ESS409 Diploma Seminar

Fakulta sociálních studií
jaro 2020
0/2/0. 14 kr. Ukončení: z.
doc. Mgr. Filip Černoch, Ph.D. (cvičící)
doc. PhDr. Břetislav Dančák, Ph.D.
Katedra mezinárodních vztahů a evropských studií - Fakulta sociálních studií
Kontaktní osoba: Olga Cídlová, DiS.
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Students enrol this course in their last intended term before they sit for final exam. Defence of the thesis is a part of the exam.
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Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.
Mateřské obory/plány
Cíle předmětu
The student’s task is to conduct independent research under the guidance of their supervisor in their chosen field of study. By the end of the course, students will analyze the results of this research and prepare the presentation of the research. They will compose an academic text, according to the length and formal standards common in their field (incl. structure of the thesis, abstract, key words, format, citation standard and list of references and bibliography). This involves the following specific outcomes:
- Defining a specific research topic in their field
- Organizing, designing, and managing independently conducted research
- Collecting and recording data
- Analyzing and interpreting the data
- Relating the data analysis to social science theory
- Composing an academic text meeting the theoretical, methodological and formal standards in their field
- Preparing to defend their thesis
  • The course has the form of individual consultations with the supervisor in all stages of thesis completion.
  • How to write a thesis. Edited by Rowena Murray. 3rd ed. Maidenhead, England: McGraw Hill, 2011. xviii, 325. ISBN 9780335244294. info
  • MARCZYK, Geoffrey R., David DEMATTEO a David FESTINGER. Essentials of research design and methodology. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2005. x, 290. ISBN 9780471470533. info
  • BECHHOFER, Frank a Lindsay PATERSON. Principles of research design in the social sciences. 1st pub. London: Routledge, 2000. ix, 172. ISBN 0415214432. info
  • HAKIM, Catherine. Research design : strategies and choices in the design of social research. London: Routledge, 1987. xii, 211 s. ISBN 0-415-07911-X. info
Výukové metody
The student participates in individual consultations with the supervisor in all stages of thesis preparation, writing, and completion.
Metody hodnocení
The course is based on the student’s individual consultations with their thesis supervisor. The supervisor issues a credit (zápočet) based on the text submitted by the student into the Homework Vault of the Diploma Seminar in the IS. The course is successfully concluded in the regular deadline if the text is submitted into the Vault by the date determined each semester in the department term calendar. To be awarded a credit, the submitted text must also fulfil the KMVES designated criteria both in content and form. If a credit is not issued in the regular deadline, the student may edit the draft according to the supervisor’s instructions and resubmit to an alternate set date. In such a case, the thesis defence will take place in the following (or subsequent) semesters.
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Předmět je vyučován každý semestr.
Výuka probíhá blokově.
Nachází se v prerekvizitách jiných předmětů
Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích jaro 2016, podzim 2016, jaro 2017, podzim 2017, jaro 2018, podzim 2018, jaro 2019, podzim 2019.
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