Course: Human ontogenesis and anthropology

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Course title Human ontogenesis and anthropology
Course code KBI/CLO02
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hrušková Martina, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures 1.-5. The Human Ontogeny. The Prenatal Ontogeny. The Postnatal Ontogeny. The Genetic Diseases and their Causes. The Growth. The Karlsberg's Model of Growth. The Somatotypes. The Secular Trend. 6.-9. The Human Phylogeny. The Evolutionary History of Primates. The Human Vestigiality. The Archaeological Deposits. 10.-11. The Human Ecology. The Changes in the Phylogeny of Primates. The Morphological, Physiological, Social and Cultural Changes. 12.-14. The Ethnic Anthropology. The Racial and Ethnic Groups.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration, Projection
Learning outcomes
The course is focused on the human ontogeny and phylogeny. Emphasis is placed on childhood with its psychological, social and pedagogical aspects in the ontogeny, on genus Homo and other hominins (australopithecines) in the phylogeny. The human ecology and ethnic anthropology are also a part of the course. The comparative and evolutionary aspects, the interdisciplinarity and didactics.
Knowledge of the functional biology is an educational background for teaching the human biology at secondary school.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Student performance assessment, Didactic test, Interview

Knowledge of the human ontogeny and phylogeny, the ethnic anthropology, the human ecology, including its comparative and evolutionary aspects, the interdisciplinarity and didactics.
Recommended literature
  • Beneš, J.:. Člověk. Praha, Mladá fronta, 1994.
  • Hajn, V.:. Antropologie. Učební texty UP Olomouc, 1998.
  • Klementa, J. a kol:. Somatologie a antropologie. SPN, Praha, 1981.
  • Šmahel Z.:. Evoluce rodu Homo I. - VI. Živa, 2003, č. 1-6.
  • Šmahel Z.:. Příběh lidského rodu. Moravské zemské muzeum, Brno, 2005.
  • Vančata, V.,:. Paleoantropologie. Nadace Universitas Masarykiana, Masarykova Universita v Brně, Edice Scientia, Nauma, Brno, 2003.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in natural history (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in natural history (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in natural history (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer