Course: Individual Field Work 2

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Course title Individual Field Work 2
Course code KGE/SRGV2
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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)
  • Kopp Jan, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Matušková Alena, Doc. PaedDr. CSc.
Course content
Students will participate in resolution of research projects at the department of Geography. According to solved problems students will utilize following research methods: data collecting, data processing by means of analytical tools, written or oral presentation of outcomes of field work.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, One-to-One tutorial, Task-based study method, Students' self-study, Lecture, Field trip
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 4 hours per semester
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 10 hours per semester
  • Attendance on a field trip (number of real hours - maximum 8h/day) - 14 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
to know the basics of geography on graduate-level high school
professional skills
to be able self work in the landscape
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
to know to select the appropriate analytical and synthetic methods of data processing
professional skills
be able to collect primary and secondary data from various sources
to know to use the appropriate analytical and synthetic methods of data processing
be able to use practical experiences obtained during the study of geographical issues
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Field trip
Task-based study method
Students' self-study
One-to-One tutorial
Discussion
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during field trip
Portfolio
Project
Recommended literature
  • Burt, James E.; Barber, Gerald M.; Rigby, David L. Elementary statistics for geographers. 3rd ed. New York : Guilford Press, 2009. ISBN 978-1-57230-484-0.
  • Hendl, Jan. Přehled statistických metod : analýza a metaanalýza dat. 3., přeprac. vyd. Praha : Portál, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7367-482-3.
  • Kopp, Jan. Nauka o krajině a životním prostředí : cvičení. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 2005. ISBN 80-7043-311-6.
  • Matušková, Alena; Červený, Pavel. Cvičení ze statistických a grafických metod pro geografy. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 2003. ISBN 80-7082-961-3.
  • Strahler, Alan H.; Strahler, Arthur Newell. Laboratory manual for physical geography. Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2004. ISBN 0-471-47670-6.


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 (2017) Geography courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2013) Geography courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses 1 Summer