SPPd0004 Thesis Aim Workshop

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 25 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. PhDr. Kateřina Kubalčíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
prof. PhDr. Libor Musil, CSc. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Pavel Navrátil, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Sirovátka, CSc. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Libor Musil, CSc.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work – Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work – Faculty of Social Studies
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
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Course objectives
Designing and substantiating the research question of the dissertation.
Learning outcomes
Designing an application problem. Designing and research problém. Specify a research question based on the formulation of application and reserach problems.
  • Application problem. Interpreting rlevant literature on the application problem. Intepreting relevant literature on the research problem. Research problem. Knowledge relevant to solve the application and the research problem. Research question concerning relevant knowledge.
  • ABEND, G. 2008. The Meaning of Theory. Sociological Theory. 26(2), 173-199.
  • SCHUTT, R. K. 2009. Investigating the Social World. Thousand Oaks, Caligornia: Pine Forge Press.
Teaching methods
reading, homework, discussing with supervisor
Assessment methods
feedback in terms of congruence among application problem, research problem, and reserach question as well as in terms of its substatiation by published knowledge
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Spring 2024, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
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