XS451 Communication training 2

Faculty of Science
autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Petr Holík (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Ondřej Přibyla (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Sucháček (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Hana Vrtalová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Bochníček, Dr.
Department of Physical Electronics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Ondřej Přibyla
Supplier department: Department of Physical Electronics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable of Seminar Groups
XS451/01: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Tue 15:00–16:50 J4, P. Holík
XS451/02: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Wed 12:00–13:50 J4, H. Vrtalová
XS451/03: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Wed 15:00–16:50 J4, H. Vrtalová
XS451/04: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 12:00–13:50 J4, P. Sucháček
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 100 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 24/100, only registered: 0/100, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/100
Course objectives
The aim of this course is to improve students' ability to interact and communicate (ie listening and speaking) with people. Training outcomes are necessarily dependent on individual dispositions.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course students will be able to:
Create and present a short speech (cca 5 min., e.g. personal introduction)
Structure a complicated idea in a way so it can be conveyed to a listener
Give high quality feedback
  • Areas of training:
  • Presentation Skills:
  • Nonverbal expression - eye contact, movement of the speaker ...
  • Short forms (5 min): personal presentation, Pecha Kucha ...
  • "Capture the essence"
  • Improvised performance on a given topic
  • Structure your speech - how to deliver comlicated topic
  • Communication skills:
  • Active listening
  • Asking questions
  • Specialsituations: personal feedback,
    recommended literature
  • PLAMÍNEK, Jiří. Konflikty a vyjednávání : umění vyhrávat, aniž by někdo prohrál. 2., aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2009. 136 s. ISBN 9788024729442. info
  • PLAMÍNEK, Jiří. Komunikace a prezentace : umění mluvit, slyšet a rozumět. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2008. 176 s. ISBN 9788024727066. info
    not specified
  • M.B.Rosenberg: Nonviolent communication
Teaching methods
Active training (individualy or in groups) thourgh tasks and activities followed by review or feedback.
Assessment methods
Homeworks are required during the semester. (max 30 minutes a week, typically the preparation of a short spoken presentation, reading the theory or watching specific lecture) Credit is awarded for active participation in lessons.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (autumn 2017, recent)
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