Course syllabus RRODA - General Demography (FRDIS - WS 2019/2020)


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Course code:
RRODA
Course title in Czech:
General Demography
Course title in English:
General Demography
Semester:
WS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 18/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad: -- item not defined --
Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers: PhDr. Dana Hübelová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Beatrice-Elena Chromková Manea, Ph.D., MA (lecturer)
Prerequisites:
none
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Tuesday
11.00-12.50
Z11 (ČP II.)
D. Hübelová, B.-E. Chromková ManeaLectureEvery week
64
Tuesday
13.00-14.50
Z10 (ČP II.)D. Hübelová
Seminar
Odd week30
Tuesday
13.00-14.50
Z10 (ČP II.)
D. Hübelová
Seminar
Even week30
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The purpose of the subject is to give students basic knowledge in the field of Demography. Introduce them to its meaning and its use in all spheres and levels of management of state and public administration and municipalities, the business, commercial and industrial or non-profit sectors, as well as in a number of institutions. Present students with basic demographic methods and explain the context of social changes and their impact on demographic behavior of the population in different regions.
 
Course content:
1.
Demographic theory (allowance 4/2)
 
a.
Concept, subject and historical development of demography
b.
Methodological apparatus of present demography: importance of demographic population structure for demography, economy and social sciences
c.
Fundamentals of biometrical models and their theoretical and practical meaning

2.
Demographic analysis (allowance 10/12)
 
a.
Demographic statics (categories, societies, structure and location of population status)
b.
Demographic dynamics (population and vital statistics, migration)
c.
Synthetic indices of population reproduction

3.
Demographic forecast (allowance 8/8)
 
a.
Typology of population forecasts
b.
Techniques of population forecasts
c.Techniques of derived forecasts

4.
Demographic synthesis (allowance 6/6)
 
a.
Dynamic processes in population
b.
Basic problems of economic and social demography
c.
Demographic methods in theory and practice of national economy
d.
Basic trends in the population development of the Czech Republic and the world

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
lecture28 h18 h
practice
14 h
0 h
consultation6 h
12 h
project work
4 h
0 h
public presentation (oral)2 h0 h
preparation for exam
30 h60 h
preparation for regular assessment
13 h30 h
preparation for regular testing
13 h
0 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
0 h
elaboration of reports
10 h
0 h
elaboration and execution of projects
10 h
0 h
writing of seminar paper
0 h
20 h
Total140 h
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Conditions of credit:
- 1st written test in the middle of semester (at least 70% fulfillment).
- 2nd written test at the end of semester (at least 70% fulfillment).
- If 70% of continuous tests are not met, at the end of the semester will be a written test of the whole course (at least 70% fulfillment).
- obligatory presentation in pairs on the assigned theme; Presentation scored (content level, formal treatment, quality of speech, etc .; fulfillment min. 50%).
- The overall assessment of the work in the exercise will be a bonus for the exam.

Exam conditions:
- Exam written (min 70% fulfilling).
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
Total0 %
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
PALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- NEVĚDĚL, L. Obecná demografie. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 137 p.
PALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- HÜBELOVÁ, D. Demografie a rozvoj. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 120 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-852-3.
KLUFOVÁ, R. -- POLÁKOVÁ, Z. Demografické metody a analýzy: demografie české a slovenské populace. 1st ed. Praha: Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2010. 306 p. ISBN 978-80-7357-546-5.
KOSCHIN, F. Demografie poprvé. 2nd ed. Praha: Oeconomica, 2005. 122 p. ISBN 80-245-0859-1.
KOSCHIN, F. Kapitoly z ekonomické demografie. 1st ed. Praha: Oeconomica, 2005. 52 p. ISBN 80-245-0959-8.
KOSCHIN, F. Aktuárská demografie. 1st ed. Praha: Oeconomica, 2002. 99 p. ISBN 80-245-0403-0.
ROUBÍČEK, V. Úvod do demografie. 1st ed. Praha: CODEX Bohemia, 1997. 348 p. ISBN 80-85963-43-4.
SIEGEL, J S. Applied demography: applications to business, government, law and public policy. San Diego: Academic Press, 686 p. ISBN 0-12-641840-3.
PALÁT, M. Demographic development in selected microregions. Acta Universitatis agriculturae et silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis = Acta of Mendel University of agriculture and forestry Brno = Acta Mendelovy zemědělské a lesnické univerzity v Brně. 2011. v. LIX, no. 4, p. 203--218. ISSN 1211-8516.

Recommended:
HINDE, A. Demographic Methods. London: Arnold, 1998. 305 p. ISBN 0-340-71892-7.
HRUBÝ, J. Základy demografie pre manažéra na vidieku. Nitra: Vysoká škola poľnohospodárska, 1996. 103 p. ISBN 80-7137-311-7.
SIEGEL, J S. -- SWANSON, D A. The methods and materials of demography. 2nd ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2004. 819 p. ISBN 0-12-641955-8.
PALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- NEVĚDĚL, L. General demography. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 120 p.
PALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- HÜBELOVÁ, D. Demography and Development. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 124 p.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Programme B-RED Regional Development, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
 
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2020/2021, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


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