AJ69700 Minor Thesis Seminar

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Renata Kamenická, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Mgr. Jiří Rambousek, 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. Some of the assignments are exercises in various aspects of academic writing, others represent preparatory steps to writing the final thesis (delimitation of the topic, compiling working bibliography, collecting material).
Syllabus
  • 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. Some of the assignments are exercises in various aspects of academic writing, others represent preparatory steps to writing the final thesis (delimitation of the topic, compiling working bibliography, collecting material).
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • TURABIAN, Kate L. A manual for writers of term papers, theses and dissertations. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1962. vii, 109 s. info
Teaching methods
On-line course.
Assessment methods
Credits are awarded on the basis of uploaded course assignments.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
Teacher's information
http://www.phil.muni.cz/elf/course/view.php?id=418
The course is also listed under the following terms 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, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2018, recent)
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