C4868 Discover the science - Science and society

Přírodovědecká fakulta
jaro 2021
2/0. 2 kr. (plus ukončení). Doporučované ukončení: zk. Jiná možná ukončení: k.
doc. Mgr. Jan Havliš, Dr. (přednášející)
doc. Mgr. Jan Havliš, Dr.
Národní centrum pro výzkum biomolekul - Přírodovědecká fakulta
Kontaktní osoba: doc. Mgr. Jan Havliš, Dr.
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Národní centrum pro výzkum biomolekul - Přírodovědecká fakulta
passing C4866 subject, but you can ask for an exception in the case of basic knowledge of the methodology of science.
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je otevřen studentům libovolného oboru.
Cíle předmětu
main objective of the course is to acquaint students with science in its wider sense, mainly to understand the significance of science in society.
Výstupy z učení
at the end of the course students should be able:
to understand the relation of scientists to laymen community
to know the way scientific community works (publication, education)
to perceive and evaluate ethical aspects of scientific conduct
to be familiar with financing and application of science.
  • B. science as a part of social cognisance
  • : role of science in society, technology, education, social dialogue
  • : popularisation of science
  • : ethics and character of scientific work
  • :: collaboration vs competition
  • C. science as a system
  • : scientific information, publication and communication
  • :: literary research, process and ways of publishing
  • : scientometrie
  • : importance of scientific lingua franca – english
  • : scientific community
  • :: universities, colleges, research institutes, industrial research
  • : science marketing and funding
Výukové metody
the lecture is based on ppt presentation, its explication and discussion to this explication. presentation it-self will be available as a study material (black-and-white printable pdf with high resolution and restricted access rights). it is recommended to attend the lecture, because of the explication, which significantly extends the presentation. subject will be eventually lectured if the number of enrolled students exceeds number 5, otherwise students will be given the chance to pass the subject without lecturing combining study materials and on-demand tutorial (at max 2x2h per semester; contact the lecturer to set up the schedule).
Metody hodnocení
oral examination; consists of two questions referring to the relation of science and society, one conceptual, the other more factual. within both, understanding and ability to relevantly dispute about will be requested.
Vyučovací jazyk
Informace učitele
videocon lectures will take place in the MS teams environment. if possible, download the environment application. all MU students have access to it via office 365, see "external services" in IS. i recommend learning to work with the application in advance. the use of a browser version restricts your access to some useful functions. the lecture will be recorded in mp4 format and then uploaded in the study materials in IS only for students of this course in this semester. MS teams guides: https://is.muni.cz/auth/do/mu/samostudium/pages_en/02-online.html
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Studijní materiály
Předmět je dovoleno ukončit i mimo zkouškové období.
Předmět je vyučován každoročně.
Výuka probíhá každý týden.
Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích jaro 2019, jaro 2020, jaro 2022.