Bachelor’s degree seminar, preparation of diploma thesis 3224-D6SEMLIC
The seminar discusses the basic assumptions and requirements of the diploma theses (technical and substantive). During the classes, students gain knowledge necessary to independently choose a topic and write their diploma theses. The following issues are discussed: the essence of library inquiries, rules for creating footnotes and links, various ways of using sources, ways of entering quotes, basic rules for creating thematic outlines, rules for using digital technologies. Phases and the schedule of preparing and writing diploma thesis, practical aspects of the diploma theses, ways of avoiding errors, most often occurring in student work, etc. are analyzed.
As part of the seminar, students:
1. they gain skills to work with a work of culture (analysis, synthesis, use of fragments of a work for own work);
2. they collect and compile a bibliography;
3. they develop a plan for diploma thesis;
4. they master the technique of writing academic work (creating a list of things, links);
5. they gain the ability to write academic texts (proper text preparation, proper structure and division);
6. they are preparing to defend their work
Participation in classes in the room - 60 hours. (2 ECTS)
Preparation for classes - 30 hours (1 ECTS)
Collecting materials and writing a job - 120 hours (4 ECTS)
Preparation for the Bachelor's exam - 30 hours (1 ECTS)
Type of course
Knowledge: a graduate to knows and understands:
1) to an advanced extent, basic concepts in the field of intellectual property protection (S1_W08, Reference to the directional effects of education: K1_W08).
Skills: a graduate can
2) search, select and use the information needed from various sources (S1_U01, Reference to the directional effects of education: K1_U01).
3) try their research and educational skills; skilfully formulate thoughts, present the results of research in the form of oral or written statements: (S1_U03, Reference to the directional effects of education: K1_U03, K1_U02).
4) recognize different kinds of cultural products of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, analyze them, distinguish different perspectives of looking at the development of culture, being aware of the differences of cultural identities and context (S1_U05, Reference to the directional effects of education: K1_U05, K1_07).
5) formulate, interpret and analyze research problems and carry out own research at the academic level in the field of cultural studies and related disciplines concerning the region of Central and Eastern Europe (S1_U07, Reference to the directional effects of education: K1_U02, K1_U04).
6) independently plan and implement their own lifelong learning (S1_U12, Reference to the directional effects of education: K1_U12).
Social competences: a graduate is ready to:
7) effective communication and life in society, group work, coping in typical and exceptional situations, to verify their views on the course of substantive discussion and assessment of their knowledge (S1_K02, Reference to the directional effects of education: K1_K01, K1_02).
8) continuous education and supplementation of acquired knowledge (S1_K04, Reference to the directional effects of education: K1_K01, K1_02)
Classified /Unclassified assessment based on the presented chapter of the BA thesis (first semester) and based on the submitted thesis (second semester).
Literature determined during the course, adapted to the subject matter.
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