FYBANP0008 Populárně-vědecká praxe

Institute of physics in Opava
summer 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Tomáš Gráf, Ph.D.
Institute of physics in Opava
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to prepare students to do the job in publishing of the popular scientific texts in the public media. Students will gain knowledge and consequently practical experience in the field of popular scientific publishing.
  • Basics of popular scientific journalism. Information in science and message to the public. Sources of information, searching for relevant resources. Communication with scientists, communication with journalists.
    Popular scientific publication seminary. Preparing press releases. Preparation of popular educational articles. Translation of popular-scientific publications. Taking the messages from external sources and their correct interpretation. Technical reviews, multimedia devices.
    Popular-scientific publishing. Students are tasked to prepare (with the teachers help) the popular educative texts regularly and publish them in public media.
    recommended literature
  • Gráf, T. Komunikace přírodních věd s veřejností. Opava, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7510-193-8. URL info
  • CHRISTENSEN, L. L. hands-on guide for science communicators: a step-by-step approach to public outreach. New York: Springer, 2007. ISBN 978-038-7263-243. info
  • POKORNÁ, D., IVANOVÁ, K. Komunikace ve vědě a výzkumu. Vyd. 1. Brno: Computer Press, 2010. ISBN 978-80-87240-35-9. info
  • OSVALDOVÁ, B., HALADA, J. Praktická encyklopedie žurnalistiky a marketingové komunikace. 3., rozš. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2007. ISBN 978-807-2772-667. info
  • CAYWOOD, C. L. Public relations: řízená komunikace podniku s veřejností. Vyd. 1. Brno: Computer Press, 2003. ISBN 80-722-6886-4. info
Teaching methods
seminar, discussion, projects
Assessment methods
final (group) project
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Teacher's information
* All tasks submited and approved
The course is also listed under the following terms summer 2022, summer 2023, summer 2024.
  • Enrolment Statistics (summer 2021, recent)
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