bk2477 Methodology of bachelor's thesis

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
7/7. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Martin Sebera, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Jiří Zháněl, Dr.
Department of Kinesiology - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Kinesiology - Faculty of Sports Studies
Timetable
Fri 28. 2. 12:10–13:50 A11/311, Fri 13. 3. 16:20–18:00 A11/236, Fri 24. 4. 8:00–10:30 A11/236
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
bk2477/01: Fri 20. 3. 15:30–17:10 velká zasedací místnost děkanát, 227, Fri 17. 4. 12:10–14:40 A11/236, Fri 24. 4. 13:50–15:30 A11/206, M. Sebera
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim is to prepare the student for the necessary steps in the bachelor thesis. Adoption of principles of professional work, access to the world of professional literature, methods of selecting topics and methods of professional work, work with literature and information sources. They will be acquainted with citation methods and bibliographic references. Basic research strategies, research plans and methods of data collection and analysis.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to:
to define science branch Kinantropologie
to make a bachelor's thesis topic
to create a structure of thesis
to find relevant resources and create a research
to determine the research problem, goals, questions and hypotheses
to describe the research plan (strategies, methods of data acquisition and processing)
specify the sample file and the method of selection
specify the research file and the method of selection
to analyze and interpret the results
Syllabus
  • Topic – Search and Selection, Archive of Final Thesis at MU Brno and UK Prague
  • Citation standard, creation of bibliographic records, citation managers
  • Structure and design of the project (research, problem, goal, research questions (hypotheses), methodology, studied subjects/objects, data source, data acquisition method, data analysis, study definition, study limits)
  • Structure of theoretical, theoretical and empirical work
  • Methods and techniques, tools and variants of research
  • Methods of data collection (observation, methods, experiment, quaziexperiment)
  • Data Processing Methods - Analysis, Synthesis, Review, Thinking and Logic Methods, Statistics
  • Basic statistical characteristics – mean, median, standard deviation, frequency, basic graphs – histogram, box graph
  • Statistics sw
  • Statistical and Effect Size
  • Interpretation of results
  • Assessment and defense of the bachelor thesis
Literature
  • SEBERA, Martin and Renata KLÁROVÁ. Aplikovaná matematická statistika (Applied mathematical statistics). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. p. nestránkováno, 51 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7427-9. URL info
  • SEBERA, Martin and Renata KLÁROVÁ. Metodologie bakalářské práce (Methodology of bachelor's thesis). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. p. nestránkováno, 24 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7379-1. URL info
  • SEBERA, Martin and Renata KLÁROVÁ. Metodologie magisterské práce (Methodology of Science). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. p. nestránkováno, 20 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7380-7. URL info
  • ZHÁNĚL, Jiří, Vladimír HELLEBRANDT and Martin SEBERA. Metodologie výzkumné práce (Research methodology). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 65 pp. 1. ISBN 978-80-210-6875-9. info
  • SEBERA, Martin and Renata KLÁROVÁ. Statistika v kinantropologii (Statistics in Kinanthropology). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. p. nestránkováno, 31 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7409-5. URL info
  • SEBERA, Martin and Renata KLÁROVÁ. Výzkumné projekty (Research Projects). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. p. nestránkováno, 50 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7452-1. URL info
  • PUNCH, Keith. Úspěšný návrh výzkumu. Translated by Jan Hendl. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2008. 230 s. ISBN 9788073674687. info
  • PUNCH, Keith. Základy kvantitativního šetření. Translated by Jan Hendl. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2008. 150 s. ISBN 9788073673819. info
  • ŠVAŘÍČEK, Roman and Klára ŠEĎOVÁ. Kvalitativní výzkum v pedagogických vědách. Vydání první. Praha: Portál, 2007. 377 stran. ISBN 9788073673130. info
  • MIOVSKÝ, Michal. Kvalitativní přístup a metody v psychologickém výzkumu. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2006. 332 s. ISBN 9788024713625. info
  • HENDL, Jan. Kvalitativní výzkum : základní metody a aplikace. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2005. 407 s. ISBN 8073670402. info
  • HENDL, Jan. Přehled statistických metod zpracování dat :analýza a metaanalýza dat. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2004. 583 s. ISBN 8071788201. info
  • DISMAN, Miroslav. Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost :příručka pro uživatele. 3. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2000. 374 s. ISBN 9788024601397. info
  • GAVORA, Peter. Úvod do pedagogického výzkumu. Translated by Vladimír Jůva. Brno: Paido, 2000. 207 stran. ISBN 8085931796. info
  • PRŮCHA, Jan. Pedagogický výzkum : uvedení do teorie a praxe. 1. vydání. Praha: Karolinum, 1995. 132 stran. ISBN 8071841323. info
Teaching methods
- lectures
- preparation of thesis
Assessment methods
- written test from terminology (the test consists of 30 questions, 66 % of correct answers is needed to pass)
- project of bachelor thesis at chosen topic
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019.
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