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Course syllabus SEKO07_6B - Social ecology (MTF - WS 2012/2013)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava
Course unit code: SEKO07_6B
Course unit title: Social ecology
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly (on-site method)
1 hour per semester of study (combined method)

 
Credits allocated: 2
 
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Level of study: -- item not defined --
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods:
semester work
 
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Social Ecology is a science, a part of sociology and is engaged in exploring the relationships between groups of people (social groups), their geographical, natural, social and cultural environment. It analyzes the forms of impact of human activities (especially manufacturing) on the state and characteristics of the environment, ecological effects of anthropogenic factors (industrialization, urbanization) to a person's physical and mental health, lifestyle, space, survival. It finds answers to the man - nature interaction, to the provision of sustainable life, studies the processes affecting industrialization, urbanization, modernization, globalization and their consequences.
 
Course contents:
1. Subject of Social Ecology
2. Sociology and ecology - the historical development
3. The ecological crisis - a phenomenon of XX. century
4. Social ecology - Chicago School
5. Methods of critical thinking - Sustainable Life
6. Conservative ecology (the phenomenon of biodiversity)
7. Permaculture (sustainable approach to life)
8. Environmental priorities in development and environmental protection
9. Environment in the reflections of social ecology
10. Eco-philosophy (Deep ecology, Ethics of life, Ethics of the Earth)
11. Solutions to current eco-ethical problems
 
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
ODLEROVÁ, E. -- KUSIN, V. Človek a životné prostredie: (socioekologické a ekofilozofické reflexie). Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 2010. 94 p. ISBN 978-80-227-3265-9.
ODLEROVÁ, E. Ekofilozofia v dejinách filozofického myslenia. Bratislava: Vydavateľstvo STU, 2007. 118 p. ISBN 978-80-227-2619-1.
KUSIN, V. Sociálna filozofia v dejinných reflexiách. Bratislava: OZ Sociálna práca, 2003. ISBN 80-968927-0-3.
MAJZLAN, O. -- KUSIN, V. Humánna ekológia. Bratislava: OZ Sociálna práca, 2005. 152 p. ISBN 80-89185-09-6.
ODLEROVÁ, E. -- KONČAL, V. -- KUSIN, V. Humánna ekológia a etika životného prostredia. Bratislava: Vydavateľstvo STU, 1998. 94 p. ISBN 80-227-1149-7.
KUSIN, V. Človek - príroda- ekológia. Bratislava: Národné osvetové centrum, 1995. 80 p.
CAPRA, F. Tkáň života. Bratislava : Academia, 2004. 296 p. ISBN 80-200-1169-2.
CAPRA, F. The turning point. New York: BANTAM NEW AGE BOOKS, 1988. 431 p.

 
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Notes:
 
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 2521

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Name of lecturer(s): prof. PaedDr. Marián Merica, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak
PhDr. Silvester Sawicki, PhD. (lecturer) - slovak
 
Last modification: 17. 9. 2012
Supervisor: prof. PaedDr. Marián Merica, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Mgr. Alena Kopčanová on 09/17/2012.

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