, Academia, 692 s.
HUDEC, K. a kol., 1977, 1983, 1994: Ptáci – Aves, I–III. Praha, Academia (příp. pozdější vydání).
SIGMUND, L., HANÁK, V., PRAVDA, O., 1992: Zoologie strunatců. Praha, Univerzita Karlova, 501 s.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2020/2021, SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno


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

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