OVp010 Human Ecology

Faculty of Education
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Petr Jemelka, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Petr Jemelka, Dr.
Department of Civics – Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Supplier department: Department of Civics – Faculty of Education
Timetable
Tue 8:00–8:50 učebna 35
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
Course objectives
The main objective of the course is to understand the basics of ecology as a science. Students will learn the key concepts of general ecology and understand the structure and function of the biosphere and global problems. Students will learn the guidelines for environmentally-focused philosophy and ethics. The information obtained is didactically able to use in-the lessons of civics and social sciences.
Learning outcomes
Students will learn the key concepts of general ecology and understand the structure and function of the biosphere and global problems. Students will learn the guidelines for environmentally-focused philosophy and ethics. The information obtained is didactically able to use in-the lessons of civics and social sciences.
Syllabus
  • 1. Scientific status of ecology. 2. Ecology and Nature Protection. Law and environmental issues. 3. Objects of ecological studies. Basic concepts of ecology. 4. Man and the environment. Evolution of anthropogenic impacts on the environment. 5. Human adaptation strategies. 6. Culture and Civilization. 7. Global problems and ecological crisis. 8. The role of science and technology. Technosphere and biosphere. 9. Antropocentrismus and biocentrism. 10. Environmental philosophy and ethics. 11. Main questions of environmental education.
Literature
    required literature
  • JEMELKA, Petr. Úvod do ekologické problematiky (Introduction to the ecological problems). 2.rozš. Brno: MU Brno, 2003. 72 pp. PdF MU. ISBN 80-210-3103-4. info
  • JEMELKA, Petr. Racionalita a ekologická krize. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1999. 109 s. ISBN 8021020229. info
Teaching methods
Lectures.
Assessment methods
Test.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023.
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