DKKP_P_12 Mediation of academic knowledge 1

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. Jozef Cseres, PhD. (lecturer)
PhDr. Martin Flašar, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Jana Horáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Jakub Macek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Viktor Pantůček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. František Svoboda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Jana Horáková, Ph.D.
Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Jan Karafiát
Supplier department: Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with various ways of mediating academic knowledge with a focus on the specificities of the chosen media. Students should be able to report on their research not only in the form of academic papers and within the academic community, but also to students and to the general public, and with the aid of different media (social networks, web, blog, vlog, communication with journalists).
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
- be conversant with current communication platforms;
- use them for the mediation of their academic work to students or to the general public.
  • - Media and mediation of academic knowledge
  • - Examples of good practice
  • - Project aimed at mediating one's own research or popularizing the relevant discipline
  • Scientists Guide to Social Media. URL:
  • Purdam, K., & Zhu, Y. (2017). Social Media, Science Communication and Academic Super Users in the UK. First Monday (Chicago), 11, 1-18. URL:
  • Frank M. Waechter: Social Media For Science And Research: Current Trends And Future Possibilities URL:
  • Marie Boran: Popularising Science. From Carl Sagan to Social media. (last update Jan. 22, 2018). URL:
Teaching methods
Lectures, invited guests, project work, discussion, project presentation.
Assessment methods
Submission of a project concept, submission of a final report and project documentation.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: every other week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020.
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