Course: Theory of Historical Sources IV

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Course title Theory of Historical Sources IV
Course code KHI/QNP4
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
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)
  • Burešová Jana, prof. PhDr. CSc.
  • Barteček Ivo, prof. PhDr. CSc.
  • Konečný Karel, doc. PhDr. CSc.
Course content
1st course: QTD4 (Summer semester, 2 hours, lecture/seminar) 2nd course: QNP4 (Summer semester, 2 hours, lecture/seminar) Both courses are thematically connected: one course is a historiography on a given topic, the second course sources, methods. One course follows the other in a timetable: Monday 15:00-18:15. Both courses are lead by many lecturers as well as doctoral students according to their specialization. There is a possibility of extra specialists and excursions. A guarantor of this course is: Jana Burešová History of Comunist Regimes Gender history History of The 1st Czech Republic Security Organs in Comunist Regimes of European Countries Church Politics in Comunist Regimes in Europe (Persecution, Collaboration) Helsinki-Process and its Impact on Soviet Bloc Holocaust Military history Czechs in Foreign Countries World and European History in the Czech Historiography Art in Exil HF

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Homework for Teaching - 100 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 25 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course is focuses on the presentation of sources of selected topics of the history of the 20th century, their potential and limits. The course is thematically connected with the course "Contemporary Historiography Trends IV", therefore we recommend to sign in both courses. PZ
Capability to find, to analyze and to use historical sources in own work. PZ
Prerequisites
Elementary orientation in sources of the history of the 20th century. PZ

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Dialog, Seminar Work

Requirements: Active class participation. A final credit test. A complex exam from both courses: A review on a selected course topic. A reading list. A discussion about this list, an analysis of sources and methods. HF
Recommended literature
  • Bartoš, Josef ? Kovářová, Stanislava. (2005). Nauka o historických pramenech. Olomouc.
  • Beneš, Zdeněk. (1995). Historický text a historická kultura. Praha.
  • Geršlová, Jana. (2009). Vádémekum vědecké a odborné práce. Šenov.


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 - Summer
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Arts History (2012) History courses - Summer