Course: Geographical field trip in the Czech Republic

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Course title Geographical field trip in the Czech Republic
Course code KGG/KGEXE
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Mintálová Tatiana, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Fňukal Miloš, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Complex field trip in geography is aimed at practical application of knowledge acquired in individual geographical disciplines. Students will visit important physical geographical and settlement localities in model areas (e.g. Broumovsko: Adršpašsko-teplické rocky town, Broumov monastery; Trutnovsko: Žacléřsko-svatoňovický coal mining district; the Giant Mts.; Frýdlantsko: the Jizerské Mts., Lázně Libverda; Českolipsko: former military area Ralsko; Mladoboleslavsko: Škoda Auto works, Dokesko). Natural and socio-economic potential of localities and possibilities of its realisation are assessed.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Observation
  • Homework for Teaching - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 30 hours per semester
  • Excursion - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to enable students to understand the physical geographical and human geographical phenomena in region.
Upon the completion of the course students should be able to explain the physical geographical and human geographical phenomena in selected region.
Prerequisites
Elementary knowledge in Physical Geography and Human Geography.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Analysis of linguistic, Dialog

Active participation; presentation
Recommended literature
  • regionální literatura k modelovým regionům.
  • Czudek, T. (1997). Reliéf Moravy a Slezska v kvartéru. Tišnov: SURSUM.
  • Czudek, T. (2005). Vývoj reliéfu krajiny České republiky v kvartéru. Brno: Moravské zemské muzeum.
  • Hampl, M. (2001). Regionální vývoj : specifika české transformace, evropská integrace a obecná teorie. Praha: PřF UK.
  • Herčík, F., Herrmann, Z., Valečka, J. (1999). Hydrogeologie České křídové pánve. Praha: Český geologický ústav.
  • Chlupáč, I. et al. (2002). Geologická minulost České republiky. Academia Praha.
  • Mackovčin, P., Sedláček, P. (eds.). (2005). Chráněná území ČR. Svazek I-XIV. Praha: Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny.
  • Toušek, V. et al. (2005). Czech Republic - Portraits of Regions. Praha: Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science International Development Studies (2015) Social sciences - Summer
Faculty of Science International Development Studies (1) Social sciences - Summer