Course syllabus RRBS - Bachelor Seminar (FRDIS - SS 2014/2015)

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Course code: RRBS
Course title in Czech: Bachelor Seminar
Course title in English:
Bachelor Seminar
SS 2014/2015
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (1 credit)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 1/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech, English
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Teachers: doc. Ing. Ivana Blažková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. et Mgr. Irena Býčková (examiner)
Ing. Mgr. Jiří Čeněk, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Barbora Daňková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Samuel Antwi Darkwah, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Michelle Dorée, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. PhDr. Miroslav Foret, CSc. (examiner)
RNDr. Mgr. Miroslav Horák, Ph.D. (examiner)
PhDr. Zdeňka Hort, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Martin Hrabálek, Ph.D. (examiner)
PhDr. Dana Hübelová, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. PhDr. Stanislav Hubík, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Veronika Jadczaková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Bc. Ing. Ivana Karberová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Katerina Kedron, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Petr Klusáček, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Ondřej Konečný, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Zbyšek Korecki, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Silvie Kozlovská, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Alice Kozumplíková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Tomáš Krejčí (examiner)
Ing. Helena Lorencová, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Tomáš Lošák, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Pavel Máchal, CSc., prof.h.c. (examiner)
Ing. Simona Miškolci, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Ondřej Mocek, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Lukáš Nevěděl, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Milan Palát, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. MVDr. Ivo Pavlík, CSc. (supervisor)
Mgr. Nataša Pomazalová, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Jaroslava Rajchlová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Radka Redlichová, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. RNDr. Aleš Ruda, Ph.D. (examiner)
Bc. Ing. Eva Sapáková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Jiří Schneider, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Josef Smolík, Ph.D., MBA, LLM (examiner)
doc. Ing. Kristina Somerlíková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Veronika Svatošová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Vojtěch Tamáš, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Eva Taterová, MA, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. et Mgr. Ing. Hana Vavrouchová, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Ivo Zdráhal, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Iva Živělová, CSc. (examiner)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the subject is to present the possible search of literature, principles of writing an academic text, ways how to cite used literature and other sources and how to develop the assignment.
Course content:
Subject of bachelor's thesis, study of different sources of literature, photographs and body language (allowance 1/0)
Subject of bachelor's thesis
b.Study of literature: different approaches to the search and the selection of sources of the literature
Different literature sources including research papers in impacted journals, books etc.
Photographs: archive, ways of references and copy rights
The communication with supervisor, co-workers, technicians and other persons

Title, the aims, literature review, different citation ways of literature sources (allowance 1/0)
Title of bachelor's thesis: the improvement of the title during the time
The aims of bachelor's thesis: the basic orientation, the extent and the numbers of aims
Literature review ("current situation"): the selection of proper strategy, extent and clear content
Proper analysis of published data: work with databases, other literature sources, tables, figures, maps etc.
Different ways how to cite the literature source

Material and methods of bachelor's thesis, photographs, questionnaires (allowance 1/0)
a.Methods: how to describe the single steps in methodology, the description of data collection
Material: proper description (i.e. historical relicts, historical photographs, maps etc.,)
Photographs: types of cameras, conditions under which the pictures were taken, copy rights etc.
Interpersonal communication with co-workers, with teachers, with researchers etc. (the ways how personal communications could be cited)
Questionnaires: data collection, analysis and presentations

Creation of tables, figures and schemes; when is it possible to use chapter with appendixes etc. (allowance 1/0)
Data analysis: how to create tables, figures, schemes, maps, etc.
Statistical methods
Results described in the chapter: extent, strategy of tables and figures citations in the text
When is the chapter with attached file used: advantages and disadvantages

5.Discussion, conclusions, acknowledgement, list of literature cited in the text and tables, etc. (allowance 1/0)
Discussion: structure, strategy, extent and practical examples
Conclusions: different ways how to conclude the own results, structure, extend, key research issues etc.
Acknowledgement: content and extent, who should be acknowledged (co-workers, grant agencies, technicians etc.)
d.Plagiarism, examples from the Czech Republic and European Union, consequences etc.
e.The list of cited literature: extent, ways how to cite the references in the text and in the list, Harvard and Vancouver types of the citing types -- advantages, disadvantages and the applications (examples from the Czech Republic and other countries)

Appendixes, abstract, key words, presentation and discussions during the defence (allowance 1/0)
Appendixes: extent, order, proper use, examples
Abstract of bachelor's thesis: the mission, structure, extent, abbreviations etc.
c.Key word: purpose, selection, numbers, strategy of its application, examples
Presentation: extent, ways of presentations and examples
Discussion and other skills how to defend the bachelors thesis.

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
12 h
preparation for regular assessment
16 h
28 h
Assessment methods:
Active participation in lectures, formulated aims of thesis and literature overview of studied topic.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
URBAN, T. Bibliografické citace - dle ČSN ISO 690 a ČSN ISO 690--2 (souhrnná informace).  [online]. 2005. URL:
REJŽEK, M. -- MATULA, R. -- SVÁTEK, M. Jak psát (a jak nepsat) bakalářskou práci – příručka pro vypracování bakalářské práce na LDF MENDELU. Brno: MENDELU, 2013. 13 p.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study B-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study B-ITS-IDSA International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study B-RDE-SEDRE Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Course listed in previous semesters:
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Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 01/08/2015.

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