Graduation Theses Project 1
Name of lecturer(s)
Vlastimil JEŽEK, David KAŠPAR, Michal LÁZŇOVSKÝ, Bohumil NEKOLNÝ, Petr PROKOP, Jiří SRSTKA, Jiří SULŽENKO, Doubravka SVOBODOVÁ
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aim is to help students select a topic, assemble a schedule for completion, advise on how to procede in the bibliography and practical research, how to manage the acquired materials and how to arrange and lay it out. Then in individual and group consultations, the instructors of the given master's specialization assist in achieving the established research aims.
Mode of study
Instruction is through a group class in which individual topics of dissertation research and practice tasks are discussed and student mutually inspire each other with shared questions and issues. Aside from this the classes are based on individual consultations focused on resolving particular issues of individual dissertations.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
This course covers individual research and practice tasks for the thesis paper and students mutually inspire one another with the sharing of questions and issues. Aside from this the classes are based on individual consultations focused on resolving particular problems of individual papers.
Recommended or required reading
Eco, U.: Jak napsat diplomovou práci
ADORNO, Theodor W.: Schéma masové kultury, OIKOYMENH, Praha, 2009
ADORNO, Theodor W., HORKHEIMER Max: Dialektika osvícenství, OIKOYMENH, Praha, 2009
ARENDTOVÁ Hannah: Krize kultury, Mladá fronta, Praha, 1994
BENJAMIN, Walter: Umělecké dílo ve věku své technické reprodukovatelnosti, in Výbor z díla I, Literárněvědné studie, OIKOYMENH, Praha, 2009
HABERMAS, Jürgen: Strukturální přeměna veřejnosti, Filosofia, Praha, 2000
NÜNNING, Ansgar (ed.): Lexikon teorie literatury a kultury, Host, Brno, 2008
Arts management and arts marketing:
BYRNES, William J., Management and the Arts, 3. vyd., Focal Press, 2003,ISBN: 0-240-80537-2
KOTLER, Philip, SCHEFF, Joanne, Standing room only, Harvard Bussiness school press 1997, ISBN: 0-87584-737-4
KAISER, Michael M., Strategické plánování v umění: Praktický průvodce, Institut umění - Divadelní ústav, 2009, ISBN 978-80-7008-236-2
+ relevant resorces for assigned topics according to the course instructors recommendations.
Assessment methods and criteria
The requirements for completing the course are on-going consultations on the master's project with a particular instructor, attendance at group classes
After the first semester there are public presentations on a date established by the dept. before a commission of dept. instructors according to the following criteria:
- proposed length of presentation - 10 - 15 minutes,
- use of presentation technology is desired but not required,
- required content: reports on the work, presentation of collected sources, achieved partial results, plan of further steps.
AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE the presentation, the student uploads to the site repository an ON-GOING REPORT of the project maintaining the following:
Extent: 5-7 standard pages of a related essay + attachements.
- Justification of topic choice, measure of personal relationship the selected topic.
- Establishment of research tasks (project aim, limitations, justification).
- Project plan (stages, methods).
- Description and justification of individual project plan steps.
- Implemented stages: description and results.
- Commented (reviewed) selection of literature, including web links.
A merge of submitted material including addendums into one document in PDF format is preferred.
Grades are given by a commission comprised of the Photography Dept. awarded to the student based on the following criteria (% = criteria weight):
- level of submitted final report or thesis - 40%,
- content and formal presentation level - 30%,
- on-going work on the research project - 30%.
As this is a main study course, according to AMU rules this exam MAY NOT BE REPEATED.
No schedule has been prepared for this course
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Arts Management (M.A.) (required main subject)