118-0502/01 – Human Geography (HUMGEO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Regional and Environmental EconomicsCredits5
Subject guarantorRNDr. Ivan Šotkovský, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorRNDr. Ivan Šotkovský, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEI, EKF, USP, HGF, FS, FMT, FAST, FBIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
S1O70 RNDr. Ivan Šotkovský, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course will equip students with the necessary knowledge of theoretical geography political geography, population geography, economic geography and regional geography including the current picture of particular states of the world, and, also, with the remarkable integration efforts. The aim of this subject is to exceed the range of the knowledges about social and economic weight of macroregions of the world and the most development countries. The next target is obtaining conception of general development of the world states, diversity central-periphery model of the world and possibilities to make a survey of living standard in a global scale.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

Compulsory literature:

FELLMANN, J. D., M. D. Bjelland, A. Getis a J. Getis. (2010). Human Geography: Landscapes of Human Activities. 11th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 978-0-07-352285-2 ŠOTKOVSKÝ, I. (2012). Socioekonomická geografie: prostředí lidské činnosti. Ostrava: VŠB – TU Ostrava. ISBN 978-80-248-2624-0.

Recommended literature:

Johnston, R., J. ed.(1994). The Dictionary of Human Geography. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers Ltd. RUBENSTEIN, J., M. (2011). An Introduction to human geography: the culture landscape. 10th ed. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education. ISBN 978-0-321-67735-8 AGNEW, John, A. a James S. Duncan at al. S. (2011). The Wiley-Blackwell companion to human geography. Oxford: Blackwell. ISBN 978-1-4051-8989-7

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

The students will be elaborate the seminar paper in the electronicaly version. Results of theri work will be presented by the help of program Power Point.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Evolution of the Human Geography Basic notes and natures of human geography, particular branch of human geography, historical development of geography and human geography, personality of the human geography. 2. Introduction to the Methodology in Human Geography Techniques and methods. 3. Political Geography and Regional Approach Changes on the political and economic world map. State and his basic signs and typology. 4. Introduction to Population Geography Development of the world population, urban system and settlement. 5. Economic Development and Space Economy Agriculture, industry and services. 6. The Czech Republic and geographic background Location, social and economic characteristics of the state. 7. Core-periphery System of the World Space patterns, regional disparities. 8. Quality of Life and Cooperation among States United Nations and other international integrations, global, regional and local political organization.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2019/2020 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P English Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P English Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P English Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P English Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
Incoming students - bachelor study 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students - bachelor study 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2017/2018 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2016/2017 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2015/2016 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2014/2015 Full-time Czech Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students 2013/2014 Full-time Czech Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2012/2013 Full-time Czech Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block