Course syllabus RRPZP - Environmental Protection and Conservation (FRDIS - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code: RRPZP
Course title in language of instruction: Péče o životní prostředí
Course title in Czech: Environmental Protection and Conservation
Course title in English: Environmental Protection and Conservation
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: Ing. Kristýna Czasch Vejtasová (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Alice Kozumplíková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Environmental Protection and Conservation in English
Aims of the course:
The student acquires knowledge and is able to understand the world systemically. Understand the causes of the current state of the environment and the principles and remedies. They will learn and understand the global environmental problems.
The student gains advanced skills in dealing with regional and local problems and causes of environmental pollution by detailed analysis of the basic components of the environment. Students are able to solve complex problems within the field to manage and implement information technology techniques and cleaning of individual environmental issues including waste management.
The student is able to independently use modern tools and prevention of environmental protection in a framework of sustainable consumption and production and sustainable society.
When applying environmental and economic aspects of environmental protection is able to assume responsibility for adequate decision-making in work situations.
Course contents:
1.The history of environmental protection (allowance 2/2)
2.Basic components of the environment - water (allowance 4/4)
3.Basic components of the environment - air (allowance 4/4)
4.Basic components of the environment - soil (allowance 2/2)
5.Waste (allowance 4/4)
6.Prevention of waste and pollution - cleaner production (allowance 2/2)
7.The legal framework for environmental management (allowance 2/2)
8.Basics of ecology, nature and landscape (allowance 2/2)
9.Sustainable development (allowance 4/4)
10.Sustainable Consumption and Production (allowance 2/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to work in interdisciplinary team
-Ability to work independently
-Science and research skills
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to understand basic legislation conditioning registration of land proprietary rights
-Apply environmental aspects in analytical, conceptual and implementation stage of dealing with a specific problem
-Conceptual solutions of regional development issues

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
     lecture24 h
     practice24 h
     seminar8 h
     preparation for exam20 h
     preparation for regular assessment11 h
     preparation for regular testing15 h
     preparation of presentation10 h
Total112 h
Assessment methods:
Credit based on the semester project submissions. Examination from the scope of presented topics supplemented by information from the study of literature.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQKOTOVICOVÁ, J.Čistší produkceBrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně200380-7157-675-1
RQKOTOVICOVÁ, J. -- KNOTEK, J. -- ULČÁK, Z. -- TRNKA, P. -- OPPELTOVÁ, P. -- HUBAČÍKOVÁ, V. -- STEJSKAL, B. -- FILIP, J. -- VAVERKOVÁ, M D. -- ŠŤASTNÁ, M. -- HORSÁK, Z. -- PRUDKÝ, J. -- VAISHAR, A.Ochrana životního prostředíBrnoAudiovizuální centrum MZLU v Brně2009978-80-7375-301-6
RECUNNINGHAM, W P. -- CUNNINGHAM, M A. -- SAIGO, B W.Environmental science : a global concernBostonMcGraw-Hill20050-07-243956-4
REBOTKIN, D B.Environmental science: earth as a living planetNew YorkJohn Wiley0-471-48816-X


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