Course: Historic Buildings - Understanding and Registration of Cultural-Historical Phenomenon

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Course title Historic Buildings - Understanding and Registration of Cultural-Historical Phenomenon
Course code KHI/QSP
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Bloch Jiří, Mgr.
  • Oppeltová Jana, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Mečkovský Robert, Mgr.
Course content
April 2015 (computer schoolroom): Briefing for students interested in the course, introduction to the history of the Premonstrian canonry in Teplá, briefing about the use of Powerpoint and photo editing. Second half of June 2015 - meeting with other members of the team, briefing about course schedule and organizational and methodical matters, introduction of participants into the area of the canonry and its history (including the history of the house and the order), tour around (farmyards, patronage churches and rectories, spa founded by the monastery).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Grafic and Art Activities, Activating (Simulations, Games, Dramatization)
  • Semestral Work - 20 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 80 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of this seminar is to introduce the Premonstratensian monastery complex in Teplá from three point of views: as a religious house, where monks live, pray and work; as a piece of art and as a monument, which gets its contemporary look during 9 centuries. Three groups of 4 participants will, along with lecturers, study individual buildings of canonry and its nearby area and what they will find they will present to other students. PZ
Student should learn how to approach a monument and its history in whole complexity. PZ
12 students of BA single-major or double-major history, of archive studies or of archaeology - B class. C class for others. PZ

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

Active participation, team cooperation during presentantions. PZ
Recommended literature
  • Bláha, J. a kol. (2005). Operativní průzkum a dokumentace historických staveb. Praha.
  • Blažíček, O. J. - Kropáček, J. (1991). Slovník pojmů z dějin umění. Praha.
  • Bloch, J. ? Bláha, J. (2006). Muzeum stavebních dějin a řemesel v Českém Krumlově. Český Krumlov .
  • Gniers, A. (1932). Topographie der historischen und kunstgeschichtlichen Denkmale in den Bezirken Tepl und Marienbad. Augsburg.
  • Herout Jaroslav. (2001). Slabikář návštěvníků památek. Praha.
  • Herout Jaroslav. (2002). Staletí kolem nás. Přehled stavebních slohů. Praha.
  • Hlinomaz, M. (2003). Klášter premonstrátů Teplá. Přehled dějin duchovního fenoménu Tepelska. Karlovy Vary.
  • Macek, P. (1997). Standardní nedestruktivní stavebně-historický průzkum. Praha.
  • Manguel, Alberto. (2007). Dějiny čtení. Brno.
  • Škabrada, J. (2003). Konstrukce historických staveb. Praha.
  • Štorm, B. (2007). Základy péče o stavební památky. Praha .
  • VLČEK, P. ? SOMMER, P. ? FOLTÝN, D. (1997). Encyklopedie českých klášterů. Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Archive Studies (2015) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts Archival Works (2015) History courses - Summer