PdF:Ze0163 Regional Geography of America, - Course Information
Ze0163 Regional Geography of America, Australia, Oceania and Polar RegionsFaculty of Education
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
- RNDr. Hana Svobodová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Truhlářová (seminar tutor)
- 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
- Basic knowledge of physical and socio-economic geography is assumed.
- 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
- Lower Secondary School Teacher Training in Geography (programme PdF, N-TV)
- Lower Secondary School Teacher Training in Geography (programme PdF, N-ZS)
- Course objectives
- The aim of the subject is to give an idea of America and Australia as a functioning system of regional units and different dimensions of a hierarchical classification based on natural and corresponding economic and social parameters.
- Learning outcomes
- At the end of this course students will be able understand regional specifics of these continents, to compose information, factual and localized information into their context.
- 1. Identifying and defining of the region
- 2. Physical-geographical characteristics (geology, climate, hydrology, biogegraphy)
- 3. Social-geogrphical characteristics (demography, economy, intergation)
- 4. Regionalisation of the areas and complex characteristics of subregions and countries (Canada; USA; Mexico; Carribean area; Brasilia; Venezuela; Columbia; Argentina, etc).
- 1. Physical-geographical characteristics (geology, climate, hydrology, biogegraphy)
- 2. Social-geographical characteristics (demography, economy, intergation)
- Regionalisation of the area (Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia)
- POLAR AREAS
- 1. Arctic
- 2. Antarctica
- APPLICATION OF THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE THROUGH MODEL CASE STUDIES.
- required literature
- Školní atlas světa. Edited by Eva Klímová - Ivan Bičík - Milan Holeček - Vít Štěpánek - Ví. 4. vydání. Praha: Kartografie Praha, 2017. 1 atlas. ISBN 9788073933999. info
- recommended literature
- Učebnice pro ZŠ různých nakladatelství (FRAUS, Nakladateství ČGS, Nová škola).
- Regionální geografie Ameriky pro studenty učitelství zeměpisu pro ZŠ http://www.pf.jcu.cz/stru/katedry/z/vyuka/reg-ucebnice/
- Geografie Latinské Ameriky: http://rgla.upol.cz/
- WEATHERLY, David, Nicholas SHEEHAN and Rebecca KITCHEN. Geographical enquiry. First edition. Glasgow: Collins, 2014. 128 stran. ISBN 9780007411030. info
- Teaching methods
- Teoretical preparation, group excercises, discussion
- Assessment methods
- Elaboration and presentation of requested work (presentations, lesson prepartion, evaluation of textbooks, etc.). Written / oral examination. The written exam consists of 12 open-ended questions rated 12 by points. It is necessary to obtain min. 7 points for successful completion. Written test may be replaced by an oral examination.
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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