Course: Etology

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Course title Etology
Course code CBG/ETOL
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Kout Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Jízbová Michaela, Mgr.
Course content
1. Ethology - base, 2. Neuroetologie, hormonal regulation, nervous systhem, 3. Senses, 4. Ontogeny of behaviour 5. Learning and remembering, 6. Social behaviour 7. Territoriality 8. Biokomunivcation 9. Sexual behaviour 10. Mating systems 11. Parental care 12. Biorhythms 13. Ethological tests 14. Credit test

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture with a video analysis, Multimedia supported teaching, Self-study of literature
  • Contact hours - 13 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 25 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 5 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
know zoological taxonomy at the upper secondary school level
know ecological relations among living organisms at the upper secondary school level
know common species of animals at the upper secondary school level
know principal methods of biologic research
professional skills
be able to understand interdisciplinary relations
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
know the nature of the animal behavior
understand the relations among animals at intraspecific and interspecific level
understand the role of the nervous and endocrine systems in the behavior of animals
professional skills
be able to link information from ecology, physiology and zoology to the behavior of animals
be able to use different research methods in the field
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture with a video analysis
Interactive lecture
Multimedia supported teaching
Self-study of literature
professional skills
Seminar
general eligibility
Seminar
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Test
professional skills
Skills demonstration during seminar
Seminar work
general eligibility
Skills demonstration during seminar
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Gaisler, J. Úvod do etologie. Praha, 1989.
  • Lorenz, Konrad. Základy etologie : srovnávací výzkum chování. Praha : Academia, 1993. ISBN 80-200-0477-7.
  • Veselovský, Zdeněk. Etologie : biologie chování zvířat. Praha : Academia, 2005. ISBN 80-200-1331-8.
  • Veselovský, Zdeněk. Chováme se jako zvířata?. Praha : Panorama, 1992. ISBN 80-7038-240-6.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (14) Biology courses - Winter
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Biology (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Biology (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Biology (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2014) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter