Course syllabus RRVPZRSA - Utilization of Natural Resources in English (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)Help

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Utilization of Natural Resources in English
Course title in English:
Utilization of Natural Resources in English
WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/0/1 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (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: -- item not defined --
Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Tomáš Lošák, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
prof. Ing. Tomáš Lošák, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Timetable in this semester:
Z23 (ČP II.)
T. Lošák
Every week
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:
Introduction to the study (terminology, key competences, getting familiar with content of the subject, requirements for its completion and basic and recommended literature) (allowance 2/0)
Natural resources and sustainable development (allowance 4/0)
3.Environment - its importance and changes (allowance 2/0)
4.Global environmental problems (allowance 2/0)
Soil and soil fertility care (allowance 4/0)
6.Air and atmosphere (allowance 2/0)
7.Water sources (allowance 2/0)
8.Energy sources (allowance 2/0)
Waste management (allowance 2/0)
Socio-cultural specifics of natural resources management in Asia, Africa and America (allowance 2/0)
The lack of natural resources as a source of possible conflicts (allowance 2/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
26 h
professional educational excursion6 h
preparation for exam
70 h
report from excursion, tour, practical placement
10 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
Attendance at excursion incl. an excursion report; successful completion of the writting exam.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Applied ecology and environmental management. ISBN 9780470698723. URL:
GRAGSON, T L. Ethnoecology: Knowledge, Resources, and Rights. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1999. 184 p.
HAUGERUD, A. -- STONE, P M. -- LITTLE, P D. Commodities and Globalization: Anthropological Perspectives. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. 249 p.
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.

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Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
Programme C-INTSE International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
Programme C-INTSE International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2020/2021
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2016/2017, WS 2016/2017 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 09/17/2020.

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