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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Basics Scientific Communication - N342029
Title: Základy vědecké komunikace
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds (342)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2021 to 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: B342008
For type:  
Guarantor: Štěpánek Petr Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: M342018, B342008
Annotation -
The course is aimed at increasing of presentation soft skills of students. Theoretical lectures serve as a basis supplemented by practical exercises in retorics, presentation of scientific lecture and poster communication. Substantial part of the course is formed by the preparation for bachelor thesis writing.
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

Prepare and present a scientific lecture, including graphical accompaniment

Prepare a poster communication

Individually work out a selected topic into a short speech

Assemble a structured CV and a motivation letter

Write the bachelor thesis

Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)
Literature -

R: Hirsch H. L.: Essential Communication Strategies for Scientists, Engineers, and Technology Professionals, Wiley, 2005 (Online ISBN: 9780471722946)

A: Russel N.: Communicating Science: Professional, Popular, Literary, Cambridge University Press, 2010

Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)
Learning resources -

Lecture presentations and text Scientific communication published at and in e-learning system.

Last update: MORAVCOJ (07.02.2018)
Requirements to the exam - Czech

1. Odevzdání strukturovaného životopisu a motivačního dopisu.

2. Přednesení krátké přednášky na zvolené téma.

3. Příprava a přednesení krátké odborné přednášky.

4. Příprava a prezentace plakátového sdělení.

Last update: MORAVCOJ (20.11.2012)
Syllabus -

1. Forms of communication, listeners needs

2. Social behavior, introduction, CV, motivation letter

3. Principles of oral speech, classification of oral speeches, outline

4. Retorics exercise on a selected topic

5. Language and scientific skills for writing text

6. Skills for reading scientific texts

7. Basics of non-verbal communication, emotional intelligence

8. Rules for short scientific lecture with a PowerPoint presentation

9. Scientific lecture

10. Rules for creation of posters

11. Poster presentation

12. Rules for writing a bachelor thesis, structure, chapters

13. Bachelor thesis - introduction, literature search part, results and discussion, conclusion, summary

14. Communication on conferences

Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)
Entry requirements - Czech


Last update: MORAVCOJ (20.11.2012)
Registration requirements -


Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.3 7
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 1 28
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Práce na individuálním projektu 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 0.2 6
Účast na seminářích 0.5 14
4 / 4 111 / 112
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 50
Defense of an individual project 40
Oral examination 10