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Course, academic year 2020/2021
  
Creation of scientific presentations - AB240005
Title: Creation of scientific presentations
Guaranteed by: Department of Environmental Chemistry (240)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/3 MC [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type: Bachelor's
Additional information: http://uchop.vscht.cz/predmety/tvtp
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Martinec Marek Mgr. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : B240005, N240013
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Fialová Jana (10.05.2019)
The aim of this course is to familiarize students with the methods and the principles of creation of systematic scientific paper, while allowing students to obtain adequate knowledge of technical programs and tools (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, graphic editing programs, etc.). The issue of citations is also discussed in detail especially in the technical literature. The course also provides a framework and rules for successful oral presentation of scientific work. All taught material is practiced during the class.
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to:

Create and technically write a Bachelor thesis

Create scientific documents using MS Word, MS Excel and other programs

Create a presentation and posters in MS Powerpoint

Correctly use citations in scientific work

Successfully present scientific results

Literature -
Last update: Fialová Jana (10.05.2019)

LAMBERT, Joan and Curtis FRYE. Microsoft Office 2016 Step by Step. Redmond, Wash.: Microsoft, 2015, 592 p. ISBN 978-0-7356-9923-6.

LAMBERT, Joan and Curtis FRYE. Microsoft Word 2016 Step by Step. Redmond, Wash.: Microsoft, 2015, 624 p. ISBN 978-0-7356-9777-5.

FRYE, Curtis. Microsoft Excel 2016 Step by Step. Redmond, Wash.: Microsoft, 2015, 544 p. ISBN 978-0-7356-9880-2.

LAMBERT, Joan and Curtis FRYE. Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Step by Step. Redmond, Wash.: Microsoft, 2015, 512 p. ISBN 978-0-7356-9779-9.

LAMBERT, Joan and Curtis FRYE. Microsoft Outlook 2016 Step by Step. Redmond, Wash.: Microsoft, 2015, 592 p. ISBN 978-0-7356-9778-2.

MELTON, Beth, Mark DODGE, Echo SWINFORD and Andrew COUCH. Microsoft Office Professional 2013 Step by Step. Redmond, Wash.: Microsoft, 2013, 1216 p. ISBN 978-0-7356-6941-3.

LAMBERT, Joan and Joyce COX. Microsoft Word 2013 Step By Step. Redmond, Wash.: Microsoft, 2013, 576 p. ISBN 978-0-7356-6912-3.

FRYE, Curtis. Microsoft Excel 2013 Step By Step. Redmond, Wash.: Microsoft, 2014, 512 p. ISBN 978-0-7356-8101-9.

LAMBERT, Joan and Joyce COX. Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Step By Step. Redmond, Wash.: Microsoft, 2013, 480 p. ISBN 978-0-7356-6910-9.

LAMBERT, Joan and Joyce COX. Microsoft Outlook 2013 Step By Step. Redmond, Wash.: Microsoft, 2013, 576 p. ISBN 978-0-7356-6909-3.

Learning resources -
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Help and MS Office how-to: https://support.office.com/en-US/

Fundamentals of oral presentation: https://users.ece.cmu.edu/~pueschel/teaching/guides/guide-presentations.pdf

Teaching methods -
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The course is taught in computer classrooms, ICT Prague. Teaching is done through exercises that combine brief theoretical explanation for extensive solution of practical problems. Real problems are presented to the students and they have to solve them using MS Word, MS Excel. EndNote and other useful programs in order to successfully create bachelor and diploma theses. Another part of the course is devoted to creating presentations and posters in MS Powerpoint. This part of the course is linked with the basics of a successful presentation to professional and lay audiences.

Syllabus -
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1. Introduction, verification of existing knowledge by the test

2. Operating systems, work with Windows and files, archive managers, file backup, cloud storages, work with e-mail, passwords and file encryption

3. Basic principles and methods of making good scientific work (bachelor and master thesis, science articles), the issue of plagiarism

4. Programs in MS Office, Basic word processing in MS Word - styles, formatting

5. MS Word, automatic numbering, bullets, inserting objects, automatic links

6. MS Word, sections, automatic correspondence, advanced features

7. Sources of scientific informations, citation databases, citations in the technical literature - rules, ČSN ISO 690 technical standard, EndNote

8. MS Excel, basic functions, inserting functions, mathematical, logical and text functions, matrix operations

9. MS Excel, creating and inserting charts and graphs into technical literature, other scientific graphing and data analysis software

10. MS Excel, advanced features, processing of large data files, numerical solution of technical problems, macros

11. MS PowerPoint, basic and advanced features, design and layout of presentation

12. MS PowerPoint, creating posters, working with images and photos, preparation for printing

13. Principles of the successful oral presentation of scientific work, contact with audience, verbal and Nonverbal communication

14. Presentation of students works, summary

Entry requirements -
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PC knowledge.

Registration requirements -
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None.

Course completion requirements -
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In order to successfully complete this course, students have to finish all tasks to obtain credit.

 
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