RLDS3 Doctoral Seminar III

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
Dr. phil. Anna Michalík Kvíčalová, MA (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. David Zbíral, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. David Zbíral, Ph.D.
Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Ivona Vrzalová
Supplier department: Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
each even Tuesday 14:00–15:40 J507
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
Course objectives
This course introduces in the basics of academic publishing. The seminar discussions introduce doctoral students to review and editorial process in humanities and social science journals. The students prepare their publication project, choose an appropriate journal in cooperation with their supervisors, and present their project during the seminars.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
  • understand the basics of review and editorial processes;
  • choose the appropriate journal for their article in progress;
  • justify their decision about the target journal;
  • explain the state of the art and the theoretical background of their publication project;
  • react to questions concerning their publication project.
  • Syllabus
    • Introduction.
    • Discussion about article projects.
    • Basics of academic publishing.
    • Where to publish?
    • How to advertise yourself?
    • Presentation of article projects I.
    • Presentation of article projects II.
    • Presentation of article projects III.
      recommended literature
    • LILLIS, Theresa M. A scholar's guide to getting published in English : critical choices and practical strategies. Edited by Mary Jane Curry. Bristol: Multilingual matters, 2013. xiv, 174. ISBN 9781783090594. info
    Teaching methods
    Seminar discussions. Student presentations of their publication projects.
    Assessment methods
    Students devise and present their publication project. The persuasiveness of the presentation and the participation in the discussion constitutes 100 percent of the evaluation criteria.
    Language of instruction
    Follow-Up Courses
    Further Comments
    Study Materials
    The course is taught annually.
    Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
    The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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