Course: Professional writing

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Course title Professional writing
Course code UBK/C0030
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
Lecturer(s)
  • CHROBÁK Jakub, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course is designed for students of 1st year. Students prove by specific examples how to collect and gather material. There will also be introduced to basic dictionaries to be able to reach the necessary quota of literature. Through the reading of selected problematic (un)scientific texts the students are brought closer to the critical work with specialized literature. Using specific examples of other authors and their own experiments, students will learn citation ethics and rules for referencing, quoting and paraphrasing. All this skills will be used in the final creative student works on a limited and undemanding topic. Types of workshops: Collection of material (eg. Work of Jan Balabán). Professional literature (from the Lexicon of Czech literature after the electronic dictionary Czech literature after 1945). Topic selection (eg. Faith in the short story book Možná že odcházíme, Emigration epic song of Boží lano, Return home in the novel Černý beran. So called normalization and today in the work Kudy šel anděl, Hope in a book of stories Jsme tady, Theme sonship in the novel Zeptej se táty and a wide range of topics comparative) Quoting, paraphrasing, referencing. How to use scientific literature, how to operate, how to define against her. Analysis of the first note. Attempting to interpret. Making a professional text in practice - naming theme. Making a professional text in practice - their own analysis. Making a professional text in practice - formulation of conclusions.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified
Recommended literature
  • Lexikon české literatury.
  • ECO, U. Jak napsat diplomovou práci.. Olomouc, 1997.
  • HAMAN, A. Úvod do studia literatury a interpretace díla. Jinočany, 1999.
  • Kolektiv. Lexikon teorie literatury a kultury.. Brno, 2006.
  • PETRŮ, E. Úvod do studia literární vědy. Olomouc, 2000.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Czech language and literature in combination with another discipline (1) Philological sciences 1 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Czech Literature (3) Philological sciences 1 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Czech language and literature in combination with another discipline (1) Philological sciences 1 Summer