Course syllabus RRVPZRS - Utilization of Natural Resources (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)Help


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Course code:
RRVPZRS
Course title in Czech:
Utilization of Natural Resources
Course title in English: Utilization of Natural Resources
Semester: WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department: Department of Environmentalistics and Natural Resources (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers: prof. Ing. Tomáš Lošák, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
DayFrom-till
Room
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Monday
10.00-10.50
Z4 (ČP II.)
Seminar
Every week
26
Monday
11.00-11.50
Z4 (ČP II.)
Seminar
Every week
26
Monday
13.00-14.50
Z11 (ČP II.)
LectureEvery week64
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The main objective of the course is to give students of the master's degree program an insight into the aspects of the management of natural resources in developing and developed countries and thus to complement the graduate profile with the new perspective.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction to the study (terminology, key competences, getting familiar with content of the subject, requirements for its completion and basic and recommended literature) (allowance 2/1)
2.
Natural resources and sustainable development (allowance 2/1)
3.Environment - its importance and changes (allowance 2/1)
4.Global environmental problems (allowance 2/1)
5.Soil and soil fertility care (allowance 2/1)
6.
Air and atmosphere (allowance 2/1)
7.
Water sources (allowance 2/1)
8.Energy sources (allowance 2/1)
9.
Waste management (allowance 2/1)
10.
Socio-cultural specifics of natural resources management in Asia, Africa and America (allowance 2/1)
11.The lack of natural resources as a source of possible conflicts (allowance 2/1)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
lecture
26 h
practice
13 h
preparation for exam63 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
Total
112 h
 
Assessment methods:
attendance at seminars incl. the powerpoint presentation, successful completion of the writting exam.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
NEWMAN, E I. Applied Ecology and Environmental Management. Oxford: Blackwell Science, 2000. 408 p. ISBN 978-0-632-04265-4.
HAUGERUD, A. -- STONE, P M. -- LITTLE, P D. Commodities and Globalization: Anthropological Perspectives. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. 249 p.
HALBICH, M. -- KOZINA, V. et al. Čítanka textů z ekologické antropologie: Amerika. 1st ed. Praha: Togga, 2012. 342 p. Andrias ;. ISBN 978-80-87258-14-9.
HORÁK, M. -- RŮŽIČKOVÁ, G. -- KOCOURKOVÁ, B. -- SAPÁKOVÁ, E. -- KAVENSKÁ, V. -- GRANDA CRUZ, L. -- ŠKRABÁKOVÁ, L. -- TOURNON, J. -- ROSERO ALPALA, M G. -- FORERO PINTO, L E. -- ROSERO, A. -- CASTRO PINEDA, N A. -- BELTRÁN ZAPATA, G D. -- HALBICH, M. -- MINERO ORTEGA, F. -- SOBIECKI, J F. -- AMIROVA, E. A Reader in Ethnobotany and Phytotherapy. 1st ed. Brno: Mendel University in Brno, 2014. 191 p. Folia Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, ISSN 1803-2109 ; vol. 7 (2014), no. 6. ISBN 978-80-7509-157-4.
ŠANDEROVÁ, J. Jak číst a psát odborný text ve společenských vědách: několik zásad pro začátečníky. 1st ed. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2005. 209 p. Studijní texty ;. ISBN 80-86429-40-7.
JOHANISOVÁ, N. Ekologická ekonomie: vybrané kapitoly. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 88 p. ISBN 978-80-210-7116-2.

Recommended:
HORÁČKOVÁ, J. Úděl amazonských stromů: obrazové putování peruánským pralesem. Praha: Azyl Publishing, 2008. 165 p. ISBN 978-80-904200-0-7.
ŠKRABÁKOVÁ, L. Zdraví z pralesa: léčivé rostliny Amazonie : praktické využití a recepty : příběhy rostlin a šamanů. Praha: Eminent, 2013. 281 p. ISBN 978-80-7281-451-0.
TOURNON, J. Las plantas, los rao y sus espíritus, etnobotánica del Ucayali. Pucallpa, Peru: Gerencia Regional de Desarrollo Social, Gobierno Regional del Ucayali, 2006. 130 p.
European Environmental Agency: http://www.eea.europa.eu/themes
KOZUMPLÍKOVÁ, A. – VEJTASOVÁ, K. Péče o životní prostředí. [online]. 2013. URL: https://is.mendelu.cz/auth/eknihovna/opory/index

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Programme C-INTS International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
Field of study C-ITS-IDS International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
Programme C-INTS International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2020/2021
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


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