Diploma Project Seminar
FP-PDSAcad. year: 2020/2021
The course focuses especially on the following topics:
Professionalism, scientific methodology and creativity, structure of the diploma thesis and formal requirements for its layout, information resources and literature quotations, mistakes frequently occurring in elaboration of diploma thesis, working hypotheses, problem-solving methods.
According to the above principles to process the theoretical part diploma thesis.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Having completed the course, students will be able to define a problem, to find, organize and generalize information, to create working hypothesises, to find and use suitable methods for solution to the given problem, and to compose a defence.
Knowledge and utilization of basic intellectual operations.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
POKORNÝ, J. Úspěšnost zaručena. Jak efektivně zpracovat a obhájit diplomovou práci. 2004. 207 s. ISBN 80-7204-348-X. (CS)
ČSN ISO 690 Bibliografické citace. 1996. (CS)
POKORNÝ,J. Předdiplomní seminář. 2006.58 s. ISBN 80-214-3254-3. (CS)
ČSN 01 69010 Úprava písemností psaných strojem nebo zpracovaných textovým editorem. 1997 (CS)
KHAN-PANNI, P. Mluvte k věci. 2002. 129 s. ISBN 80-86517-23-3. (CS)
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 course-unit credit is awarded on the following conditions:
Delivery of partial reports, submission and presentation of a study related to the diploma thesis. Final grade reflects timeliness, completeness and the quality of submitted materials.
Language of instruction
Topics of seminars are the following:
- Professionalism in life and work
- Basic intellectual operation
- Methodology of creative work
- Searching and processing information
- Formal aspects of complex written
- Literature quotations
- Model structure of diploma thesis
- Formal requirements on diploma thesis and most frequent errors
- Tactics of defence of own opinions
- Practikal presentation of diploma thesis study
The main objective of the course is to make students familiar with intellectual work methodology, ways of retrieving, processing and use of information, as well as with the formal aspects of the diploma thesis. It focuses also on mastering basic skills when preparing for, working out and presenting the diploma thesis.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Submitting the requested materials in declared control days.
Absent students have to submit requested materials in an alternative term.
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer