Course syllabus SODA - Socioeconomic Demography in English (FRDIS - SS 2019/2020)Help


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Course code:
SODA
Course title in Czech:
Socioeconomic Demography in English
Course title in English:
Socioeconomic Demography in English
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 3/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: master
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
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Language of instruction:
English
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department: Department of Social Studies (FRDIS)
Faculty:
Teachers:
Beatrice-Elena Chromková Manea, Ph.D., MA (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Mgr. RNDr. Pavel Ptáček, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:
not Socioeconomic Demography
 
Timetable in this semester:
DayFrom-till
Room
TeacherEntryFrequency
Capacity
Thursday
15.00-16.50
Z8 (ČP II.)
B.-E. Chromková Manea
Seminar
Even week
36
Friday
8.00-10.50
Z8 (ČP II.)
Lecture
Every week36
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The purpose of the subject is to give students basic knowledge in the field of demographic and social statistics and its use in economic decision-making. The use of demographic and statistical methods to study the basic questions in economic and social domain at the regional, national and international levels. To understand demographic and social aspects of development.
 
Course content:
1.
Analysis and modelling the population reproduction and demographic structure (allowance 8/8)
 
a.
Quantitative analysis of time and generation series
b.
Measurement of population reproduction
c.
Statistical methods of demographic data evaluation
d.
Modelling the generation relations

2.
Analysis and modelling the population allocation and settlement structure (allowance 8/8)
 
a.Quantitative analysis of space series
b.
Measurement of spatial distribution
c.
Measurement of spatial relations
d.
Demographical regionalization an typologization

3.Selected social-demographic factors of social statistics (allowance 4/4)
4.
Basic prognoses of the demographic population structure (allowance 8/8)
 
a.Projection of the population development of a region, urban region, town,housing estate
b.Projection of the population development in a rural region
c.
Migration
d.
Forecast of manpower, forecast of school and pre-school quota, economic active population, number and structure of households,school
and health capacities, population levels and groups

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
30 h
practice
12 h
seminar
6 h
consultation
6 h
project work
4 h
public presentation (oral)
2 h
preparation for exam
25 h
preparation for regular assessment20 h
preparation for regular testing
20 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
elaboration of reports5 h
elaboration and execution of projects
28 h
Total168 h
 
Assessment methods:
The course work consists of five types of activities:
1. It is assumed that for each lesson students will have read the prescribed literature.
2. In each seminar, a text overview will be presented. Selection of texts (incl. team composition - 4 persons) will take place in the first week. The paper is devoted to max. 30 minutes. This is followed by a short discussion in which students ask questions about the paper (max. 15 minutes). Presentations are scored. At least 5 out of 10 points are required to be allowed to take the exam and complete the course.
3. Each team (2 persons) will prepare a seminar paper. The topic is chosen from the list of topics provided at the beginning of the semester. The seminar paper has a range of 7,000 characters (including spaces) with a tolerance of + 10% (that is, +700 characters). It does not include the title page, literature and tables. Deadline for submission of seminar paper is the 10th of May 2020. Seminar papers are scored. At least 20 out of 30 points are required to complete the course and be allowed to take the exam.
4. Home excersises - each student is obliged to submit homework 2 days prior to the next seminar. Exercise is scored. At least 5 out of 10 points are required to complete the course.
5. The course ends with a written exam. It takes the form of open and closed-ended questions that will test the knowledge of the prescribed literature and the issues discussed during the lectures. Only those who complete the above activities no. 2, 3 and 4, and have a minimum score of 30 points will qualify for the exam.

Course rating:

Quality of the presented paper: 0 - 10 points
Quality of seminar work: 0 - 30 points
Home exercises: 0 - 10 points
Final exam: 0 - 50 points

Final grade:
A (93-100 pts.)
B (85-92 pts.)
C (77-84p.)
D (69-76 pts)
E (61-68 pts)
F (0-60 pts)
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
Demographic methods. London: Arnold, 2009. 305 p. ISBN 978-0-340-71892-6.
PALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- NEVĚDĚL, L. Socioeconomic Demography. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 134 p.
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. -- MACA, E. Analysis of the development of selected indicators of the demographic statics and dynamics of the Czech Republic in 1993--2003. Acta Universitatis agriculturae et silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis = Acta of Mendel University of agriculture and forestry Brno = Acta Mendelovy zemědělské a lesnické univerzity v Brně. 2005. v. 53, no. 6, p. 129--144. ISSN 1211-8516.
PALÁT, M. -- MACA, E. Analysis of the development and prediction of the population movement indicators in the Czech Republic. Acta Universitatis agriculturae et silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis = Acta of Mendel University of agriculture and forestry Brno = Acta Mendelovy zemědělské a lesnické univerzity v Brně. 2004. v. 52, no. 3, p. 17--34. ISSN 1211-8516.
PALÁT, M. -- MACA, E. Analysis of the population movement in the Czech republic through external migration in the period 1993--2003. Acta Universitatis agriculturae et silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis = Acta of Mendel University of agriculture and forestry Brno = Acta Mendelovy zemědělské a lesnické univerzity v Brně. 2006. v. 54, no. 3, p. 79--92. ISSN 1211-8516.
MACA, E. -- PALÁT, M. Analysis of the development and prediction of the rate of unemployment in selected countries with market and transitive economy. Acta Universitatis agriculturae et silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis = Acta of Mendel University of agriculture and forestry Brno = Acta Mendelovy zemědělské a lesnické univerzity v Brně. 2004. v. 52, no. 6, p. 105--118. ISSN 1211-8516.
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:
SIEGEL, J S. -- SWANSON, D A. The methods and materials of demography. 2nd ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2004. 819 p. ISBN 0-12-641955-8.
DUFEK, J. -- MINAŘÍK, B. Age of population and development of population ageing in regions of Czech Republic. Zemědělská ekonomika = Agricultural Economics. 2009. v. 6, no. 55, p. 259--270. ISSN 0139-570X.
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.
Statistical methods for geography. London: SAGE Publications, 2001. 236 p. ISBN 0-7619-6287-5.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
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