MTNPOF002 Science communication 1

Institute of physics in Opava
winter 2022
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
RNDr. Tomáš Gráf, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Tomáš Gráf, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Tomáš Gráf, Ph.D.
Institute of physics in Opava
Timetable
Tue 13:55–14:40 404
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
MTNPOF002/A: Tue 14:45–15:30 404, T. Gráf
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( FAKULTA ( FU ) && TYP_STUDIA ( N ))
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course introduces students to the possibilities of science communication with the public. The basic genres of classical science communication are introduced. Considerable attention is paid to the learning of practical skills in the preparation of outputs in these genres.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to: - prepare an advanced popularization lecture - professional communication with the media - publish popularization outputs on the Internet - prepare more extensive popularization texts (brochure, book, WWW pages)
Syllabus
  • 1. Definition of "science communication", introduction of some terms, current definition of "science communication" 2. Science communication tools, Washington Charter, overview of science communication genres 3. Popularization lecture, basics of rhetoric, spoken language 4. Stylistic formations of public communication, most common errors in verbal expression 5. Acoustic aspect of spoken language, popular astronomy lecture 6. Public sky observation as an example of a popularization "output" 7. Communication with the media, publishing on the Internet 8. Short communications to the media, press release, press conference 9. Article for daily newspaper, "regular" magazine, professional journal 10. Specifics of internet publishing 11. Popularization brochure, popularization book 12. Popularisation presentation on the Internet
Literature
    recommended literature
  • Burns, T. W., O’Connor, D. J. a Stocklmayer, S. M., „Science Communication: A Contemporary Definition“, Public Understanding of Science 2003; 12; 183
  • Dušek J., Gabzdyl, P., Grün M., Pokorný, M., Vádemécum demonstrátora hvězdárny, Sdružení hvězdáren a planetárií, Praha, 2004, ISBN 80-85882-23-X
  • Hájková, Eva; Rétorika pro pedagogy, Grada Publishing, Praha, 2011, ISBN 978-80-247-1990-0
  • Špačková, Alena; Moderní rétorika, Grada Publishing, Praha, 2006, ISBN 80-247-1704-2
  • Dočekalová, Markéta; Tvůrčí psaní pro každého, Grada Publishing, Praha, 2006, ISBN 80-247-1602-X
  • Verner, Pavel; Úvod do praktické žurnalistiky, Univerzita J. A. Komenského, 2010, ISBN 978- 80-8672387-7
  • Musilová, Eva; Kurz tvůrčího psaní, 1. díl a 2. díl, Computer Media, Kralice na Hané, 2007, ISBN 80-86686-84-1, ISBN 978-80-86686-94-3
  • Pistorius, Vladimír; Jak se dělá kniha, Paseka, 2003, ISBN 80-7185-516-2
  • Pavlíček, Antonín; Nová média a sociální sítě, Oeconomica, Praha, 2010, ISBN 978-80-245-1742-1, http://www.systemonline.cz/clanky/jak-se-efektivne-prezentovat-na-internetu.htm
Teaching methods
lectures, discussions
Assessment methods
evaluation of submitted projects
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms winter 2020, winter 2021.
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