AJ59801 Mgr. Thesis Seminar I

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Filip Krajník, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Pelclová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jana Chamonikolasová, Ph.D.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
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
Course objectives
The course prepares students for writing their final theses. It takes the form of an electronic course. The students work independently in the course, studying the methodology of research, the principles of academic writing, and the formal aspects of writing a thesis. They are asked to submit assignments in an electronic form. The assignments represent preparatory steps to writing the final thesis (delimitation of the topic, compiling working bibliography, collecting material).
Syllabus
  • 1.Preliminary thesis proposal.
  • 2.Primary materials.
  • 3.Secondary materials
  • 4.Framing texts with annotations.
  • 5.Information bank.
  • 6.Final thesis proposal.
Literature
  • 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
  • ČMEJRKOVÁ, Světla, František DANEŠ and Jindra SVĚTLÁ. Jak napsat odborný text. Vydání první. Praha: Leda, 1999. 255 stran. ISBN 8085927691. info
  • ŠESTÁK, Zdeněk. Jak psát a přednášet o vědě. Illustrated by Hana Kymrová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 1999. 204 s. ISBN 8020007555. info
  • GIBALDI, Joseph. MLA handbook for writers of research papers. 5th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1999. xviii, 332. ISBN 0-87352-975-8. info
Teaching methods
The course makes use of the methods of e-learning. Students work independently on assignments listed in the syllabus of the course and upload them into the electronic course. They process primary and secondary sources. The assignments take the form of exercises in reading and critical analysis of scholarly texts, in preparing materials for analysis, in editorial work and in the use different editorial styles.
Assessment methods
A fully on-line course. The credits are awarded for handing in all assignments in the course.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
General note: This course is NOT designated for Erasmus students! List of courses offerd by the Department of English and American studies for Erasmsus students is available at http://www.phil.muni.cz/wkaa/ under "Information for Erasmus students".
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: This course is NOT designated for Erasmus students! List of courses offerd by the Department of English and American studies for Erasmsus students is available at http://www.phil.muni.cz/wkaa/ under "Information for Erasmus students".
Teacher's information
http://www.phil.muni.cz/elf/course/category.php?id=1
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019.
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