Course: Ecology 2

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Course title Ecology 2
Course code KEE/EKO2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ščerba Eduard, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Jindra Petr, Ing.
Course content
1st Abiotic factors and conditions of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems for plants, animals and humans. 2nd Biotic factors and conditions of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems for plants, animals and humans. 3rd Natural and artificial ecosystems. 4th Introduction to agroecology. 5th Fundamentals of ecological (organic, biodynamic agriculture). 6th Management and marketing of organic agriculture. 7th Introduction to forest ecology. 8th Fundamentals and principles of sustainable forest management. 9th Management of protection and production forests. 10th Fundamentals of Landscape Ecology. 11th Management and protection and landscaping. 12th Territorial system of ecological stability of landscape. 13th Strategy, resources and tools for sustainable development.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching, Lecture, Seminar, Field trip
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 3 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Graduate study programme term essay (40-50) - 30 hours per semester
  • Attendance on a field trip (number of real hours - maximum 8h/day) - 4 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Knowledge of ecological relationships that enable understanding of relationships in nature.
learning outcomes
Students can use and apply acquired knowledge and information from theoretical and practical instruction and technical excursions in personal and professional lives. Passing the course will enable them an easy navigation and multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary areas of importance in applied ecology.
teaching methods
Lecture
Seminar
Field trip
Multimedia supported teaching
assessment methods
Combined exam
Test
Recommended literature
  • Ekologie živočichů. 1. vyd. Praha : SPN, 1985.
  • Forman, Richard T. T.; Godron, Michel. Krajinná ekologie. null. Praha : Academia, 1993. ISBN 80-200-0464-5.
  • Slavíková, Jiřina. Ekologie rostlin : Celost. vysokošk. učebnice pro stud. přírodověd. fakult. 1. vyd. Praha : SPN, 1986.
  • Z.Stoklasa. Ekologie krajiny.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering (16) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering (10) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Summer