Course syllabus A15-0175-B - Development of agriculture and rural settlements in the Slovak republic (FAaFR - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: A15-0175-B
Course unit title: Development of agriculture and rural settlements in the Slovak republic
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Agroecology - bachelor (required), 2. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
During semester 1 written test - 10 points, elaboration and presentation of seminar work - 30 points, final written test - 60 points.Grading scale: letter grade A requires minimum 93 points, letter grade B requires minimum 86 points, letter grade C requires minimum 79 points, letter grade D requires minimum 72 points, letter grade E requires minimum 64 points.
A student may earn units of credits in grading scale from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student understands the principles of agricultural development on the present territory of Slovakia in context of economic and political changes, is able to analyze main forces of agricultural and rural development from historical view point.
Course contents:
Agricultural activities and principles of Slavs' farming system, agricultural activities in the era of Hungary kingdom, in the era of Habsburgs' monarchy and in the period between 1st and 2nd World War. Development of agricultural technologies and agrarian land reform in the years after 2nd World War. Development of agricultural technologies during the building of socialistic system and agriculture in the years after 1990s. Development of rural settlements and modern renovation of Slovak villages. Exkursion to agricultural museum.
Recommended or required reading:
Beňušková, Z. ai. 2005. Tradičná kultúra regiónov Slovenska. 2. doplnené vydanie. Bratislava: VEDA, 2005. 198 s. ISBN 80-224-0853-0.
Demo, M. ai. 2001. Dejiny poľnohospodárstva na Slovensku. Nitra: VES SPU, 2001. 660 s. ISBN 80-7137-894-1.
Slavkovský, P. 2009. Svet na odchode. Tradičná agrárna kultúra Slovákov v strednej a južnej Európe. Bratislava: VEDA, 2009. 216 s. ISBN 978-8022-4108-61.

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 125

53,6 %12,0 %20,0 %7,2 %5,6 %1,6 %
Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Magdaléna Lacko-Bartošová, CSc. (lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Jozef Smatana, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Štefan Týr, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Veronika Žitniak Čurná, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 5. 3. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Magdaléna Lacko-Bartošová, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 03/05/2019.

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