Course detail

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.

Prerequisites

Knowledge and utilization of basic intellectual operations.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

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

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

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

Aims

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.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK-MIn Bachelor's, 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BAK-MIn-D Bachelor's

    branch BAK-MIn , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer