Course syllabus DERA - Demography and Development in English (FRDIS - SS 2019/2020)


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Course code:
DERA
Course title in Czech:
Demography and Development in English
Course title in English: Demography and Development in English
Semester:
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
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:
English
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Social Studies (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers:
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Tuesday
9.00-10.50
Z13 (ČP II.)not setLectureEvery week24
Tuesday
11.00-12.50
Z13 (ČP II.)not setSeminar
Odd week
24
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To demonstrate basic possibilities of using demographic methods in dealing with fundamental problems in the economic and social sphere at a regional, national and international level and, finally, to contribute to understanding the demographic and social aspects of development. To elucidate basic sources, flows and ways of the evaluation of data on the population situation and processes.
 
Course content:
1.
Demographic theory (allowance 4/2)
 
a.
Concept, subject and historical development of demography
b.
Importance of demographic population structure for demography, economy and social sciences

2.
Demographic analysis (allowance 8/10)
 
a.
Demographic statics (analysis of the population status: categories, societies, structure and distribution)
b.
Demographic dynamics (natural, mechanical and social movement of population)
c.Demographic regionalization and typologization

3.Basic forecasts of the demographic structure of population (allowance 10/10)
 
a.
Projections of the population development of an area, of a town region and of a housing estate
b.
Projections of the population development of a rural region
c.
Predictions of labour sources, school and pre-school quotas, economically active population, the number and structure of families and households, educational and health capacities, population layers and groups

4.
Demography and international communities (allowance 6/6)
 
a.
The development of world population and predictions of the further development
b.
Migration movements of population
c.
Analyses and modelling the population distribution and the residential structure of a country

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
lecture
24 h
practice
24 h
consultation
6 h
project work
4 h
public presentation (oral)
2 h
preparation for exam
25 h
preparation for regular assessment
20 h
preparation for regular testing
20 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
elaboration of reports5 h
elaboration and execution of projects28 h
Total
168 h
 
Assessment methods:
Fulfilment of conditions for credit (obligatory attendance in seminars, project submission and its presentation in seminar group). Written and oral exam. For participation in oral exam, written exam must be fulfilled at least 60%. Total grade results from both parts of the exams.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
PALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- HÜBELOVÁ, D. Demography and Development. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 124 p.
PALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- NEVĚDĚL, L. General demography. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 120 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. 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.
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 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.
Demographic methods. London: Arnold, 2009. 305 p. ISBN 978-0-340-71892-6.

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.
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.
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.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Programme B-INTSE International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2017/2018
 
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