Z0018F Diploma Thesis Seminar 2 - Physical Geography

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
RNDr. Vladimír Herber, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Rudolf Brázdil, DrSc.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: RNDr. Vladimír Herber, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable of Seminar Groups
Z0018F/01: Mon 16:00–17:50 Z3,02045, V. Herber
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Z0017F Diploma Thesis Seminar 1 (PG) || Z0017A Diploma Thesis Seminar 1 (AG)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students will be provided with a programme of study to improve and enhance their presentation skills and so improve their career prospects. It will encapsulate written presentations using text and graphics, oral presentations and so will be valuable for diploma presentations, curriculum vitae writing, job interviews, report writing and marketing ideas and products.
  • Oral presentation
  • a) Structure of lecture
  • b) Instruments for the presentation
  • c) Examination of the presentation
  • d) Most frequent mistakes
  • Diploma/Master thesis
  • a) Contextual part of D/MT (literary resources and their processing)
  • b) Formal part D/MT (structure, text processing)
  • ba) Processing and interpretation of gained results, tables, schemes, graphs, photographs, appendixes
  • c) Most frequent mistakes in structuring of pthe D/MT
  • Research and Presentation
  • a) Planning your research.
  • b) Grant application - sorts of grants, structure, most frequent mistakes
  • c) Poster - structure, preparation, presentation, mistakes
  • d) Paper - structure, most frequent mistakes
  • Preparing to find your first job
  • a) The application form
  • Practical exercises
  • MEŠKO, Dušan, Dušan KATUŠČÁK and Ján FINDRA. Akademická příručka. České, upr. vyd. Martin: Osveta, 2006. 481 s. ISBN 8080632197. info
Teaching methods
Participation in the class discussion, homework, individual oral presentations of the master thesis.
Assessment methods
The condition for a successful finishing of the course is 80% attendance in the seminars. Participation in the discussion, homework, individual oral presentations of the master thesis.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2014, recent)
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