KSCA015 Academic Writing II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Petr Janda (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Pavel Šindelář, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Dušan Vávra, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Luboš Bělka, CSc.
Center for Chinese Studies - Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. et Mgr. Dušan Vávra, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Center for Chinese Studies - Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
KSCA015/A: each even Tuesday 15:50–17:25 zrusena M12, P. Janda
KSCA015/B: each odd Tuesday 15:50–17:25 G21, P. Šindelář
KSCA015/C: each even Tuesday 14:10–15:45 M11, D. Vávra
Prerequisites
KSCA014 Academic Writing I
KSCA014
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
Seminar is divided in to three groups, which differ thematically:
- Seminar on Chinese philosophy and literature (Mgr. Dušan Vávra, Ph.D.)
- Seminar on history and Culture of Taiwan (Mgr. Petr Janda)
- Seminar on the methodology and practice of field research (Mgr. Pavel Šindelář, Ph.D.)

Seminar on history and Culture of Taiwan At the end of the course students should be able to: - understand issues and themes that are subject of modern Taiwan Studies - work with relevant materials and use them in research - write an academic paper

C. Seminar on Chinese Philosophy and Literature:
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- apply knowledge from compulsory overview courses to analyse particular study question
- understand and explain the core terms and concepts of respective theoretical approaches
- individually interpret study questions and problems
- write an academic paper
Syllabus
  • A. Seminar on history and Culture of Taiwan 1. Ethnic groups in Taiwan and related issues 2. Literature and Taiwanese idenntity 3. Religion 4. Characteristics of Taiwan's language environment 5. History C. Seminar on Chinese philosophy and literature:
  • 1.Origins of Chinese philosophy and literature at the beginning of 20th c.
  • 2.The Problem of identity of Chinese philosophy and literature
  • 3.Structuralism
  • 4.Orientalism
  • 5.Text and textuality
  • 6.Discursive analysis
Literature
  • KŘOVÁČKOVÁ, Blanka and Martin SKUTIL. Jak napsat seminární a závěrečné práce ve společenských vědách. Vyd. 1. Hradec Králové: Gaudeamus, 2009. 31, xvii. ISBN 9788070418635. info
  • 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
  • ČMEJRKOVÁ, Světla, František DANEŠ and Jindra SVĚTLÁ. Jak napsat odborný text. Vydání první. Praha: Leda, 1999. 255 stran. ISBN 8085927691. info
  • ECO, Umberto and Ivan SEIDL. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 80-7198-173-7. info
Teaching methods
essays and homeworks, discussions
Assessment methods
C. Seminar on modern Chinese literature:
- 5x homework on given topic
- 100% attendance, activity during lectures
- final academic paper
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Zápis mimo Kulturní studia Číny je podmíněn souhlasem vyučujícího.
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 Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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