Course detail

Diploma Project Seminar

FP-BpdsPDAcad. year: 2019/2020

The course is intended for students to deepen their knowledge and acquire skills in the area of professional writing as needed for completing bachelors’ theses. Great attention is paid to gathering information and investigating professional literature, conducting and writing up a research, and to citing quotations according to the valid standards. It will teach them how to plan and carry out the whole process of bachelor’s thesis writing, and will make them familiar with the basic guidelines for completing the bachelor’s thesis as far as level of formality and content requirements are concerned. The course will provide students with current methodology and theory in the area and will teach them how to deliver an effective presentation of their work with confidence.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Having attended the course, students will be able to write a compact professional text with a logical structure where they will apply the theory learned to solving a selected problem from the practice.

Prerequisites

The course requires previous knowledge acquired throughout the university study and the ability to apply it to solving selected problems.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ISO norma 690 (CS)
Doporučená literatura vedoucím bakalářské práce

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through seminars, where students are learning different methods of creating thesis.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The graded credit is subject to the following conditions:
A written project – part of the bachelor’s thesis (outlining the thesis and its goals, methodology of solving the problem and the completing of the theoretical part). Presentation aimed at defending of the completed project.
The condition for graded credit is timeliness, completeness and quality of materials

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1) Introduction in the course “Bachelor’s Thesis Seminar”
2) Basic terminology and key aspects in professional work
3) Basic intellectual operations
4) Basics of social research
5) Methodology of creative work
6) Formal aspects of professional writing
7) Gathering sources and processing information
8) Quotation rules
9) Formal requirements on the bachelor’s thesis and common mistakes
10) Model structure of a bachelor’s thesis, outlining the goals, content, determining of methods and procedure
11) Presentation techniques
12) Suggestions for effective defence of own results and opinions
13) Presentation and defence of results achieved

Aims

The aim of the course is to provide students with necessary knowledge and skills in the area of professional writing as needed for completing the bachelor’s thesis.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Parts of the bachelor’s thesis to be completed: outlining the problem, setting the objectives, determining the methods and procedure. Recent theoretical information in the field.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK Bachelor's

    branch BAK-EPM , 3. year of study, winter semester, 11 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Exercise

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning