Course: Socio-Econ. Geography of Europ. Regions

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Course title Socio-Econ. Geography of Europ. Regions
Course code USSV/PSGE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Brychtová Šárka, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
European socio-economic geography - development of cultural landscape. European population. Turbulent Europe - role of migration, religious influence, settlement. Selected European regions. Socio-economic national and regional profiles. Eastern Europe.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to provide the students with basic information about individual territories and reasons of its differences in context of the entire European development.
Students will be able to interpret regional geography not only of the EU area but also in other European countries. They will make their own review of basic aspects of the European regional geography, its development, barriers and potential.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment, Work-related product analysis

The assignment is granted upon completion of the following conditions: completion of the seminar paper and passing the final test (lectures + seminars).
Recommended literature
  • Blouet, Brian W. The EU & neighbors : a geography of Europe in the modern world, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008..
  • Brychtová, Š. Geografie Evropy, studijní opora, UPa FES, 2010..
  • Brychtová, Š. Geografie Evropy, studijní opora, UPa FES, 2010..
  • Brychtová, Š. Tutoriály a materiály k tématům probíraných na tutoriálech..
  • McDonald J.R. The European Scene: a geographic perspective, the USA, Prentice-Hall, 1997..
  • přednášející. přednášky + literatura doporučená na přednášce.
  • Viturka, M., Řehák, S., Vančura, M. Regionální geografie Evropy a ČR, Brno: ESF MU, 2004..
  • Viturka, M., Řehák, S., Vančura, M. Regionální geografie Evropy a ČR, Brno: ESF MU, 2004..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional and Information Management (2014) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2013) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2015) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Management of Financial Risks (2014) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2013) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional and Information Management (2013) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Management of Financial Risks (2013) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2015) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Management of Financial Risks (2015) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional and Information Management (2015) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2014) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2013) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2015) Economy 3 Summer