Subject description - B3B04PSA

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B3B04PSA Academic Writing
Roles:P, V Extent of teaching:2C
Department:13104 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:Jennings P. Completion:KZ
Lecturers:  Credits:2
Tutors:Jennings P., Pinková J. Semester:Z

Web page:

https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/B3B04PSA

Anotation:

Practically focused course in which students learn how or improve their ability to correctly and effectively formulate common written documents such as their own notes, research, reports, protocols, articles, etc. Students will be acquainted with the main principles of writing professional texts.

Study targets:

The aim of the course is to develop the skills of structured thinking and logical formulation and argumentation, as well as to learn the ability to express your opinions and conclusions concisely and clearly. Students will acquire basic competencies that can be used later in writing a bachelor's thesis.

Content:

The course guides students to improve their language skills via lectures and introduces students to the main principles of writing professional texts.

Course outlines:

1. Course introduction, work on the moodle platform, structure of a professional text, practical training
2. Visit to the CTU library - excursion
3. Principles of research writing, Introduction to the article, practical training
4. Database
5. Citation
6. Citation - preparatory exercises, practical training: self-correction exercises
7. Search according to the assignment
8. Professional style, practical training: stylistics + language accuracy
9. Evaluation of the first output (research and its evaluation), report on an experiment (its description and evaluation result), preparatory exercises
10. Report on experiment according to the assignment
11. Mutual evaluation of experiment reports, discussion, conclusion, practical training
12. Article
13. Abstract, qualification work - pitfalls, tips, concrete examples, practical training
14. Final evaluation of results, credits, self-correction exercises

Exercises outline:

1. Course introduction, work on the moodle platform, structure of a professional text, practical training
2. Visit to the CTU library - excursion
3. Principles of research writing, Introduction to the article, practical training
4. Database
5. Citation
6. Citation - preparatory exercises, practical training: self-correction exercises
7. Search according to the assignment
8. Professional style, practical training: stylistics + language accuracy
9. Evaluation of the first output (research and its evaluation), report on an experiment (its description and evaluation result), preparatory exercises
10. Report on experiment according to the assignment
11. Mutual evaluation of experiment reports, discussion, conclusion, practical training
12. Article
13. Abstract, qualification work - pitfalls, tips, concrete examples, practical training
14. Final evaluation of results, credits, self-correction exercises

Literature:

Recommended study materials: JULÁKOVÁ, Eva. Jak prezentovat odborné výsledky: průvodce pro autory, lektory, studenty i začínající redaktory technické literatury. Praha: Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická v Praze, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7080-935-8. ALBERT, Tim. Winning the publications game: the smart way to write your paper and get it published. Fourth edition. Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2016]. ISBN 9781785230110. ČMEJRKOVÁ, Světla, Jindra SVĚTLÁ a František DANEŠ. Jak napsat odborný text. Praha: Leda, 1999. ISBN 80-85927-69-1. ŠESTÁK, Zdeněk. Jak psát a přednášet o vědě. Praha: Academia, 2000. ISBN 80-200-0755-5. GERŠLOVÁ, Jana. Vádemékum vědecké a odborné práce. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7431-002-7. ZBÍRAL, Robert. Příručka psaní seminárních a jiných vysokoškolských odborných prací. Praha: Linde, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7201-779-9.

Requirements:

Students will be expected to: Write a professional text. Actively participation in classes. Miss no more than 2 sessions.

Keywords:

article, research, citation, professional style

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPKYR_2016 Common courses P 1
BPOES Common courses V
BPOES_2020 Common courses V


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