Course: Applied Anthropology

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Course title Applied Anthropology
Course code KAZ/APANK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Zemánek Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
For applications of biological anthropology are discussed application directions in health, criminology and justice, sport, education and industry. Principles are separate entities applying knowledge in the health and social work, education and ergonomics ergonomics within the meaning of optimizing physical elements of products and environments, including optimization of work organization. It discussed the importance of industrial design and design in meeting human needs, protect human health and esthetic environment. The course emphasizes biopsychosocial unity of man and the importance of interpersonal relationships and the deliberate creation of human conditions such as conservation and development of human societies.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Projection (static, dynamic), Training in job and motor Skils
  • Attendace - 14 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 14 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 4 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Applied (also used a.) anthropology uses theoretical conclusions, results, methods and techniques from all areas of the human sciences to meet the legitimate needs of man and the influence of sociocultural processes (not necessarily limited to the application of physical anthropology). They also discussed the possibility of taking knowledge of social and cultural anthropology (organization and order of human society, intercultural communication, value systems, traditions).
Student will be able to: - Define Anthropology - Describe the various disciplines anthropology - Analyze the relationships between disciplines
The prerequisite is completion: - The subject of biology in the context of grammar school curriculum - Study disciplines Introduction to Anthropology

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam, Seminar Work

Participation in education Essay Theoretical homework
Recommended literature
  • Gilbertová, S., Matoušek, O. (2002). Ergonomie. Optimalizace lidské činnosti. Praha.
  • Glivický, V. aj. (2004). Ergonomie na pracovištích I.-VII.. Praha.
  • Matoušek, O., Baumbruk, J. (1998). Pracovní místo a zdraví.. Praha.
  • MURPHY, R. F. (1998). Úvod do kulturní a sociální antropologie. Praha.
  • PELCOVÁ, N. (2000). Filosofická a pedagogická antropologie. Praha: Nakladatelství Karolinum.
  • REITEROVÁ, S. - ŠTEIGL, J. (2007). Biologie člověka a zdravotnická prevence. Olomouc.
  • WOLF, J. (1992). Člověk a jeho Svět. Praha: Karolinum.

Study plans that include the course
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