DAF04 Academic Skills

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Pavel Skopal, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D.
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts (50,00 %), Department of Film Studies and Audiovisual Culture - Faculty of Arts (50,00 %)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
Students will develop theis abilities in academic management (such as writing a paper, process of peer-review of international level, desing of course module, conference presentation, editing work etc.)
Learning outcomes
Student will be able develop publications, conference presentations, lectures, and other expert activities within the framework of both specialized and general public discourse, including international audience.
  • Students are developing their skills in academic management (such as design of course sylabus, lecture, conference presentation, editing work etc.) through given readings, seminar discussion and group presentations.
  • Particular tasks are determined individually acordingly to the needs of students.
    required literature
  • ČMEJRKOVÁ, Světla, František DANEŠ and Jindra SVĚTLÁ. Jak napsat odborný text. Vydání první. Praha: Leda, 1999. 255 stran. ISBN 8085927691. info
  • KAHN, Norma B. Jak efektivně studovat a pracovat s informacemi. Translated by Hana Kašparovská. 1. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2001. 149 s. ISBN 80-7178-443-5. info
  • ŠANDEROVÁ, Jadwiga. Jak číst a psát odborný text ve společenských vědách. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2009. 209 pp. Studijní texty, 34. svazek. ISBN 978-80-86429-40-3. info
  • ŠESTÁK, Zdeněk. Jak psát a přednášet o vědě. Illustrated by Hana Kymrová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 1999. 204 s. ISBN 8020007555. info
    recommended literature
  • BECKER, Howard S. and Pamela RICHARDS. Writing for social scientists : how to start and finish your thesis, book, or article. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. xiv, 197. ISBN 9780226041322. info
  • ECO, Umberto and Ivan SEIDL. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 80-7198-173-7. info
  • Working for a doctorate : a guide for the humanities and social sciences. Edited by Norman Graves - Ved Varma. 1st. pub. London: Routledge, 1997. x, 202 s. ISBN 0-415-14730-1. info
  • Gregory Colon Semenza: Graduate study for the twenty-first century: how to build an academic career in the humanities. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Teaching methods
Readings, homeworks, class discussion, consultations.
Assessment methods
Credit is given for completing gvien written taks and presentation.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
Teacher's information
Students should take the course in the second semester of their study.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
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