Course: Ecology

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Course title Ecology
Course code KFY/EKL
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Šerá Božena, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Ditrich Tomáš, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Ecology versus environment science 2. Life contitions in the environment 3. Organisms and the environment 4. Energy flows and flows of substances in the environment 5. Individuals, species, populations 6. Communities and ecosystems 7. The man's influence on the environment 8. Human population growth 9. Biological diversity protection 10. Atmosphere, climate 11. Water ecology 12. Soil exploiting and food production 13. Energy, raw materials and wastes 14. Human society versus the environment

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Ecology is a biological scientific branch dealing with relations between organisims and their environment in a broader biological environment context. The aim is to introduce ecological terms and in an integrated way to deal with the problematic of from the individual to whole ecosystems. The course is designed for ecologically oriented students.
Students acquire basic orientation in the relations of man and human society to the environment.
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Active participation, seminar paper.
Recommended literature
  • Begon - Harper - Towsend. Ekologie. Jedinci, populace a společenstva. Olomouc, UP, 1997.
  • Odum. Základy ekologie. Praha, Academia, 1977.


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