DKKP_P_K6 Doctoral thesis seminar 6 (academic writing and presentation skills)

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
doc. Mgr. Jozef Cseres, PhD. (lecturer)
PhDr. Martin Flašar, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Jana Horáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Jakub Macek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Viktor Pantůček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. František Svoboda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Jana Horáková, Ph.D.
Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Jan Karafiát
Supplier department: Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
DKKP_P_K1 Doctoral thesis seminar 1 && DKKP_P_K2 Doctoral thesis seminar 2 && DKKP_P_K3 Doctoral thesis seminar 3 && DKKP_P_K4 Doctoral thesis seminar 4 && DKKP_P_K5 Doctoral thesis seminar 5
Successful completion of Doctoral Seminar 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Course objectives
- Developing skills associated with academic writing and other forms of mediation of research results
- Independent research and the writing of the dissertation
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
- define terms: academic writing, scholarly text;
- evaluate types of academic text;
- choose an appropriate type of academic text with regard to its potential recipients;
- understand current trends in the presentation of research results, including the popularization of science;
- apply the above in writing the dissertation and in other forms of presentation of the research project.
  • - Academic writing
  • - Current trends in science and research presentation
  • - Application of rules for writing an academic paper in the framework of the dissertation
  • - Optimal presentation and popularization of the dissertation project
    required literature
  • Radovan Plášek (2014): Odborný text. MUNI PRESS. URL:
    recommended literature
  • Zbyněk Fišer (2017): AKADEMICKÉ PSANÍ. In: Petr Karlík, Marek Nekula, Jana Pleskalová (eds.), CzechEncy - Nový encyklopedický slovník češtiny. URL:É PSANÍ (poslední přístup: 3. 1. 2020)
Teaching methods
Research, reading, consultations with the supervisor, participation in lectures, independent work on a research project, presentation of the results of work in front of classmates, discussion.
Assessment methods
- Attendance will constitute 50% of the overall assessment
- Submission of the dissertation structure with notes, showing the argumentation, style, etc. the student has chosen for writing the dissertation
- Submission of a presentation of partial results of the dissertation work (power point, video, web-page, blog, vlog...)
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every other week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020.
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