Course: Geographical Project

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Course title Geographical Project
Course code KGI/GEPRO
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
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
  • Brus Jan, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Pászto Vít, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Svobodová Jana, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1 Types of tasks in the geographical research 2 Data sources for research in the field of physic geography 3 Data sources for research in the field of social geography 4 General methods for data acquisition 5 Methods for research in physic geography 6 Methods for research in social geography 7 Application of the research methods in practice 8 Application of the research methods in practice 9 Application of the research methods in practice 10 Evaluation of the quality of the resulting projects

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work Activities
Learning outcomes

Define the main ideas and conceptions of the subject, describe the main approaches of the studied topics, recall the theoretical knowledge for solution of model problems.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Analysis of Activities ( Technical works)

Student has to prove the knowledge of the subject topics.
Recommended literature
  • Abler, R., Adams, J. S., Gould, P. (1971). Spatial Organization : The Geographer's View of the World. Englewood Cliffs (USA): Prentice Hall.
  • Hendl, J. (2005). Kvalitativní výzkum. Praha: Portál.
  • Ivanička, K. (1987). Základy teórie a metodológie socioekonomickej geografie. Bratislava: SPN.
  • Minár, J., Trizna, M. (eds.). (1999). Teoreticko-metodologické problémy geografie, príbuzných disciplín a ich aplikácie. Bratislava: Univerzita Komenského.
  • Strahler, A., Strahler, A. (2004). Laboratory Manual for Physical Geography. Hoboken (NJ, USA): John Wiley & Sons.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Geoinformatics and Geography (1) Geography courses 3 Winter