AJ69800 Master's Thesis Seminar I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2015
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 15 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Jarmila Fictumová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Renata Kamenická, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Mgr. Jiří Rambousek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Jeffrey Alan Vanderziel, B.A.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Upon finishing the course, students will have formulated their preliminary thesis proposal, will have brushed up their academic writing and citation skills, compiled a list of primary and secondary sources they will be working with writing their Master's thesis, will have engaged with their framing sources and will have revised and refined their thesis proposal.
  • 1: Preliminary Thesis Proposal formulation 2: Primary Materials 3: Secondary Materials 4: Annotated Framing Texts 5: Information Bank 6: Final Thesis Proposal
  • Further literature for the diploma thesis seminar is assigned on an individual basis based on the topic of the thesis. | (in Czech) Literatura pro diplomový seminář je předepsána individuálně podle tématu práce.
  • KUBÁTOVÁ, Helena and Dušan ŠIMEK. Od abstraktu do závěrečné práce : jak napsat diplomovou práci ve společenskovědních a humanitních oborech : praktická příručka. 4., přeprac. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2007. 90 s. ISBN 9788024415895. info
  • POKORNÝ, Jiří. Úspěšnost zaručena : jak efektivně zpracovat a obhájit diplomovou práci. Vyd. 1. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2004. 207 s. ISBN 807204348X. info
  • ECO, Umberto and Ivan SEIDL. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 80-7198-173-7. info
  • GIBALDI, Joseph. MLA handbook for writers of research papers. 6th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2003. xviii, 361. ISBN 0873529863. info
  • CICERO, Marcus Tullius. Rhetorica ad Herennium. Translated by Harry Caplan. Repr. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999. lxii, 433. ISBN 0674994442. info
  • GIBALDI, Joseph. MLA handbook for writers of research papers. 4th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1995. xviii, 293. ISBN 0-87352-565-5. info
Teaching methods
A fully on-line course. The credits are awarded for handing in all assignments in the course.
Assessment methods
Credit will be awarded to students who will have completed all assignments in the required quality and improved their submissions as suggested by the teacher.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020.
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