Course syllabus REDES - Regional Demography and Settlements (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)

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Course title in Czech: Regional Demography and Settlements
Course title in English: Regional Demography and Settlements
Semester: WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
Course type: required
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Course supervisor: PhDr. Dana Hübelová, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Department of Social Studies (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
PhDr. Dana Hübelová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
Monday9.00-10.50Z15 (ČP II.)D. HübelováLecture
Every week
Z10 (ČP II.)D. Hübelová
Even week
13.00-14.50Z10 (ČP II.)Seminar
Odd week
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim is to apply general knowledge and demographic indicators of regional disparities with emphasis on the Czech Republic. In the context of the distribution of the population of the Czech Republic, specify the development of the settlement system with emphasis on the main trends of change.
Course content:
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Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture28 h
practice14 h
consultation10 h
project work20 h
preparation for exam
30 h
preparation for regular assessment10 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
writing of seminar paper
18 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
- written exam, various types of questions, with min. 70% success rate

- other requirements for the student within the seminar: active participation in teaching, elaboration and proper submission of 5 partial tasks, continuous presentation of assigned topics and tasks. The output of the seminar will be the submission of a poster prepared according to ongoing instructions. The poster will be the result of semester work at the seminar.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation
20 %
Term paper
30 %
Presentation10 %
Final test
40 %
Total100 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
NOVÁK, J. -- ŠPAČKOVÁ, P. -- OUŘEDNÍČEK, M. Krajina, sídla a lidé. Praha: Academia, 2013.
PERLÍN, R. Venkov 2015. 5. 2. 2015, Praha (CZ).
HAMPL, M. Geografická organizace společnosti v České republice, transformační procesy a jejich obecný kontex. Praha: UK, 2005.
CHALUPA, P. -- HÜBELOVÁ, D. Sídelní struktury v přehledu a cvičeních. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2011. 101 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-506-5.
HÜBELOVÁ, D. -- NEVĚDĚL, L. Sídelní struktury.  [online]. 2013. URL:

BALLAS, D. -- DORLING, D. -- HENNIG, B. The human atlas of Europe: a continent united in diversity : dedicated to Jo Cox (1974-2016), member of UK Parliament for Batley and Spen, and in memory of all the refugees who have lost their lives trying to reach Europe in recent years. Policy Press, 2017. 188 p. ISBN 978-1-44731-354-0.
TEMELOVÁ, J. -- POSPÍŠILOVÁ, L. -- OUŘENÍČEK, M. Atlas sociálně prostorové diferenciace České republiky. Praha: Karolinum, 2011.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Programme B-RED Regional Development, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Course listed in previous semesters:
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