Course: Bachelor Seminar

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Course title Bachelor Seminar
Course code KAJ/4149
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Haase Christoph, Dr. Ph.D., M.A.
  • Šteklová Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Brandon Mark, Dr. phil.
Course content
Content: Determined by the choice of source material.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This course provides students with the opportunity to practice basic research and writing skills in preparation for writing a Bachelor's thesis. Under the supervision of the instructor, the students will read and analyze select primary sources in order to produce a final paper based on research.
Students will learn to create academic research papers in preparation for completing a Bachelor's Thesis. They will practice working with sources in American and British Cultural Studies. They will learn to formulate a hypothesis and use evidence to support their conclusions.
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Assessment methods and criteria
1.) Complete all assignments on time. 2.) Complete a final paper on time.
Recommended literature
  • Bell, J. Doing your research project. London: Open University Press, 1993.
  • Brown, J. D. Understanding research in second language learning. Cambridge: CUP, 1988.
  • Chráska, M. Úvod do výzkumu v pedagogice. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2003.
  • Lipson, C. How to write a BA thesis: a practical guide from your first ideas to your finished paper. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
  • Nunan, D. Research Methods in Language Teaching. CUP, Cambridge, 1992.
  • Wallace, M. Action Research for Language Teachers. CUP. Cambridge, 1998.
  • Wicks J. Imaginative Projects. CUP, Cambridge, 2001.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer