Course: Geographical Project

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Course title Geographical Project
Course code KGE/GEP
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ježek Jiří, Doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Set up a project, formulation of research problem Working with scientific sources Proposal of research methods Own research, data collecting Data processing and results Discussion of the results (accuracy etc..) Comparing results with scientific literature and theory Processing of final project report Presentation of the project

Learning activities and teaching methods
Project-based instruction, Task-based study method, Individual study, Seminar
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 50 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 44 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Knowledge of basic research methods in geography, working with scientific sources, skills for teamwork.
professional skills
Knowledge of basic research methods in geography, working with scientific sources, skills for teamwork.
general eligibility
not specify
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
Students are able to apply geographical research methods in practice and to present results according to theoretical background.
professional skills
Students are able to apply geographical research methods in practice and to present results according to theoretical background.
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Seminar
Task-based study method
Project-based instruction
Individual study
Discussion
professional skills
Task-based study method
Project-based instruction
general eligibility
Task-based study method
Project-based instruction
Discussion
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Project
Group presentation at a seminar
professional skills
Project
Group presentation at a seminar
general eligibility
Project
Group presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • CLIFFORD, Nicholas; FRENCH, Shaun; VALENTINE, Gill. Key Methods in Geography. 2nd edition. London, 2010. ISBN 978-1-4129-3508-1.
  • Cresswell, Tim. Geographic thought : a critical introduction. 1st pub. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4051-6939-4.
  • GOMEZ, Basil; JONES III, Paul J. Research Methods in Geography. Malden. ISBN 978-1-4051-0711-2.
  • Hendl, Jan. Kvalitativní výzkum : základní metody a aplikace. Vyd. 1. Praha : Portál, 2005. ISBN 80-7367-040-2.
  • Kopp, J. aj. Úvod do regionálního výzkumu. ZČU Plzeň, 2001.
  • Novotná, M., Kopp, J. Geografické metody výzkumu malé oblasti. Plzeň: ZČU, 1997.


Study plans that include the course
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