FC0007 Advanced Topics

Faculty of Education
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Ivana Medková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Tomáš Miléř, Ph.D.
Department of Physics, Chemistry and Vocational Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jana Jachymiáková
Supplier department: Department of Physics, Chemistry and Vocational Education - Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim is to obtain a synoptic knowledge on selected environmental topics at the college level. Emphasis is placed on the scientific aspects of environmental sciences as a discipline and to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to teach sectional topic Environmental education in elementary school. For these reasons, in workshops included practical problems with emphasis on the relationship subject matter to practice nature technical applications like. Objectives: Trivia: A comprehensive overview of knowledge about environmental issues, with emphasis on the relationship of the subject matter to practice, nature, etc. technical applications. Skills: Can you identify environmental issues at local and global level and recognize their mutual relations. Knowing the possible solutions envi. problems and be able to practically use. Attitudes: Develop considerate student relationship to the environment. Students should learn to take into account the environmental impacts of their actions when deciding in everyday life.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students should know and be able to:
- Basic topics of environmental issues at local and global level.
- The student is able to take concrete measures to mitigate the negative environmental impacts of human activity on the basis of acquired knowledge and to protect himself from these unfavorable impacts.
  • 1. Cross-sectional topic Environmental Education within the FEP 2. Ecology and Environmental - basic concepts 3. TUR and its assumptions 4. Biosphere and anthroposphere 5. Pollutants, toxicity, prevention 6. Waste substances 7. Energy and Ecology 8. Energy efficiency in buildings 9. Energy intensity appliances 10. Global environmental problems 11. Global climate change 12. Population growth and ecological capacity of the Earth
    recommended literature
  • Modern topics in physics (Souběž.) : Moderní směry ve fyzice. info
  • GLEICK, James. Informace : historie, teorie, záplava. Translated by Jan Kašpar. 1. vyd. v českém jazyce. Praha: Argo, 2013. 396 s. ISBN 9788025709016. info
  • COVENEY, Peter V. and Roger HIGHFIELD. Mezi chaosem a řádem : hranice komplexity : hledání řádu v chaotickém světě. Edited by Baruch S. Blumberg. Vyd. 1. Praha: Mladá fronta, 2003. 428 s. ISBN 8020409890. info
  • GLEICK, James. Chaos : vznik nové vědy. Brno: Ando, 1996. 349 s. ISBN 8086047040. info
  • VALENTOVÁ, Alena. Nositelé Nobelovy ceny za fyziku. Edited by Vlaďka Stejskalová. 1996. 73 l. info
Teaching methods
lectures and class discussion
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 8 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2023, recent)
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