Course: Environmental Ethics

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Course title Environmental Ethics
Course code KPF/0026
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Formanová Jaroslava, RNDr.
Course content
1. The main paradigms of ecological ethics 2. Principles of the ecological education 3. The Czech ecological ethics 4. The Czech cultural landscape as a borderline and interdigitation of two worlds, culture and nature 5. Dimension of the landscape as a part of the human interaction with environment 6. The global environmental ecological problems 7. The nature and environment state in the regional criterion 8. Creation of projects relating to the ecological education 9. The active forms of lesson and education 10. Connection between subjects in the ecological education 11. Relation of the ecological education to the school educational programme 12. The school cooperation with other institutions 13. The ecological education in the frame of the EVVO conception and national competitions

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The subject is aimed at the education of future teachers and the main part is dedicated to the ecological education. Examples of Czech ecological and ethic approaches and activities are added to the theme of ecological ethics. Environmental problems are aimed at motivation of appropriate behaviour to ecology. The main part is dedicated to project forms in the ecological and environmental education (project structure, possibilities of financial and material provision, project partners).
The student characterizes the main styles, strategies and representatives of ecological ethics. Everybody knows the famous personalities and processes of Czech ecological ethics. Everybody orientates in the environmental problems and sustainable development theme. Everybody knows to put together the long-term project of ecological education.

Assessment methods and criteria
Test of knowledges, an ecological education project
Recommended literature
  • Kohák, E. Zelená svatozář. Praha, SLON,. 1998.
  • Kolektiv. Sborník textů z morální ekologie, MŽP,. 1998.
  • Wilson, E. O. Rozmanitost života. Praha, Lidové noviny,. 1995.

Study plans that include the course
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