Introduction to environmental studies
FEKT-NUENAcad. year: 2015/2016
The course introduces students of technological orientation into generic environmental problematics and ecology, from the aspect of humanities and social sciences. After introduction defining the relation between enviromental studies and ecology, the material is subdivided into to fundamental blocks: influencing of man and society by nature and, in contrast, impact of human society to nature as a source of ecological crisis. The course outlines also possibilities of the crisis solution.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge obtained in the course forms a complementary material to the technical aspect as presented by the course Ecological Engineering
The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Bittner, M. Úvod do udržitelného rozvoje, 2013, Masarykova univerzita, ISBN 978-80-210-6622-9
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.
Language of instruction
Enabling students of technological orientation to see the environmental problematics as seen by environmentalists
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.