Course: World history of the 20th century

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Course title World history of the 20th century
Course code KHI/ODSOU
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
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)
  • Ulvr Michal, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course provides a basic overview of the trends influencing the political, economic and social development of Europe and the world in the period from 1918 to 1945 and from 1945 until the turn of the 80s and 90s. Emphasis will be placed on the comparison between countries and regions, personalities and trends, not neglected cultural context; although it is the course of general history, it will also discussed the history of the interwar and postwar Czechoslovakia in the context of contemporary Europe.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming)
  • Class attendance - 42 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 69 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 69 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The main focus of this lecture is the basic timeline of the most important events of the 20th century. It deals with the main political, cultural, economic and social developments not only on the old continent, but Asia and America as well.
Students will learn zkladními trends influencing the political, economic and social development of Europe and the world in the period from 1918 to 1945 and from 1945 until the turn of the 80 and 90 years.
Prerequisites
Fulfilment of previous study obligations, knowledge of general history.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Active attendance on discussions (lessons); fulfilment of homework; passing a test successfully; study of recommended literature
Recommended literature
  • Davis,N.. Evropa. Dějiny jednoho kontinentu, Praha 2001. &, &.
  • Hroch,M. a kol. Dějiny novověku.


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): Teacher Training for Lower Secondary Schools - History (15) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Teacher Training for Lower Secondary Schools - History (18) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Teacher Training for Lower Secondary Schools - History (17) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer