Course: Academic writing and presentation skills

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Course title Academic writing and presentation skills
Course code KHI/QAW
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kalous Antonín, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course will concentrate on: - text analysis - academic writing (abstract, summary, essay, article, thesis, dissertation, etc.) - citation, footnotes, formal requirements of writing - plagiarism - oral presentations - PowerPoint presentations PZ

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Demonstration, Projection (static, dynamic)
  • Attendace - 24 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 72 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to improve students' skills of writing academic texts with all necessary formal requirements. PZ
Students will be able to work better with texts, create texts themselves - with concentration on stylistic as well as formal side of the text. They will also improve their presentation skills. PZ
Prerequisites
The conditions of participation in the course are previous experience with academic texts (active writing and also reading) and study of a master's programme. PZ

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Analyssis of the Student's Portfolio

- written assignments - ppt presentations PZ
Recommended literature
  • . Pravidla českého pravopisu.
  • Čmejrková, S.-Daneš, F.-Světlá, J. (1999). Jak napsat odborný text. Praha, Leda.
  • ECO, U. (1997). Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia .
  • Meško, D., Katuščák, D., Findra, J. a kol. (2006). Akademická příručka. Osveta Martin.
  • ÚJČ AV ČR. Internetová jazyková příručka.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts History (2012) History courses - Winter
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Arts History (2012) History courses - Winter