Course syllabus EGO - Economic Geography (FRDIS - SS 2013/2014)


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Course code:
EGO
Course title in Czech:
Economic Geography
Course title in English:
Economic Geography
Semester:
SS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master; master continuing
Course type:
required
Type of delivery: usual, consulting
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department: Department of Regional Development (FRDIS)
Faculty:
Teachers:
Mgr. Petr Klusáček, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Mgr. Ondřej Konečný, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Mgr. Tomáš Krejčí (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites:
none
 
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
On the bases of general cognition of economic geography, of its factual account and its methods the students should acquire ability of retrieval new concrete findings about discussed theme and ability of their synthesis in the complex territorial framework of evolutionary relationship partial natural and spheres.
 
Course content:
1.
Economic geography in general (allowance 4/4)
 
a.
Economic geography as scientific discipline
b.
Methods of economic geography
c.
Database of economic geography
d.
Processing of database of economic geography
e.Nongeographic and geographic classification of economic activities

2.
Geographical aspects of manifestations of geographic regularities (allowance 4/4)
 
a.
Territorial development of economy and its reflection in the development of economics and economic geography
b.Interaction between landscape sphere and economic-geographical subsphere
c.
Geographical aspects of natural and social conditions of economy
d.
Geographical aspects of influence of economy on natural and social spheres

3.
Sectoral and complex economic geography (allowance 12/12)
 
a.
Geography of plant and animal production
b.
Geography of mining industry
c.
Geography of power industry
d.
Geography of manufacturing industry
e.Geography of waste economy
f.
Geography of transport, communication and information
g.
Geography of tertiary services, trade and finances
h.Geography of social services
i.Complex economic geography

4.
Regional economic geography, synthesis and prognosis (allowance 8/8)
 
a.
Economic-geographic regionalization
b.
Geography of regional economy
c.
Geography of word economy, poles and zones of development and synergetic effects
d.
Economic-geographic aspects of globalization and economic integration
e.Economic geography of Czech republic
f.
Economic-geographic projections and prognosis
g.Economic-geographic synthesis and applications

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
36 h
practice
12 h
preparation for exam35 h
preparation of presentation
4 h
elaboration of reports
25 h
Total
112 h
 
Assessment methods:
Fulfillment of conditions for credit (obligatory attendance in seminars, seminar paper submission and its presentation) individually or in seminar groups. Written and oral exam. For participation in oral exam, written exam must be fulfilled at least 60 %. Total grade results from both parts of the exam (written and oral).
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
BIČÍK, I. Školní atlas dnešního světa. 1st ed. Praha: Terra, 2001. 183 p. ISBN 80-902282-2-4.
TOUŠEK, V. -- KUNC, J. -- VYSTOUPIL, J. et al. Ekonomická a sociální geografie. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, vydavatelství a nakladatelství, 2008. 411 p. ISBN 978-80-7380-114-4.
KONEČNÝ, O. Ekonomická geografie: proměny v globální ekonomice a průmyslu. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 142 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-798-4.

Recommended:
CLARK, G L. -- FELDMAN, M P. -- GERTLER, M S. et al. The Oxford handbook of economic geography. Oxford [u.a.: Oxford Univ. Press, 2009. 742 p. ISBN 978-0-19-925083-7.
Global shift: reshaping the global economic map in the 21st century. 4th ed. London: Sage Publications, 2003. 632 p. ISBN 0-7619-7150-5.
KNOX, P L. -- AGNEW, J A. -- MCCARTHY, L. The geography of the world economy. 5th ed. London: Hodder Education, 2008. 464 p. ISBN 978-0-340-94835-4.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and environmental development of regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017 (and older)
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