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PřF:Bi7654 Anthropological Project - Course Information

Bi7654 Anthropological Project for Erasmus Students

Faculty of Science
spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Martin Čuta, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Supervisor
prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Malina, DrSc.
Department of Anthropology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Martin Čuta, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Anthropology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites
SOUHLAS
For Erasmus students coming to the Department of Anthropology. Based on the research interests of the students and on the possibilities of the Department and the teacher a topic of the project will be selected. Students work individually (or in a small team), using the process of regular scientific research - based on a literary background and introduction formulate a hypothesis, design a research sample, collect data, analyze the results, discuss them with literature and state the conclusions. Topics of the research preferably in physical anthropology - anthropometry, nutrition, sports etc.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 5 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/5, only registered: 0/5, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/5
Course objectives
The goal of this course is for the students to get acquainted to the specifics of team work (eventually individual work) on a scientific, anthropology oriented project. The course is aimed at introducing the students to the process (hypothesis formulation, experiment design, data collection, analyses, results interpretation and conclusion forming) in realistic settings, preparing them for the undertaking of theses, presentations and scientific papers. Students work individually (or in a small team), using the process of regular scientific research. Topics of the research preferably in physical anthropology - anthropometry, nutrition, sports etc.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the students should be able to perform a brief but research-based anthropological project and prepare the results in form of a short scientific text.
Syllabus
  • Formulation of project ideas Hypotheses Research sample Data acquisition Results analysis Discussion Conclusions
Literature
  • BLACKWELL, John and Jan MARTIN. A scientific approach to scientific writing. New York [N.Y.]: Springer, 2011. ix, 112. ISBN 9781441997876. info
Teaching methods
Individual (or small team) project
Assessment methods
Credit is awarded for a report of the student's individual (or group) work in form of a scientific paper or a structured essay.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Only for Erasmus students arriving to the Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Science.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět je vypisován pouze pro zahraniční studenty programu Erasmus, přijíždějící na Ústav antropologie
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (spring 2018, recent)
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