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

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Course code: ISOHK
Course title in language of instruction: -- item not defined --
Course title in Czech: Waste Management Information Systems K
Course title in English: Waste Management Information Systems K
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: part-time, 8/7 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
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, instructor, lecturer)
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 - IS, design, ergonomics and computer history, characteristics of IS history and present (allowance 4/3)
a.Definition of basic concepts in information systems IS
b.Environmental information EI
c.Characteristics of technically oriented subjects
d.The development and history of IS and EI and their design

2.IS in the environment and related information systems and data standardization in IS Waste Management, basic requirements in Waste Management and responsibilities for collection and transportation of waste, IS of accidents and integrated rescue system in Czech Republic. (allowance 4/4)
a.IS in the environment and waste management
b.IS in the field of human health
c.IS in the field of air
d.IS in the field of nature conservation and landscape
e.IS in the field of agricultural and land resources
f.Standardization of data in the IS Waste Management
g.IS of the accident in Waste Management

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 methodCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice8 h
     seminar8 h
     professional educational excursion8 h
     project work4 h
     preparation for exam40 h
     preparation for regular assessment15 h
     preparation for regular testing5 h
     preparation of presentation15 h
     elaboration and execution of projects20 h
     writing of seminar paper17 h
Total168 h
Assessment methods:
Credit is given upon a PowerPoint presentation and its defense and the case studies on topics in the thematic sections. The examination consists of written and oral exam. The oral exam includes a written defense work and selected areas of the selected topics. Upon successful completion of the test is the 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
REKOLEKTIV, A. -- BENEŠ , B.Praktická příručka odpadového hospodářstvíPraha Dashoferverlag2000
REKUBÁSEK, M. -- HŘEBÍČEK, J.Environmentální informační systémy IBrno Fakulta informatiky Masarykovy univerzity v Brně2004
REKRÁL, J.Informační systémy : Specifikace, realizace, provozBrnoSCIENCE199880-86083-00-4
RELAUDON, K C. -- LAUDON, J P.Management Information SystemsNew Jersey11. ed. Prentice Hall2003
RERICHARDS, D. -- ET AL, -.Information Systems and the Environment. National Academy of Engineering--2001


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