Course detail

Academic Sources and Citations

FSI-0ZCAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course is focused on FME students who are studying the third or higher degree. The course provides the information about searching relevant sources suitable for writing the thesis and about the citation principles.

Searching available sources is accompanied by evaluation of relevant professional information. The chapters about citations give the ethics knowledge about using the someone else's source and gives the attention to the citation of the sources which has been used. The course deals with electronics information sources and the way of using the citation manager Citace PRO.

The course is held in a distance form, through e-learning in Moodle. It uses exercises, videotutorials, testing.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student should know after graduating:
- search and choose the relevant source of informations
- know and use professional information sources
- be able effectively use various searching engines
- evaluate the data quality
- make the citations for a different type of documents
- work with the citation manager
- understand ethical and legal standards which accompanied using the sources

Prerequisites

There’s no need to have any special or professional skills. This course is extension of the 2IV course - Information literacy. It adapts the teaching for the last degree of bachelor and engineering study.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ČSN ISO 690 Informace a dokumentace - Pravidla pro bibliografické odkazy a citace informačních zdrojů [online]. Praha, Úřad pro technickou normalizaci, metrologii a státní zkušebnictví 2011. (CS)
KRČÁL, Martin a Zuzana TEPLÍKOVÁ. Naučte (se) citovat. Blansko: Citace.com, 2014, 156 s., [46] s. příl. : il. ; 21 cm. ISBN 978-80-260-6074-1. (CS)
BIERNÁTOVÁ, Olga a Jan SKŮPA. Bibliografické odkazy a citace dokumentů dle ČSN ISO 690 (01 0197) platné od 1. dubna 2011. 2011. Dostupné také z: http://hdl.handle.net/11012/36273 (CS)
ISO 690. Information and documentation – Guidelines for bibliographic references and citations to information resources. Geneva, ISO copyright office 2010. (EN)
KAHN, Norma B. More learning in less time. Upper Montclair: Boynton, Cook, 1984. ISBN 0-86709-037-5. (EN)
MAIER, Pat, Anna BARNEY and Geraldine PRICE. Study skills for science, engineering and technology students. Harlow: Pearson Education, 2009. ISBN 978-0273720737. (EN)
BUZAN, Tony. Mind Map Mastery: The Complete Guide to Learning and Using the Most Powerful Thinking Tool in the Universe. London: Watkins Publishing, 2018. ISBN 978-1786781413. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through exercises which are focused on practical knowledge.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The condition for finalization the course is fulfill all tasks at least 50 % and working out or submitting the final task.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

This course is aimed at practical usage of information sources in writing the diploma theses and citations.
The aim is to teach the student to work with the available electronic information sources and make the citations for a different type of documents.
The course gives the information about the copyright.

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

This course is lead in e-learning form. The faculty tutors check if the students has finished all of course's parts and the quality of processed or submitted tasks.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3A-P Bachelor's

    branch B-PDS , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-MTI , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-MAI , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-MET , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-FIN , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme B3S-P Bachelor's

    branch B-AIŘ , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-STI , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-SSZ , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-STG , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-EPP , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-VSY , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-PRP , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch B-KSB , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme M2A-P Master's

    branch M-IMB , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-PDS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-MTI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-MAI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-MET , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-PMO , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-LPR , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-STL , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-AIŘ , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-AIŘ , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-ADI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-TEP , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-FLI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-SLE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-STG , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-STM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-KSI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-ENI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-PRI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-VSR , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-VAS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    branch M-KSB , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme M2V-P Master's

    branch M-VSY , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Computer-assisted exercise

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

E-learning

eLearning