Course detail

Presentation and Publication Skills

FEKT-DPA-PRSAcad. year: 2022/2023

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

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Recommended optional programme components

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Recommended or required reading

GALLO, Carmine. Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds. First edition. New York: St. Martin’s Press. [2015]. ISBN: 978-1250061539. (EN)
HULL, Raymond H a Jim STOVALL. The art of presentation: your competitive edge. Shippensburg, PA: Sound Wisdom, [2017]. ISBN 978-0768411393. (EN)
DIAMOND, Stephanie. Prezi for dummies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Pub., c2010. ISBN 978-0470625866. (EN)
GASTEL, Barbara a Robert A DAY. How to write and publish a scientific paper. Eighth edition. Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, [2016]. ISBN 978-1440842801. (EN)
MACK, Chris A. How to write a good scientific paper. Bellingham, Washington: SPIE Press, [2018]. ISBN 978-1510619135. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

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Work placements

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Course curriculum

The course is focused on increasing the presentation and publication skills of PhD students, both theoretical and practical, individually focused on the dissertation topics. In the first part of the course, PhD students get the theoretical and practical knowledge of the main citation databases used in their scientific field (WoS, SCOPUS, Google Scholar, etc.), citation styles and tools (EndNote, Mendeley), scientific and professional social networks (ResearchGate, LinkedIn) , methodology of publishing evaluation in the Czech Republic and in the world at the level of grant providers, employers of researchers and others, with effective and modern presentation methods (Prezi system, TED presentations, etc.), design basics, rhetorical skills, interaction with the audience, presentation of scientific results to the public, and the creation of posters. The second part of the course is devoted to practical improvement of acquired skills and training of writing quality and balanced scientific texts.

Controlled Subject Outputs:
- review using citation databases,
- profiles created on professional social networks,
- created scientific publications,
- created TED presentations,
- design of presentations visual aspect,
- created scientific posters,
- presented lectures.


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Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DPA-BTB Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

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