Course: The global problems of environmental

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Course title The global problems of environmental
Course code KBI/ENV05
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
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)
  • Ditrich Tomáš, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Chmelová Štěpánka, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. The environmental problems - basic (openig) lesson 2. Climate change 3. Energy and peak oil 4. Water in landscape 5. Biodiversity loss 6. Environment and agriculture 7. The substances extraneous in enviroment 8. Waste 9. Transnational corporation 10. Genetic engeneering 11. Nuclear energetics, uranium

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The summary environmental problems in social, economic and health context. The basic of theory to other objects in cross-disciplinary theme "Environmental education" target the methods and practice. Themes: energy - renewable resources of energy, climate-changes, water, biodiversity, substances extraneous in environmental, agriculture, variance "north" versus "south" - riches and poverty, the third world, environmental economy, sustainable development and living.
The students obtain the summary of global environmental problems.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

Test
Recommended literature
  • Centrum pro otázky životního prostředí UK, 2003: Česká republika: Deset let udržitelného rozvoje?.
  • Projektové a strategické plán.pro neziskové organizace. Praha: REC a CpKP, 2003.
  • Ročenky amerického environmentálního think-tanku WorldWatch State ofthe World. Earthscan, Washington.
  • Douthwaite, R.:. Before the wells run dry. Feasta, Dublin. 2004.
  • Kol. autorů:. Dobrovolníci v neziskových organizacích. Praha: ICN, 2001.
  • Kolektiv:. Biologická rozmanitost na Zemi: stav a perspektivy. Scientia, Praha. 2004.
  • Kolektiv:. Environmentální výhled OECD. MŽP ČR, Praha.Kažmiersky, T. a Pecl, P. 2001.
  • Kolektiv:. Životní prostředí v České republice 1989-2004. CENIA, Praha. 2005.
  • KORTEN, D.:. Keď korporácie vládnu svetu. Mikuláš Hučko. Paradigma, Košice. 2001.
  • Moldan B.:. Ekologická dimenze udržitelného rozvoje. Karolinum, UK Praha. 2001.
  • Moldan B.:. (Ne)udržitelný rozvoj ekologie, hrozba a naděje.. Karolinum, Praha, 2001.
  • Pretty, J.:. The Living Land. Earthscan, London. 2001.
  • Silver, S.:. Vztahy se sdělovacími prostředky: příručka pro nevládní organizace. (Nedatováno)..
  • Sutcliffe, B.:. 100 ways of seeing an unequal world. Zed Books, London. 2001.


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): Common module (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Common module (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Common module (2) Category: Physical education and sport 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Instrument playing or singing for education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Common module (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Instrument playing or singing for education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): - (2) Category: Physical education and sport 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter