Course: Seminar in Regional Geography of Europe

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Course title Seminar in Regional Geography of Europe
Course code KGG/SREV
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Jurek Martin, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The seminar is based on application of geographical knowledge and methods on the area of Europe. Emphasis is put on individual work with relevant sources and geographical databases, including ability to present knowledge and react in discussion of selected topic. A didactic form, team work and peer-to-peer feedback evaluation are encouraged for the presentations.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration, Activating (Simulations, Games, Dramatization)
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 10 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 60 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students, by means of didactic presentations, will actively extend their knowledge on regional issues in physical and social geography of Europe.
Explain geographical organization of Europe, deepen active knowledge and skills.
Knowledge within the scope of lectures on regional geography of Europe and didactics of geography.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Systematic Observation of Student

Team didactic presentation of a topic from the regional geography of Europe and written evaluation of presentations of all other teams.
Recommended literature
  • Blouet, B. W. (2012). The EU and neighbors: a geography of Europe in the modern world. Hoboken, N.J: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Hansen Čechová, B. (2006). Nápadník pro rozvoj klíčových kompetencí ve výuce. Praha:
  • Ostergren, R. C., & Le Bossé, M. (2011). The Europeans: a geography of people, culture, and environment. New York, N.Y: Guilford Press.
  • Petty, G., & Foltýn, J. (2013). Moderní vyučování. Praha: Portál.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Teaching Training in Geography for Secondary Schools (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter