Course: Visit 2

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Course title Visit 2
Course code CBG/DE2
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Mentlík Pavel, Doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Novotná Marie, Doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
Students will familiarize with a chosen region. They will participate in creation of educational geographical projects for primary and secondary education. Content of projects will concerned recognition of the region and understanding the phenomena and processes in landscape and socio-economical micro-region.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Project-based instruction, Students' portfolio, Individual study, Field trip
  • Attendance on a field trip (number of real hours - maximum 8h/day) - 40 hours per semester
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 12 hours per semester
professional knowledge
To pass the course students are expected to have accomplished the courses focused on physiological area, population on the Earth, socio-economic sphere and geographic cartography and topography. The course also requires theoretical knowledge of didactic teaching methods and ability of usage of geographic information systems and navigational systems.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to prepare and compile an educational project focused on geography in a chosen region.
teaching methods
Field trip
Project-based instruction
Individual study
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Group presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Šumava : příroda, historie, život.. Praha: Baset, 2003.
  • Plzeňsko : příroda, historie, život.. Praha: Baset, 2008.
  • Projekty ve spolupráci s NP Šumava.[on line] Server GIS na KGE. Plzeň : ZČU. [cit. 2.10.2006]. . Plzeň, 2008.
  • Terénní geografický výzkum na Nečtinsku. [on line] Server GIS na KGE. Plzeň : ZČU. [cit. 2.10.2006]. . Plzeň, 2005.
  • Graham Pike, David Selby. Cvičení a hry pro globální výchovu. 1. Praha, 2000. ISBN 80-7178-369-2.
  • Graham Pike, David Selby. Cvičení a hry pro globální výchovu. 2. Praha, 2000. ISBN 80-7178-474-5.
  • Novotná, Marie. GIS Nečtinsko. V Plzni : Západočeská univerzita, 2006. ISBN 80-7043-425-2.

Study plans that include the course
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