Course: Seminar for bachelor thesis I

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Course title Seminar for bachelor thesis I
Course code KPEG/SSAK1
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kressa Jiří, Mgr. et Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Basic knowledge and qualification for written work, basic ethical norms of processing of a bachelor thesis. Formal requirements of a bachelor thesis. Using literary sources in relation to bachelor thesis, reading and writing of a scientific text. Proceedings of creating both theoretical and practical parts of bachelor thesis. Quotations, notes, bibliography. Establishing the outcome of a work and its potential for further research or a grant. Supplying pictures, tables and graphs, and marking thereof.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The aim of this course is to equip students with a set of theoretical knowledge in the field of social communication and also to develop basic practical skills.
Students acquaint themselves with basic formal and ethical requirements for written work. They will examine the use of literary sources in relation to the topic of their theses, the rules of reading and writing of a scientific text. In the end they are familiar with appropriate processes of writing a thesis, its varied parts, and summing up the conclusion.
Not required

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Interview

The requirement for gaining credit is to hand in a concept of theoretical part of bachelor thesis in time, to study of basic literature on a given topic, creating elaborate outline of research within the thesis and to absolve compulsory consultations organized for all students who had signed for the seminář for bachelor thesis in a given semester.
Recommended literature
  • GAVORA, P.:. Úvod do pedagogického výzkumu. Brno: Paido. 2000. ISBN 80-85931-79-6.
  • KUBÁTOVÁ, H.:. Od abstraktu do závěrečné práce: jak napsat diplomovou práci ve společenskovědních a humanitních oborech praktická příručka. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2007. ISBN 978-80-244-1589-5.
  • ŠANDEROVÁ, J., MILTOVÁ, A.:. Jak číst a psát odborný text ve společenských vědách. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2005. ISBN 978-8086429-40-3.
  • ŠVAŘÍČEK, R., ŠEĎOVÁ, K. a kol.:. Kvalitativní výzkum v pedagogických vědách. Praha: Portál, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7367-313-0.

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 (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter