Course: American Studies

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Course title American Studies
Course code KAN/AIAS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Klečková Gabriela, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Vice William Bradley, Ph.D.
Course content
The Northeast The Middle Atlantic The South The Midwest The Southwest The West

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Cooperative instruction, Discussion, Individual study, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 24 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 25 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students can identify individual US geographical regions describe characteristics of individual regions discuss regional differences with reference to historical, geographical and political influences
teaching methods
Seminar
Textual studies
Collaborative instruction
Cooperative instruction
Individual study
Discussion
assessment methods
Test
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Bromhead, Peter. Life in modern America. 8th ed. Essex : Longman, 1996. ISBN 0-582-01838-2.
  • kol. The United States Past to Present.
  • O`Callaghan, B. An Illustrated History of the USA. &.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter