Course syllabus RRTVOKA - Landscape Design and Protection in English (FRDIS - SS 2012/2013)


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Course code: RRTVOKA
Course title in language of instruction: Landscape Design and Protection in English
Course title in Czech: Landscape Design and Protection in English
Course title in English: Landscape Design and Protection in English
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: English
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: SS 2012/2013
Name of lecturer: Ing. Alice Kozumplíková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Landscape Design and Protection
 
Aims of the course:
To obtain a comprehensive view of the problems focused on landscape management. Students are introduced to basic landscaping factors and all landscape components (water, soil, climate, biota). In addition, the course focuses on landscape typologies and methods of land use in the historical context. The course is also focused in detail on the tools of landscape protection in the EU and the Czech Republic, an explanation of the financial value of ecosystem service functions of the landscape, and an overview of financial instruments in landscape management.
 
Course contents:
1.Sustainable development and landscape management -- basic data (allowance 2/2)
2.Landscape and natural environment in CZ (allowance 2/2)
3.Categorization and landscape perception (allowance 2/2)
4.Divizion, components, elements and landscape factors (allowance 2/2)
5.Landscape evaluation and typization (allowance 2/2)
6.Water in landscape (allowance 2/2)
7.Atmosphere and climate (allowance 2/2)
8.Soil as a part of landscape and source (allowance 2/2)
9.Landscape protection in EU (allowance 2/2)
10.Landscape protection in CR (allowance 2/2)
11.Subsidy, programmes and projects on landscape managament (allowance 2/2)
12.Conventions on landscape management (allowance 2/2)
 
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
 
-Ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-Ability to work independently
-General knowledge
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information
-Work in team

Specific competences:
 
-Ability to manage sustainable development of countryside in relation to environmental and regional development
-Ability to understand the tools used in landscaping and landscape conservation
-Assess regional differences and opportunities.
-Knowledge of extraproduction contributions of agriculture to regional development
-Knowledge of forest extraproduction contribution possibilities for the regional development

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
     lecture42 h
     practice42 h
Self-study
     preparation for exam28 h
     preparation of presentation18 h
     elaboration of reports10 h
Total140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Course is completed by credit and examination. Credit reflects attendance at excercises and the preparation and successful defense of seminar work. Seminar work was made on specified topics in the field of landscape management and submission of the required date. Defense of seminar paper is based on a PowerPoint presentation and subsequent discussion. The test takes place in writing (test questions) from the contents of the lectured topics.
 
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQBiodiversity and conservation: critical concept in the environment.New YorkRoutledge2009978-0-415-45654-8
REFORMAN, R T T.Landscape EcologyNew YorkJohn Wiley & Sons19860-471-87037-4
REGREEN, D R.Landscape ecology and geographic information systemsLondonTaylor & Francis19930-7484-0252-7
RETURNER, M G. -- GARDNER, R H. -- O''NEILL, R V.Landscape ecology in theory and practice : pattern and processNew YorkSpringer20010-387-95122-9
REThe dynamic landscape: design, ecology, and management of naturalistic urban planningLondon ;Spon Press20040-415-25620-8
RELAPIN, M. -- MATEJKA, F.Bioclimatology and Water In The LandStrečnoFMFI, Comenius University Bratislava200680-89186-12-2
REBURROUGHS, W J.Climate change in prehistory: the end of the reign of chaosCambridgeCambridge University Press20050-521-82409-5

RQrequired
RErecommended


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