Environmental Compatibility and Technology

Ac.Year:ukončen 2009/2010 (Not opened)
IT-MSC-2MBI-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MBS-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MGM-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MGM.-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MIN-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MIN.-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MIS-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MIS.-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MMI-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MMM-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MPS-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MPV-Compulsory-Elective - group H
IT-MSC-2MSK-Compulsory-Elective - group H
Language of Instruction:Czech
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantor:Klapetek Milan, Mgr., ILL
Faculty:Centre of Education and Counselling of BUT
Learning objectives:
  Knowledge of the roots of ecological problems, of relationship between ethos, ecology and technology, and of improving the quality of professional decision-making through introducing ecological aspects.
  One of the indispensable conditions of human life on the Earth is a friendly environment. Since the human race started reproduction on the Earth, deep interventions into eco-systems have been observed. The gravity of such interventions is proportional to the increasing use of technologies. In the sphere of environmentalists´studies and attitudes, however, a lot of clashing approaches, research methods and interests can be observed. Therefore, adequate professional and highly qualified insight is most advisable here.
A social science course consed to Programme in persuance of the Rector's Decision 03/2004.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  No prerequisity knowledge is called for.
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Improving qualifications and competence by introducing ecological criteria to technological and economic projects, mastering communication and reasoning in environmental issues.
Syllabus of lectures:
  • Origin and development of ecological awareness.
  • Ecosphere, biosphere, and sociosphere.
  • Position of the Man in the world seen as part of different religious and similar systems.
  • Real and unreal bases of ecological standpoints.
  • Seeking paradigms of global ecological ethos.
  • Values and lifestyles.
  • Specific ecological problems in agriculture.
  • Renewable and non-renewable resources, waste and polluting materials, waste recycling.
  • Sustainable development.
Study literature:
 The students will be recommended selected texts and articles from philosophical and economic journals.
Exam prerequisites:
  • 70% attendance at lectures.
  • A written essay on an ecological topic.

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