Improving Environmental Studies: A Study of Czech Technical Universities

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Ing., Bc., Ph.D. Kristyna Neubergova
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The topic of this contribution is the environmental study at the technical universities. The paper aims at the main problems related to environmental study at the Faculty of Transportation Sciences at the Czech Technical University in Prague. Although this contribution aims at the main problems related to environmental study at the Faculty of Transportation Sciences it could be useful also for other technical schools, because discussing problems are very similar. There is no doubt about importance of environmental study for technical specialist. The problem is, how to manage their studies. There are two important areas. The first one is encompassment the environmental subject into course of study and the second one is contents of this subjects and way of their teaching. This contribution discusses the main problems — the first one is the sum of environmental knowledge of technical focused students, and the second one is the different knowledge of the students in this branch. The paper shows the results of student opinion poll regarding environmental study at the faculty and its necessity for traffic engineers. The goal of this contribution is to discuss how to manage environmental study for engineering students.


Keywords: environmental study, student opinion poll, transport and environment
Stream: Curriculum and Pedagogy
Presentation Type: Virtual Presentation in English
Paper: Improving Environmental Studies, Examination Extent to which Environmental Issues are Incorporated in Content and Teaching of Study Programmes at Czech Technical University, The


Ing., Bc., Ph.D. Kristyna Neubergova

Department of Transportation Systems, Czech Technical University in Prague
Czech Republic


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