ZeD016 Case Study in Geography

Faculty of Education
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/2. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. RNDr. Jaromír Kolejka, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Darina Mísařová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Hana Svobodová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Hana Svobodová, Ph.D.
Department of Geography - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Kateřina Brabcová
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Faculty of Education
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 .
  • 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 at primary school.
  • 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
  • SVOBODOVÁ, Hana, Radek DURNA, Marek PERNICA and Eduard HOFMANN. Námětovník pro terénní výuku socioekonomické geografie. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2018. Elportál. ISSN 1802-128X. html PURL url 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
  • KOLEJKA, Jaromír. Nauka o krajině : pro studující geografie magisterských učitelských oborů. 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 129 stran. ISBN 9788021066595. info
Teaching methods
Group project, case study.
Assessment methods
Processing of complex case study and its defense.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2021, recent)
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