SOC749 Thesis Project

Fakulta sociálních studií
jaro 2019
0/2. 10 kr. Ukončení: z.
doc. PhDr. Ing. Radim Marada, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Dr. Werner Binder (cvičící)
Beatrice Elena Chromková Manea, M.A., Ph.D. (cvičící)
doc. Bernadette Nadya Jaworsky, Ph.D. (cvičící)
doc. PhDr. Tomáš Katrňák, Ph.D. (cvičící)
doc. PhDr. Csaba Szaló, Ph.D. (cvičící)
prof. PhDr. Ladislav Rabušic, CSc.
Katedra sociologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Kontaktní osoba: Ing. Soňa Enenkelová
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra sociologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Students enroll in this course one semester before they intend to sit for the state exam and defend their thesis (typically, in the 3rd semester of their studies).
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.

Jiné omezení: Only for degree students of "Sociology" or "Cultural Sociology" programs
Mateřské obory
Cíle předmětu
The student's task is to prepare a detailed proposal of the thesis, including a specific research design. It is appropriate to begin outlining and writing the thesis.
Výstupy z učení
After completing the course, a student will be able to:
-Choose and develop an appropriate Master's thesis topic
-Engage with relevant academic literature on the student's chosen topic
-Design a thesis project that is methodologically feasible and manageable to complete in one semester
  • The course is fulfilled and credits earned when the student completes independent work under the supervision of the thesis supervisor. The student should fulfill several tasks during the semester, including:
  • - Find a teacher who will serve as thesis supervisor
  • - Consult regularly with the supervisor to begin preparing thesis materials
  • - Do research and writing related to the thesis
  • - Create a bibliography of sources used
  • - Create a detailed outline of the thesis contents
  • - Begin to write the thesis
  • A successful thesis project:
  • - Articulates the objectives of the thesis work
  • - States the research question(s)
  • - Explains the significance and contribution of the research
  • - Specifies and justifies the methodology of conducting the research and analysis
  • - Explains how the project relates to previous research by others
  • To pass the course, students must demonstrate to the supervisor that they have fulfilled the following work expectations:
  • - In-person consultations with the supervisor (about 5 hours)
  • - Research (about 20 hours)
  • - Reading (about 190 hours)
  • - Writing the project text (approximately 35 hours)
  • Total: about 250 hours
  • Read a minimum of 600-800 pages of literature (including data sources, documents, theory materials, etc.)
  • American Sociological Association style guide. 5th ed. American Sociological Association, 2014. xiv, 122. ISBN 9780912764214. info
  • STERN, Linda. What every student should know about avoiding plagiarism. 1st ed. New York: Pearson/Longman, 2007. vi, 74. ISBN 0321446895. info
  • ZINSSER, William. On writing well : the classic guide to writing nonfiction. 30th anniversary ed., 7th ed. New York: HarperCollins, 2006. xiii, 321. ISBN 0060891548. info
  • The sociology student writer's manual. Edited by William A. Johnson. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2006. xii, 260. ISBN 0131928511. info
  • FOWLER, Henry Ramsey. The little, brown handbook. Edited by Jane E. Aaron - Daniel Anderson. 8th ed. New York: Longman, 2000. xxviii, 96. ISBN 0-321-07507-2. info
Výukové metody
The intended outcome of this course is practical preparation by the student for completing the thesis in the following semester. This is achieved through independent reading, research, and writing and in consultation with the student's thesis supervisor.
Metody hodnocení
The supervisor should make an assessment whether the student has fulfilled the tasks expected to be completed during the semester. Credit is granted on a pass/fail basis.
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Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích podzim 2012, jaro 2013, podzim 2013, jaro 2014, podzim 2014, jaro 2015, podzim 2015, jaro 2016, podzim 2016, jaro 2017, podzim 2017, jaro 2018, podzim 2018.
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