Course syllabus ISOH - Waste Management Information Systems (FA - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code: ISOH
Course title in language of instruction: -- item not defined --
Course title in Czech: Waste Management Information Systems
Course title in English: Waste Management Information Systems
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: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: doc. Mgr. Milan Geršl, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Robert Rouš (examiner)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
Graduate gets knowledge in the area of information technologies with the aim on the basis of computer equipment, work with special software commonly used in the waste management. Student also gains experience in hardware and software equipment, practical applications and ways of usage of these technologies. Practical exercises provide knowledge of how to identify waste disposal in local, regional or national scale from the information systems. Graduates gain basic experience about environmental information and their presentation in text (document), numbers (monitoring and measurement outcomes), tables (surveys) or graphics (maps and diagrams). Course provides basic knowledge of contemporary business, regional and international information systems and introduces students into main system elements of administrative evidence in waste management.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to information systems course (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Determination of main terms in the area of information systems
b.b) Environmental information
c.c) Characteristics of technical and informational oriented subjects

2.Projectation, history and computer ergonomy (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Excursion to the technology and IS projecting area
b.b) Fundamental terms in the area of information technologies
c.c) Evolution of methodology, methods and techniques history
d.d) Computer ergonomy

3.Characteristics and present of IS (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Characteristics of present IS
b.b) Present problems of IS
c.c) Present demands on IS management

4.Environmental information and their usage and problems of governmental IS (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Fundamental terms in the area of EI
b.b) EI knowledge base
c.c) Metainformation
d.d) Environmental statistics
e.e) Governmental IS

5.IS in the range of environment and related information systems and data standardisation in waste management IS (allowance 2/2)
a.a) IS in the environment
b.b) IS in the human health protection
c.c) IS in the air protection
d.d) IS in the nature and countryside protection
e.e) IS in the agro-cultural and soil fund protection
f.f) Waste management IS data standardisation

6.IS in the waste management and related legal regulations (allowance 2/2)
a.a) IS in the waste management
b.b) Public notes and regulations to IS in the waste management
c.c) Departmental regulations of Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic to waste management IS
d.d) Standardisation in ES
e.e) ES regulations

7.Data standardisation and fundamental terms in Waste Management (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Data standardisation in Waste Management
b.b) Fundamental terms in the Waste Management
c.c) Waste categorisation and properties
d.d) Waste production and its management

8.Fundamental terms of evidence and duties in Waste Management (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Fundamental terms of evidence in Waste Management
b.b) Duties of author and authorized person
c.c) Waste Catalog
d.d) Duties during gathering, refuse collecting and landfilling of dangerous waste

9.Basic duties of evidence in Waste Management (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Excursion to the area of evidence
b.b) Requirements for evidence in Waste Management
c.c) Evidence in term of legislation in Waste Management

10.Requirements of evidence in Waste Management and Duties of refuse collecting and transfer organization (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Requirements of evidence in Waste Management
b.b) Duties during refuse collecting and transfer organization
c.c) Evidence of dangerous waste

11.Duties during Waste Transfer and IS of Ministry of the Environment (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Basic requirements of Waste Transfer
b.b) IS of Ministry of the Environment

12.IS of accident and Integrated Emergency System of Czech Republic (allowance 2/2)
a.a) IS of accident in Waste Management
b.b) Integrated Emergency System of Czech Republic

13.Searching of information and Test (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Fundamental terms of computer technologies and Internet
b.b) Searching of information in Waste Management
c.c) Test

14.Presentation of case study with defence (allowance 2/2)
a.a) Presentation of case study with defence
b.b) Finalization

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Methodical skill of adaptation on making projects of technological and information subjects
-Skills of solving problems independently
-Student is competent to analyze the stored data and expert processing outputs
-Student knows the legal standards of waste management
-Student learns the skills associated with the use and processing of information
-Student will be able to solve the problems of creating database of the waste evidence
-Students will learn about the ways to waste evidence in relation to their production and categorization

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
     practice18 h
     seminar10 h
     preparation for exam50 h
     preparation for regular assessment15 h
     preparation for regular testing15 h
     preparation of presentation12 h
     elaboration of reports10 h
     elaboration and execution of projects10 h
Total168 h
Assessment methods:
Credit is done by creation of PowerPoint presentation and defence of the case studies on chosen theme in the thematic range. The credit will be given on the minimal attendance at the course seminars including at least 75 %. Test has a written and oral form. Oral form includes defence of the written form and the chosen theme form the thematic range. Upon the successful completion of the exam is a sign entered into the index / UIS. Final grade of the test consists of the signs of written and oral in the ratio 60:40.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQHEMMJE, M. -- NIEDEREE, C. -- RISSE, T.From Integrated Publication and Information Systems to Information and Knowledge Environments : Essays Dedicated to Erich J. Neuhold on the Occasion of His 65th BirthdayBerlin Heidelberg9783540318422
RELAUDON, K C. -- LAUDON, J P.Management Information Systems : A Contemporary PerspectiveNew YorkMacmillan Publishing Company19880-02-368100-4
REBENEŠ , B. -- KOL, A.Praktická příručka odpadového hospodářstvíPraha Dashoferverlag2000
REKUBÁSEK, M. -- HŘEBÍČEK, J.Environmentální informační systémyBrno CERN 2011
REKRÁL, J.Informační systémy : Specifikace, realizace, provozBrnoSCIENCE199880-86083-00-4


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