TIM_B_004 Proseminar_art of interactive media II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Martin Flašar, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Monika Szűcsová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Martin Flašar, Ph.D.
Department of Musicology – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Bc. Jitka Leflíková
Supplier department: Department of Musicology – Faculty of Arts
Tue 8:00–9:40 N21
The course follows the course Proseminar I (IM002).
Ability to read texts in English.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 150 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 12/150, only registered: 0/150
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The main objective of the course is to familiarize students with the basic principles of scientific work - how to approach the subject of their research, how to define research questions, how to read specialistic literature, how to correctly quote it and how to use it for ones own writing.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- Define the topic and the research questions of their theoretical work;
- Process the annotation and hypothesis of their academic text;
- Apply quotation rules from various sources of literature (book, video, almanac, etc.) according to the rules of the ÚHV;
- Practice critical arguments in academic discussions.
  • - Course target - organization of the semester.
  • - Definition of the topic of work and research questions: annotation, hypothesis.
  • - Discussion over the themes of the thesis: discussion of emerging annotations and hypotheses.
  • - Architecture of the theoretical work (subject - method - research objective).
  • - Architecture of work (work with sources and literature, correct bibliography, citation standards).
  • - Discussion about the emerging work.
  • - Citation standards vs. Recycling of Foreign Thoughts - how to properly quote (text, art work, video, music, etc.). Theory.
  • - Citation standards vs. Recycling of Foreign Thoughts - how to properly quote (text, art work, video, music, etc.). Practical demonstrations.
  • - Discussions and outcomes of students emerging texts during the lecture - a chapter of their theoretical text that verifies student´s understanding of the application of citation standards.
  • - Discussion about the emerging work.
  • - Credit Week.
    required literature
  • ECO, Umberto a Ivan SEIDL. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 80-7198-173-7.
  • KRATOCHVÍL, Jiří, Petr SEJK, Věra ANTHOVÁ a Marek STEHLÍK. Metodika tvorby bibliografických citací. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. Elportál. ISSN 1802-128X.
  • ČMEJRKOVÁ, Světla. Jak napsat odborný text. Praha : Leda, 1999. 255 s. ISBN: 80-85927-69-1
  • ŠANDEROVÁ, Jadwiga a Alena MILTOVÁ. Jak číst a psát odborný text ve společenských vědách : několik zásad pro začátečníky. Vydání první. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2005. 209 stran. ISBN 9788086429403
  • HENDL, Jan. Kvalitativní výzkum : základní teorie, metody a aplikace. Čtvrté, přepracované a r. Praha: Portál, 2016, 437 stran. ISBN 9788026209829. info
    recommended literature
  • Monoskop, a wiki for collaborative studies of the arts, media and humanities. [online]. [cit. 3. 2. 2018]. Dostupné z: .
  • Media Art Net. Webpage for New Media Art theory and practice. [online]. [cit. 31. 1. 2018]. Dostupné z: .
  • JSTOR. Online library for journals, primary sources, and books. [online]. [cit. 1. 2. 2018]. Dostupné z: .
  • MACEK, Jakub. Kvalitativní výzkum nových médií: mýtus pavědy a výzkumná praxe. In Studentský vědecký klub Masarykovy univerzity. 2014. info
  • MACEK, Jakub. Kvalitativní výzkum online sociálních sítí (Qualitative research of social networking sites). In New Media Inspiration 2012. 2012. Konferenční prezentace Stránky konference info
Teaching methods
Teaching of basic principles of academic writing: bibliographic standards, work with resources and literature, structure of work, principles of argumentation and critical thinking.
Assessment methods
To obtain the credits, students are asked to:
a) In the course of the semester present a part of their theoretical text (short chapter from the topic of the thesis) which verifies the students' understanding of the application of the citation standards. The deadline for submission will be the determined at the beginning of the semester. Text range 3,600 characters.
b) Until June 30 finalize and pass on a 18,000 characters long theoretical work (including blank spaces and excluding the list of resources).
c) Meeting attendance conditions (75%).
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2023, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2022, recent)
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