Course: Introduction to Information Presentation

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Course title Introduction to Information Presentation
Course code USII/PZPI
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
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)
  • Jonášová Hana, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Basic etiquette rules. Key concepts in communication. Main ways of communication behaviour. Cultural differences. Types of audience and their requirements. Colours in presentations. Visual graphics and animations. Graphs and how to give presentations correctly using graphs. Types of presentations. Presentation parts and structure. Professional presentation structure. Settings preparation. Main rules of writing and presenting professional projects.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Methods of individual activities, Laboratory work
Learning outcomes
The course focuses on the preparation of materials, structuring and presentation making. Students will learn to prepare their presentations for different types of audience. They will be introduced to real data design and presentation with regard to psychological audience profiling. At the same time they will deepen their knowledge in the area of data design and presentation using information technologies.
Students will learn how to effectively work with products and tools designated for presentations. They will learn to engage the audience, to prepare a presentation on a professional level and to make their performances more effective.
Prerequisites
Basic skills in MS Word and MS PowerPoint utilization and effective searching on Internet.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Home assignment evaluation, Discussion, Systematic monitoring

Assignment: successful elaboration of given tasks and successful defence of a project. Detailed information will be provided during the first lecture and in Stag.
Recommended literature
  • Citace.
  • Jazyková příručka.
  • Jazyková příručka.
  • Bradbury, A. Jak úspěšně prezentovat. Computer Press Praha, 2001. ISBN 80-7226-424-9.
  • Buchtová, B. Rétorika. Praha, 2006. ISBN 80-247-0686-X.
  • DeVito, Joseph A. Základy mezilidské komunikace. Praha: Grada, 2001. ISBN 80-7169-988-8.
  • Dunckelová, J. Podnikatelská etiketa. Praha, 1992.
  • Jonášová H., Petr P. Základy informačních technologií - Word. Univerzita Pardubice, 2006. ISBN 80-7194-676-1.
  • Jonášová, Hana. Základy prezentace informací : pro kombinovanou formu studia.. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7395-110-8.


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