HUMB001 Experimental Humanities I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2016
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s) (plus 1 credit for an exam). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. et Mgr. Radek Kundt, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Eva Kundtová Klocová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Čeněk Šašinka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Roman Švaříček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Supervisor
doc. PhDr. David Zbíral, Ph.D.
Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. et Mgr. Eva Kundtová Klocová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: HUME lab - Experimental Humanities Laboratory - Specialized Units - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Mon 17:30–19:05 K21
Prerequisites
English language comprehension
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 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 2/20, only registered: 0/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 19 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to prepare students for individual experimental research, using hands-on approach and full participation in preparation and realization of an actual experimental research project.
The students will learn to:
Make comprehensive literature review; design experiments; how to organize and conduct testing; analyze data; use specialised equipment and software; operationalize theoretical constructs; create solutions for experimental procedure; interpret data; prepare presentation/publication of the research results; work in group on research project
Syllabus
  • For the precise schedule of current semester, see Syllabus (Materials)
  • 1. Information meeting, Labs and equipment presentation
  • 2. Introduction, Scientific method, Experiment
  • 3. How to read (and write) experimental articles/reports
  • 4. Stimuli presentation software: Hypothesis, E-prime, Superlab
  • 5. Experimental Economics
  • 6. Experimental Neuroscience
  • 7. Experimental Anthropology
  • 8. Research group presentation I. (current research projects)
  • 9. Research group presentation II. (current research projects)
  • 10. Research group presentation III. (current research projects)
  • 11. Research proposals presentation (student group assignement)
  • 12. Research proposals presentation (student group assignement)
Teaching methods
Lectures, presentations by professionals

Work in groups

Colaboration on developement of experimental design

Reading

Literature review

Presentation of projects and discussion
Assessment methods
Literature review matrix (mid-semester term)
Preparation of group project proposal
Presentation of group project
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Zápis je podmíněn souhlasem vyučujících.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015.
  • Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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