Course: Dissertation

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Course title Dissertation
Course code KPR/4747
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 20
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Brtnová-Čepičková Ivana, doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Presenting the findings of a diploma project and the research results, the debate to the topic DP.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The aim is to guide students to the completion of their diploma thesis and to prepare them for its defense. Students are encouraged to submit the chosen topic independently and to solve the problem in a clear and logical way (sorting of chapters and subchapters including their designation), correctly orientated in the selected topic, defining the problem and its context, summarizing the knowledge of the selected topic from the specialized literature, taking into account the problems solved, they gave a clear, critically thought-out interpretation with arguments and commentary on the interpretation, appropriately and correctly formulated, analyzed, synthesized and interpreted the empirical data obtained by their own research, applied the theoretical knowledge to the solution of the practical problem in the area of ??solving the chosen problem, adequate methods of solving and their brief description) and in the end they evaluated their results, importance and contribution of the processed diploma task in the field of primary education and deduced from the practical solution general recommendations. Emphasis is placed not only on professional language work, but also on graphic design.
In the area of student knowledge can properly describe and explain the solution in the DP, explain the most important concepts, introduce and justify the overall structure of its work, its main and sub-targets and evaluate the overall importance and benefits of DP for the primary education. In the area of skills can listener submitted DP present themselves and their theoretical knowledge and is applied to the practical part. They can present and defend the results and conclusions of its DP, critical thinking, reasoning and appropriate way to draw general recommendations of its investigation. Students can clearly and exactly express your thoughts professional language. He knows the law, which establishes a formal framework and content of the thesis, the Governing bibliographic citation, enter the correct citation reference, text editing, incl. embedded tables, graphs or images accordance with the applicable procedural rules.
The subject requires no specific prerequisites.

Assessment methods and criteria
Ability to handle complex DP on a chosen topic and defend the results and conclusions of the solved problems by entering a diploma project. Credit requirements: active participation in individual consultations, drafting DP in writing.
Recommended literature
  • Čmejrová, S., Daneš, F., Světlá, J. Jak napsat odborný text. Praha 1999.
  • DVOŘÁKOVÁ-JANŮ, V. Jak psát diplomovou práci.. Praha: Credit, 1996.
  • Eco, U. Jak napsat diplomovou práci.. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. ISBN 80-7198-173-7.
  • FILKA, Jaroslav. Metodika tvorby diplomové práce. Brno, 2002.
  • HOLOUŠOVÁ, D., KROBOTOVÁ, M. Diplomové a závěrečné práce. Olomouc: UPOL, 2002.
  • POKORNÝ, J. Úspěšnost zaručena: jak efektivně zpracovat a obhájit diplomovou práci. Brno: CERM, 2004. ISBN 80-7204-348-X.

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): Teaching in Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 5 Recommended year of study:5, Recommended semester: Summer