Course: Diploma Seminar

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Course title Diploma Seminar
Course code UAI/776
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in winter and summer semester.
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Novák Milan, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. What is the diploma thesis? Choice of topic. 2. Sources of information. Determination of research goals, problems, hypotheses. 3. Methodology of science, scientific methods and work methodology. 4. Basics of statistical analysis. 5. Methodology of data collection. 6. Formal and content page of the scientific text. 7. Scientific ethics, citation standard and bibliographic records. 8. Presentation of the results of the professional work. 9. Methodological instructions for writing the final thesis at the Faculty of Science.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with text (with textbook, with book)
  • Class attendance - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 5 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 15 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Subject dedicated to the preparation of final theses. The student will get information on how to correctly write the final thesis. They will get acquainted with the principles of searching literature, writing a professional text, citing used literature and other sources and elaboration of the work assignment. To deepen knowledge in the field of methodology and methodical elaboration of diploma thesis. The course is intended to lead students to a systematic approach to writing their diploma, bachelor thesis, scientific approach and observance of formal requirements.
General competencies:   - Skills related to the use and processing of information - Problem solving ability - Ability to work independently - Basic general knowledge Industry-specific competencies:   - Ability to select a specific topic and area of research solved subsequently in the diploma thesis - The student is able to determine the aim of the work and appropriate methods - The student can correctly structure a larger scientific text - The student will acquire knowledge about the process of creating scientific texts - The student knows the typographic rules and other principles of graphic design of the final thesis
Prerequisites
The basic prerequisite is an awareness of the topic of the final thesis, which the student has chosen or has already chosen for the elaboration and subsequent defense.

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay

Participation in seminars, formulation of goals, elaboration of the outline of the thesis and overview of recommended literature in the form of theses. Students regularly consult their work with the supervisor of their work. Presentation and successful defense of the thesis according to the requirements and instructions of the thesis supervisor. Credit is awarded by the teacher of this course, but only after the official elaboration of the assignment. The student should enroll for this course in the 3rd semester of study.
Recommended literature
  • KAPOUNOVÁ, J.:. Formální úpravy diplomové práce. , Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita, 1999.
  • Dušan Katuščák. Jak psát závěrečné a kvalifikační práce. Praha, 2017. ISBN 978-80-89132-70-6.
  • HENDL, J.:. Úvod do kvalitativního výzkumu. , Praha: Karolinum 1997.
  • 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
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Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Informatics for future teachers (1) Category: Informatics courses 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: -
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