EVSb1005 Introduction into the Analysis in European Studies

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Vratislav Havlík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Vít Hloušek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Petr Kaniok, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Kuchyňková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Markéta Pitrová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Zuzana Ringlerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Hubert Smekal, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Zdeněk Sychra, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Veronika Zapletalová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Petr Kaniok, Ph.D.
Department of International Relations and European Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of International Relations and European Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! EVS194 Introduction into the Analysis && ! NOW ( EVS194 Introduction into the Analysis )
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
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Course objectives
Current ersearch in the area of social science is based upon application of rigorous methods. The aim of this course is to provide the students with basic analytical tools and methods that can be applied in the area of European Studies.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to identify main analytical tools that can be used in the European studies research
Student will be able to draft appropriate methodology for course paper (as for example position paper)
Student will be able to to draft appropriate methodology for BA thesis
Student will be able to explain main weaknesess and strenghts of basic analytical tools appropriate in the European studies
Syllabus
  • 1) Introduction into the academic writting
  • 2) Principles of academic writting
  • 3) How to work with sources
  • 4) How to work with sources: seminar
  • 5) Literature review
  • 6) Literature review? seminar
  • 7) Policy paper
  • 8) Policy paper: seminar
  • 9) Case study
  • 10) Case study: seminar
  • 11) Introduction into the quantitative analysis
  • 12) Introduction into the quantitative analysis: seminar
  • 13) Presentation skills: seminar
Literature
    required literature
  • Young, Eóin & Quinn, Lisa. Writing Effective Public Policy Papers A Guide for Policy Advisers in Central and Eastern Europe. 2002.
  • Knopf, Jeffrey W. (2006): Doing a Literature Review. Political Science and Politics 39, 1, pp. 127-132.
  • KELLSTEDT, Paul M. and Guy D. WHITTEN. The fundamentals of political science research. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. xxiv, 316. ISBN 9781107621664. info
  • Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost :příručka pro uživatele. Edited by Miroslav Disman. 3. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2000. 374 s. ISBN 80-246-0139-7. info
Teaching methods
The course combines lectures and seminars.
Assessment methods
In order to pass this course, students have to gain at least 70 points from 100 available. Points can be obtained by delivering tasks assigned for particular seminars (60 points, 4x15 points), attending lectures (24 points, 8x3 points) and attending the seminars (16 points, 4x4 points).
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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