Course syllabus RRODA - General Demography (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)


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Course code:
RRODA
Course title in Czech:
General Demography
Course title in English: General Demography
Semester:
WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (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: Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers: PhDr. Dana Hübelová, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Mgr. RNDr. Pavel Ptáček, Ph.D. (instructor)
Prerequisites: none
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
EntryFrequencyCapacity
Tuesday
9.00-10.50Aula (ČP II.)Lecture
Every week
254
Tuesday
11.00-12.50Z10 (ČP II.)P. PtáčekSeminar
Odd week
32
Tuesday
11.00-12.50
Z10 (ČP II.)SeminarEven week32
Tuesday
13.00-14.50
Z10 (ČP II.)Seminar
Even week
32
Tuesday
13.00-14.50Z10 (ČP II.)SeminarOdd week
32
Tuesday
15.00-16.50
Z10 (ČP II.)
P. PtáčekSeminar
Odd week
32
Tuesday
15.00-16.50
Z10 (ČP II.)P. Ptáček
Seminar
Even week
32
Tuesday17.00-18.50Z10 (ČP II.)Seminar
Odd week
32
Tuesday
17.00-18.50
Z10 (ČP II.)
P. Ptáček
Seminar
Even week
32
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The purpose of the subject is to give students basic knowledge in the field of Demography. Introduce them to its meaning and its use in all spheres and levels of management of state and public administration and municipalities, the business, commercial and industrial or non-profit sectors, as well as in a number of institutions. Present students with basic demographic methods and explain the context of social changes and their impact on demographic behavior of the population in different regions.
 
Course content:
1.Demographic theory (allowance 4/2)
 
a.
Concept, subject and historical development of demography
b.
Methodological apparatus of present demography: importance of demographic population structure for demography, economy and social sciences
c.Fundamentals of biometrical models and their theoretical and practical meaning

2.
Demographic analysis (allowance 10/12)
 
a.
Demographic statics (categories, societies, structure and location of population status)
b.
Demographic dynamics (population and vital statistics, migration)
c.
Synthetic indices of population reproduction

3.
Demographic forecast (allowance 8/8)
 
a.
Typology of population forecasts
b.
Techniques of population forecasts
c.
Techniques of derived forecasts

4.
Demographic synthesis (allowance 6/6)
 
a.
Dynamic processes in population
b.
Basic problems of economic and social demography
c.
Demographic methods in theory and practice of national economy
d.
Basic trends in the population development of the Czech Republic and the world

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
28 h
practice
14 h
consultation
6 h
project work
4 h
public presentation (oral)
2 h
preparation for exam
30 h
preparation for regular assessment
13 h
preparation for regular testing
13 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
elaboration of reports
10 h
elaboration and execution of projects10 h
writing of seminar paper
0 h
Total
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Conditions of credit:
- continuous fulfillment of individual tasks from the exercises (content and factually correct).

Exam conditions:
- Exam written (min 70% fulfilling).
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation
20 %
Term paper
20 %
Presentation20 %
Final test
40 %
Total
100 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
PALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- NEVĚDĚL, L. Obecná demografie. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 137 p.
PALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- HÜBELOVÁ, D. Demografie a rozvoj. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 120 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-852-3.
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.
KOSCHIN, F. Demografie poprvé. 2nd ed. Praha: Oeconomica, 2005. 122 p. ISBN 80-245-0859-1.
KOSCHIN, F. Kapitoly z ekonomické demografie. 1st ed. Praha: Oeconomica, 2005. 52 p. ISBN 80-245-0959-8.
KOSCHIN, F. Aktuárská demografie. 1st ed. Praha: Oeconomica, 2002. 99 p. ISBN 80-245-0403-0.
ROUBÍČEK, V. Úvod do demografie. 1st ed. Praha: CODEX Bohemia, 1997. 348 p. ISBN 80-85963-43-4.
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.

Recommended:
HINDE, A. Demographic Methods. London: Arnold, 1998. 305 p. ISBN 0-340-71892-7.
HRUBÝ, J. Základy demografie pre manažéra na vidieku. Nitra: Vysoká škola poľnohospodárska, 1996. 103 p. ISBN 80-7137-311-7.
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. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- NEVĚDĚL, L. General demography. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 120 p.
PALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- HÜBELOVÁ, D. Demography and Development. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 124 p.

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
Programme B-RED Regional Development, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


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