DGC012 Case Study in Geography

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 15 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
RNDr. Hana Svobodová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PaedDr. Eduard Hofmann, CSc.
Department of Geography - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Kateřina Brabcová
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Faculty of Education
Prerequisites
The prerequisite is knowledge of general facts of the physical and socio-economic geography and geographical research methods.
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 aim of the subject is to get acquainted with the principles of geographic case studies, a comprehensive preparation and implementation.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students will be able to:
- Select relevant topic to address;
- Prepare data, maps and other documents;
- Prepare a detailed plan for teaching;
- Evaluate achieved results.
Syllabus
  • 1. Choosing a theme for a case study, field survey, choosing forms of teaching.
  • 2. Selection of maps and data bases and other information sources.
  • 3. Preparation of hours scenario.
  • 4. Implementation case studies - results, outputs.
  • 5. Evaluation of achieved results.
  • 6. Application of the case study in school or university education.
Literature
  • ŠTRACH, P. Tvorba výukových a výzkumných případových studií. Acta Oeconomica Pragensia, roč. 15, č. 3, 2007. URL https://www.vse.cz/polek/download.php?jnl=aop&pdf=62.pdf
  • www.ped.muni.cz/fine
  • YIN, Robert K. Case study research and applications : design and methods. Sixth edition. Los Angeles: Sage, 2018. xxx, 319. ISBN 9781506336169. info
  • WEATHERLY, David, Nicholas SHEEHAN and Rebecca KITCHEN. Geographical enquiry. First edition. Glasgow: Collins, 2014. 128 stran. ISBN 9780007411030. info
  • WEATHERLY, David, Nicholas SHEEHAN and Rebecca KITCHEN. Geographical enquiry. First edition. Glasgow: Collins, 2014. 80 stran. ISBN 9780007411153. info
Teaching methods
Group project, case study.
Assessment methods
Processing of complex case study and its defense.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
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