Course: Field practice and excursion in regional development

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Course title Field practice and excursion in regional development
Course code KGE/TCRR
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Bičík Ivan, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Kraft Stanislav, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The subject's goal is, through the form of field exercises, to identify the major issues and barriers of the regional development. During the field exercises will be chosen the actors of regional development (mayors, local business elites, local action groups, regional development agencies, etc..) in the model region. Through the discussion's and meeting's forms the students will be discussed the main topics of regional development. Due to the exercises, students will acquire practical knowledges of the regional development in the factual region.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Monitoring, Demonstration
Learning outcomes
Allow students to gain the practical experiences in issues of the regional development.
The students´ skills after completing the course are primarily based on the objectives and the content of the subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Individual work - Premeditate preparation for the stated excursion's topics of the regional development.
Recommended literature
  • BLAŽEK, J., UHLÍŘ, D. (2011):. Teorie regionálního rozvoje - nástin, kritika, implikace. Praha, Karolinum, 212 s.
  • HAMPL, M. a kol. (1998):. Realita, společnost a geografická organizace: hledání integrálního řádu. Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Přírodovědecká fakulta, Praha, 110 s.
  • JEŽEK, J. (2004):. Aplikovaná geografie města. Západočeská univerzita v Plzni, 145 s.
  • WOKOUN, R., MALINOVSKÝ, J., DAMBORSKÝ, M., BLAŽEK, J. a kol. (2008):. Regionální rozvoj (Východiska regionálního rozvoje, regionální politika, teorie, strategie a programování), Praha, Linde, 475 s.

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): Introductory teacher training course in geography (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer