Course: Applied Field Trip

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Course title Applied Field Trip
Course code KGE/KOGEX
Organizational form of instruction Excursion
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
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)
  • Preis Jiří, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
During semester: Preparation of the field trip. Creating working groups. Itinerary and day-today schedule preparation. Logistics preparations. At the end of the semester: Completion of the group field trip and its feedback/evaluation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Self-study of literature, Practicum, Field trip
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 25 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 15 hours per semester
  • Attendance on a field trip (number of real hours - maximum 8h/day) - 80 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
To have advanced knowledge of physical, human and regional geographies on the Bachelor study programme' level.
To travel with a group of fellow students and spend with them more than one day out of his/her home.
professional skills
To be able to work in a team.
To communicate in foreign language.
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
To have advanced knowledge about the target region, its population, natural and socioeconomic conditions, historical context and current development.
To know relevant sources where to look for reliable information and data about the region.
professional skills
To apply knowledge from physical, human and regional geographies when searching geographical field.
To be able to acquire, process, interpret and evaluate geographical information and data from relevant sources.
To assume a team work.
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Practicum
Field trip
Self-study of literature
Discussion
assessment methods
Group presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Čechurová, M., Preis, J. Zahraniční geografická exkurze: příprava, realizace, význam. Praha, 2012.
  • Jonasson, M. Framing Learning Conditions in Geography Excursions. 2011.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2017) Geography courses 3 Winter