Course: Individual Field Work 4

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Course title Individual Field Work 4
Course code KGE/SRGV4
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Preis Jiří, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Novotná Marie, Doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
The course includes: methods of field research, creating of geographical database, questionnaire survey and interview, elaborating of archival materials and analysis of socio-economic processes in a municipal or rural areas. Presenting outputs.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Students' portfolio, One-to-One tutorial, Internship, Task-based study method, Textual studies
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Attendance on a field trip (number of real hours - maximum 8h/day) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Succesful passing of previous terms of a study programme (all pre-requisit and recommended subjects).
learning outcomes
A student is able to work and process data, do filed research and scietnific measuring in the field. He is able to apply various geographical methods and he understands his own important role in participating of researches that take place in the Department of Geography.
teaching methods
Task-based study method
Textual studies
Students' portfolio
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • Hendl, Jan. Kvalitativní výzkum. Praha, 2005. ISBN 978-80-7367-485-4.
  • Hendl, Jan. Přehled statistických metod. Praha: Portál, 2006. ISBN 978-80-7367-482-3.
  • Novotná, Marie. GIS Nečtinsko. V Plzni : Západočeská univerzita, 2006. ISBN 80-7043-425-2.

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 (2013) Geography courses 3 Winter