Course: Field Work

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Course title Field Work
Course code CBG/KE
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • 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
prerequisite
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 an educational project focused on geography.
teaching methods
Field trip
Project-based instruction
Individual study
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Group presentation at a seminar
Project
Recommended literature
  • Šumava : příroda, historie, život. Vyd. 1. Praha : Baset, 2003. ISBN 80-7340-021-9.
  • 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
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2014) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer