Course: Bachelor Thesis Seminar II

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Course title Bachelor Thesis Seminar II
Course code KPEG/SBPK2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
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
  • Procházka Miroslav, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • 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 students will get more profound information relevant to methodology and research work methods. A great attention will be paid to the formal requisites of a bachelor thesis. In the course of the term, the students are supposed to elaborate an abstract of their bachelor thesis which can later be used in the presentation of their thesis in the frame of the defence procedure. 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 paper based on the main topics from his/her Bachelor Thesis in the extent of approximately four pages.
Recommended literature
  • Geršl, Kudrna.:. Jak se píše diplomová práce. FSV UK Praha 2002.
  • Gregarová M.:. Tvorba diplomové práce . VŠE Praha 2004.
  • Hrabal, V.:. Pedagogicko psychologická diagnostika. Praha, SPN, 1989.
  • Kahn Norma B .:. Jak efektivně pracovat s informacemi. Praha Portál 2001.
  • Papáček, M., Slipka, J.:. Úvod do odborné práce.České Budějovice PF JU 1997.
  • Pelikán, J. Základy empirického výzkumu pedagogických jevů.. Praha: Karolinum, 1998.
  • Skalková, J. Úvod do metodologie a metod pedagogického výzkumu.. Praha: SPN, 1983.
  • Somr, M.:. Úvod do metodologie a metod výzkumu. České Budějovice 2006.
  • Spousta, V a kol.:. Vademékum autora odborné a vědecké práce. Brno, Paido 2000.
  • Synek, M.:. Úvod do metodologie vědecké práce. Praha 1994,1995.

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: -