Course: Human Geography 2

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Course title Human Geography 2
Course code KGE/HG2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Murgaš František, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Human Geography 2 (economic geography) 2. Geography of the wealth and poverty 1 3. Geography of the wealth and poverty 2 4. Extraction of minerals 5. Geography of agriculture 6. Industrial geography 7. Transportation geography, geography of services, tourism 8. Creative class, creative capital 9. Quality of life 10. Selected problems of human geography 11. Globalization 12. Regional development

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments)
  • Presentation preparation (report) - 8 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 14 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 42 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The subject is human geography, which, together with the physical and regional geography is one of the fundamental pillars of professional geographic education. In the second of three courses, the emphasis is on economic geography
Understanding the complexity and spatial differentiation of contemporary economic processes at medium and high hierarchical levels and their interaction with social processes. Ability to work independently, based on the knowledge gained in lectures, tutorials and self-study of literature. Ability to write, present and defend seminar work.
Prerequisites
non
KGE/HG1
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KGE/HG1A

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam, Student's performance analysis, Systematické pozorování studenta

Active participation in seminars, review assigned readings, seminar work
Recommended literature
  • DICKEN, P. Global Shift. Mapping the Changing Contours of World Economy.. London, 2015.
  • KLOUDOVÁ, J. a kol. Kreativní ekonomika. trendy, výzvy, příležitosti.. Praha, 2010.
  • MURGAŠ, F., KLOBUČNÍK, M. Municipalities and Regions as Good Places to Live: Index of Quality of Life in the Czech Republic. Applied Research Quality of Life.. 2014.
  • SMITH, S., PAIN, R., MARSTON, S. and JONES III J. The SAGE Handbook of Social Geographies. London, 2010.
  • STEGER, M., BATTERSBY, P., SIRACUSA, J. (eds.). The SAGE Handbook of Globalization, vol. 1 and 2,. London, 2014.
  • TOUŠEK, V., KUNC, J., VYSTOUPIL, J. Ekonomická a sociální geografie. Plzeň, 2008.
  • Van de RAKT, R., KOTECKÝ, V. Atlas masa. Příběhy a fakta o zvířatech, které jíme.. Praha, 2014.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Applied Geography (17) Geography courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Geography and Geographical Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Geography and Geographical Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Geography and Geographical Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Geography and Geographical Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer