Course: Bachelor Thesis Seminar I

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Course title Bachelor Thesis Seminar I
Course code KPEG/SBPK1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Vaněčková Olga, PhDr.
Course content
SEDLÁKOVÁ 1. Introduction to the methods of scientific work 2. Formal prerequisites of a Bachelor Thesis 3. Methods of efficient learning 4. Bibliography, data resources 5. Literature search concerning individual topics of the Bachelor Thesis in the searched bibliography 6. Presentation of running results 7. Paper prepared by the student him/herself 8. Procedures during the defence of a Bachelor Thesis 9.-12. Collective or individual consulting

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
SEDLÁKOVÁ: The aim of the subject is to inform students about the essential requirements and techniques necessary when elaborating a bachelor thesis. A great attention will be paid primarily to directing students to an appropriate delimitation of the objective of the thesis, to the specification and methodology necessary for the elaboration of the bachelor thesis. The students will also be introduced to the set of problems connected with the formal requirements of the thesis. In the course of the term, the students are supposed to elaborate a project of their bachelor thesis. SOMR: Theoretical base of Bachelor´s work. Process of definition of basic terms. Analysis of the data of source publications. Definition of spheres of problem, data of empirical part of Bachelor´s work.
After having completed the course, the student has a wide spectrum of pieces of knowledge primarily covering the set of problems connected with the protection of health, life and property. The student is able to be well versed in the rule of law of the Czech Republic and he/she will be able to make full use of the acquired knowledge in various spheres and levels of public administration. The student has acquired pieces of knowledge connected with the Public Administration of the Czech Republic and the European Union and pieces of knowledge from the sphere of social policy, the term of public, social groups and voluntary activities. He/she has acquired the skills to use these pieces of knowledge in various spheres and on various levels in public administration, as well as in the public sector in general; the student has also acquired the skills enabling him to work in these spheres.
not require

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Interview

SOMR Active work during lectures or seminars and abstracts of required literature submitted before. SEDLÁKOVÁ The student is supposed to elaborate and hand in a project of his/her Bachelor Thesis in the course of the term.
Recommended literature
  • Hrabal, V.:. Pedagogicko psychologická diagnostika. Praha, SPN, 1989.
  • Pelikán, J. Základy empirického výzkumu pedagogických jevů.. Praha: Karolinum, 1998.
  • Skalková, J. Úvod do metodologie a metod pedagogického výzkumu.. Praha: SPN, 1983.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Social Pedagogy (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter