Course syllabus RRGE - Global Environmentalism (FRDIS - SS 2013/2014)

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Course code: RRGE
Course title in language of instruction: Globální environmentalistika
Course title in Czech: Global Environmentalism
Course title in English: Global Environmentalism
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: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: SS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: Bc. Ing. Ivana Lampartová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Global Environmentalism in English
Aims of the course:
A comprehensive overview of the issues of environmental protection in the global and territorial levels (strategy, concepts, principles, principles and methods of environmentalism, a constituent of care).
Course contents:
1.The Environment - terms, characteristics, overviews, structure of the environment, environmental typology. (allowance 2/2)
2.The Environment - biosphere and the landscape in relations (allowance 2/2)
3.The history and social foundations of environmental issues (allowance 2/2)
4.World globalization in relation to the environment (allowance 2/2)
5.Crucial aspects of the environment on a planetary level (allowance 2/2)
6.Global environmental problems - spherical and territorial (allowance 2/2)
7.Degradation and devastation of environmental components - spherical and territorial (allowance 2/2)
8.Nature and Environment of the Czech Republic (allowance 2/2)
9.World and international cooperation, control programs, institutions, global and international projects, methods of coordination. Governmental and non-governmental organizations. (allowance 2/2)
10.The European Union and the environment. Approaches, governance, institutions, laws, regulations, summits and conferences (allowance 2/2)
11.Methods of permanent protection and care for the environment. Funds, programs and projects (allowance 2/2)
12.Research in the field of environment. Environmental education and training, strategy, goals, projects, methods (allowance 2/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to work in international context
-ability to work independently
-general knowledge
-work in team

Specific competences:
-Ability to analyze the global environmental problems.
-Ability to manage the environmental problems at European and national level.
-Knowledge of environmental legislative and further instruments of sustainable development in EU.

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
     consultation4 h
     public presentation (oral)4 h
     preparation for exam48 h
     preparation of presentation12 h
     writing of seminar paper24 h
Total140 h
Assessment methods:
Credits are awarded based on submitted and presented seminar paper. The exam examines knowledge gained from the presented topics, supplemented by information from the relevant study literature.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQDevelopment and perspectives of landscape ecologyDordrechtKluwer Academic Publishers1-4020-0919-4
RQFORMAN, R T T. -- GODRON, M.Krajinná ekologiePrahaAcademia :199380-200-0464-5
RQLIPSKÝ, Z.Sledování změn v kulturní krajině. Učební text pro cvičení z předmětu Krajinná ekologieKostelec nad Černými lesyLesnická práce200080-213-0643-2
RQStatistická ročenka životního prostředí České republiky 2005: Statistical environmental yearbook of Czech republic 2005PrahaMinisterstvo životního prostředí ČR200580-7212-360-2
RQStátní politika životního prostředí: leden 2001PrahaMinisterstvo život.prostředí2001
RQCol.Zákon o ochraně přírody a krajiny: komentářV PrazeC.H. Beck2007978-80-7179-585-8
REDUVIGNEAUD, P. -- MEZŘICKÝ, V.Ekologická syntézaPrahaAcademia1988


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