Course syllabus ENV - Environmental Science (FFWT - SS 2009/2010)

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Course code: ENV
Course title in language of instruction: Environmentologie
Course title in Czech: Environmental Science
Course title in English: Environmental Science
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: SS 2009/2010
Name of lecturer: prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
Basic technical input into the issues, philosophies, concepts, principles and methods of care for the environment.
Course contents:
1.Environment, basic concepts and characteristics, the structure of environmental typology. (allowance 2/0)
2.Environment, the biosphere and the landscape in their mutual relations. (allowance 2/0)
3.The history of environmental problems. (allowance 2/0)
4.Basic environmental problems worldwide. (allowance 2/0)
5.International cooperation, global and international programs, methods of control. (allowance 2/0)
6.Governmental and non-governmental organizations and movements. (allowance 2/0)
7.Of globalization in relation to the environment. The European Union and the environment. (allowance 2/0)
8.Standards, laws, regulations, institutions and conferences. (allowance 2/0)
9.Environment in CR. (allowance 2/0)
10.The history issue, the main source of damage, the state environmental quality. Organization of care, state administration, legislature. (allowance 2/0)
11.Components of the environment, specific care institutions, normative. (allowance 2/0)
12.Methods of protection and continuity of care. (allowance 2/0)
13.State programs and projects. (allowance 2/0)
14.Science and research environment. Environmental education and training, objectives, projects. (allowance 2/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Capacity to learn
-Ethical commitment
-General knowledge
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Competences for propose to protective measures
-The ability to focus in the methods, procedures and legislative framework for landscape planning in the CR
-The ability to master the basic procedures for processing different types of planning documents
-The ability to understand the basics of the issue, the philosophy, concepts, principles and methods of the environmental protection

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 methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     consultation40 h
     preparation for exam48 h
Total116 h
Assessment methods:
Credit, exam
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
REDuvigneaud, P., Ekologická syntéza, Academia Praha, 1988.
REForman, R.T.T., Godron, M. , Krajinná ekologie, Academia Praha, 1993.
REMŽP ČR , Životní prostředí České republiky, Praha 1999, 2000.
REMŽP ČR, Dokumenty EU v oblasti životního prostředí, Praha, 2000.
REPark, Ch. , Environment, Routledge, London, 2001.


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