UCJNCOBP24 Academic writing

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Miroslav Urbanec, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Miroslav Urbanec, Ph.D.
Institute of Foreign Languages – Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UCJNCOBP24/A: Wed 14:45–16:19 M9, M. Urbanec
Prerequisites (in Czech)
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 aim of the course is to acquaint students with the basics of writing university texts (demands placed on university text, its structure, work with sources and secondary literature, the problem of plagiarism, argumentation). An important role in this context is played by tasks (practice of creating specific texts), which students work out at home according to the instructions of the teacher and which are the subject of joint control and discussion in the following lesson.
Learning outcomes
The student is able to summarize the basic features of the academic text. The student is able to structure the academic text, work with sources and professional literature, avoid plagiarism and argue.
  • 1. The problem of plagiarism 2. Primary and secondary literature 3. Internet resources 4. Critique of sources 5. Principles of citation 1 6. Principles of citation 2 7. Bibliography 8. Arguments 1 9. Arguments 2 10. Architecture of university text 1 11. Architecture of university text 2 12. Short texts (abstract, reviews, fence summary, handout) 13. Summary
    required literature
  • Zbíral, R.: Příručka psaní seminárních a jiných vysokoškolských odborných prací. Praha: Linde, 2009.
    recommended literature
  • Sommer, R.: Schreibkompetenzen. Erfolgreich wissenschaftlich schreiben. Stuttgart: Klett Lerntraining, 2013.
  • Eco, U.: Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997.
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
portfolio s vypracovanými úkoly, docházka (75%)
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2022, Summer 2023, Summer 2024.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Summer 2021, recent)
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