Course syllabus RRGEA - Global Environmentalism in English (FRDIS - WS 2015/2016)Help

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Global Environmentalism in English
Course title in English: Global Environmentalism in English
WS 2015/2016
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 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 continuing
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad: -- item not defined --
Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Environmentalistics and Natural Resources (FRDIS)
Ing. Ebo Tawiah Quartey, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Global Environmentalism
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
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 content:
1.The Environment - terms, characteristics, overviews, structure of the environment, environmental typology. (allowance 2/2)
The Environment - biosphere and the landscape in relations (allowance 2/2)
The history and social foundations of environmental issues (allowance 2/2)
World globalization in relation to the environment (allowance 2/2)
5.Crucial aspects of the environment on a planetary level (allowance 2/2)
Global environmental problems - spherical and territorial (allowance 2/2)
Degradation and devastation of environmental components - spherical and territorial (allowance 2/2)
Nature and Environment of the Czech Republic (allowance 2/2)
World and international cooperation, control programs, institutions, global and international projects, methods of coordination. Governmental and non-governmental organizations (allowance 2/2)
The European Union and the environment. Approaches, governance, institutions, laws, regulations, summits and conferences (allowance 2/2)
Methods of permanent protection and care for the environment. Funds, programs and projects (allowance 2/2)
Research in the field of environment. Environmental education and training, strategy, goals, projects, methods (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
24 h
24 h
4 h
public presentation (oral)
4 h
preparation for exam
48 h
preparation of presentation
12 h
writing of seminar paper
24 h
140 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.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Environmental change: key issues and alternative perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 363 p. ISBN 0-521-53633-2.
CUNNINGHAM, W P. -- CUNNINGHAM, M A. -- SAIGO, B W. Environmental science : a global concern. 8th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2005. 600 p. ISBN 0-07-243956-4.
Statistická ročenka životního prostředí České republiky 2005: Statistical environmental yearbook of Czech republic 2005. 1st ed. Praha: Ministerstvo životního prostředí ČR, 2005. 473 p. ISBN 80-7212-360-2.
DOLMAN, A J. -- VERHAGEN, A. Global environmental change and land use. 1st ed. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003. 210 p. ISBN 1-4020-1346-9.

Development and perspectives of landscape ecology. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 498 p. ISBN 1-4020-0919-4.
FORMAN, R T T. Landscape Ecology. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1986. 619 p. ISBN 0-471-87037-4.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2015/2016
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 11/24/2015.

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