TIM_M_007 Master's Thesis Seminar I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
doc. Mgr. Jana Horáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Jana Horáková, Ph.D.
Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Bc. Jitka Leflíková
Supplier department: Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 18:00–19:40 N51
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Master thesis seminar I is the first of two obligatory courses related to the work on master thesis. At During the course students gain skills necessary for successful composing of the thesis.
At the end of the course students should be able to prepare a research proposal and formulate research questions.
Learning outcomes
- An ability to prepare a scientific research proposal.
- An ability to formulate research questions and hypotheses.
- An ability to write an academic text in accordance with formal requirements.
Syllabus
  • - Research topic.
  • - Master thesis – structure, extent, attributes.
  • - Literature and sources.
  • - References.
  • - Title and abstract.
  • - MA project presentation.
Literature
  • Further literature for the diploma thesis seminar is assigned on an individual basis based on the topic of the thesis. | (in Czech) Literatura pro diplomový seminář je předepsána individuálně podle tématu práce.
  • KUBÁTOVÁ, Helena and Dušan ŠIMEK. Od abstraktu do závěrečné práce : jak napsat diplomovou práci ve společenskovědních a humanitních oborech : praktická příručka. 4., přeprac. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2007. 90 s. ISBN 9788024415895. info
  • POKORNÝ, Jiří. Úspěšnost zaručena : jak efektivně zpracovat a obhájit diplomovou práci. Vyd. 1. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2004. 207 s. ISBN 807204348X. info
  • ECO, Umberto and Ivan SEIDL. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 80-7198-173-7. info
  • VAŠÁK, P. 1993. Textologie. Teorie a ediční praxe. Praha 1993.
  • ČMEJRKOVÁ, S. - DANEŠ. F. - SVĚTLÁ, D. 1999. Jak napsat odborný text. Praha 1999.
  • ECO, U. 1997. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc 1997.
  • ŠESTÁK, Z. 2000. Jak psát a přednášet o~vědě. Praha 2000.
Teaching methods
Collective theoretical preparation: learn-in formal rules of diploma thesis writing (bibliographic norm, structure, correct argumentation and rationalization).
Individual discussion of home works: literature and other sources collection, organization of a thesis content, and partial chapters of the thesis.
Assessment methods
- 100% attendance.
- Submission of obligatory requisites to specified deadlines: a) title and annotation of the MA theses; b) presentation of the research topic in classroom; c) submitting a research project (10 standard pages long).
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět je určen pro studenty PREZENČNÍ FORMY STUDIA.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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