Course: Determination of Vertebrates

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Course title Determination of Vertebrates
Course code KBI/DEO
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ditrich Tomáš, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1.+2. Determination of the Czech fish fauna based on morphological features. 3. Determination of developmental stages of amphibians. Identification of frogs according to their voices. 4.-6. Field identification of birds, identification of birds according to their voices and practical identification of collected materials. 7.+8. Practical identification of mammals according to the collected materials. 9.+10. Practical osteology of mammals and birds. 11.-14. Vertebrates in the Czech ZOOs.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Monitoring, Demonstration, Projection, Skills training, Laboratory, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
Selected methodical attempts to identification of vertebrates (of the Czech fauna) based on morphological parameters. Determination of the Czech fish fauna. Identification of developmental stages of amphibians. Practical osteology of small mammals. Identification of frogs and birds according to their voices. Vertebrates in ZOOs.
Widening of the knowledge of identification of vertebrates above the scope of the basic course.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay, Student performance assessment, Systematic student observation

To show overwiev on methodical approaches in identification of vertebrates based on morphological features and on the Czech fauna of vertebrates. Practical identification of collected materiál, field identification and important taxa bred in ZOOs.
Recommended literature
  • Anděra M., Horáček I.:. Poznáváme naše savce. Praha, Sobotáles. 2005.
  • Balát, F.:. Klíč k určování našich ptáků v přírodě. Praha, Academia, 1986.
  • Baruš, V. - Oliva, O. a kol.:. Mihulovci a ryby II. Praha, Academia, 1995.
  • Baruš, V. - Oliva, O. a kol.:. Mihulovci a ryby I. Praha, Academia, 1995.
  • Baruš, V. - Oliva, O. a kol.:. Obojživelníci. Praha, Academia, 1992.
  • Baruš V., Oliva O., a kol.:. Fauna ČSFR: Plazi. Academia, Praha. 1992.
  • Dungel J., Gaisler J.:. Atlas savců ČR a SR. Academia, Praha. 2002.
  • Dungel J., Hudec K.:. Atlas ptáků ČR a SR.. Praha, Academia, 2001.
  • Dungel J., Řehák Z.:. Atlas ryb, obojživelníků a plazů ČR a SR.. Praha, Academia, 2005.
  • Hanel L., Lusk S.:. Ryby a mihule České republiky. ČSOP Vlašim, 2005.
  • Hudec K., Černý W. a kol.:. Fauna ČSSR 19,21,23,24,27. Ptáci - Aves I, II, III. Academia, Praha..
  • Hudec K., Šťastný K. a kol.:. Fauna ČR. Ptáci 2/I a 2/II. Academia, Praha. 2005.
  • Nelson J.S.:. Fishes of the world. John Wiley&Sons, Ins., Hoboken, New Jersey. 2006.


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