Course: Environmental Studies and Global Problems for Science

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Course title Environmental Studies and Global Problems for Science
Course code KCH/ZPG
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Šedlbauer Josef, prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Environmental Studies as a border science. The aim of subject is to familiarize students with main topics of environmental studies.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Written assignment presentation and defence, Demonstration of student skills
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 50 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Master: main topics of environmental studies.
Basic knowledge on field including skills.
Prerequisites
knowledge of high school chemistry and biology

Assessment methods and criteria
Written assignment, Presentation of acquired knowledge via paper, Test

Fulfilment of requirements of final paper exam. Seminar work and its defense or participation in a one-day field measurement and presentation of measurement results.
Recommended literature
  • Moldan, B., Hák, T., Kolářová, H. K udržitelnému rozvoji České republiky - vytváření podmínek, sv.1-5. COŽP UK Praha, 2002.
  • Wright, R.T. Environmental Science. Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, 2005.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Professional studies for lower-secondary school teachers. (18) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Education in Leisure Time (20) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Mechatronics, Informatics and Interdisciplinary Studies Study plan (Version): Applied Sciences in Engineering (2019) Category: Special and interdisciplinary fields 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Applied Geography (19) Category: Geography courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Applied Geography (20) Category: Geography courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Education in Leisure Time (20) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Mechatronics, Informatics and Interdisciplinary Studies Study plan (Version): Applied Sciences in Engineering (2016) Category: Special and interdisciplinary fields 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Applied Geography (19) Category: Geography courses 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer