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ECTS Course Overview

Technical Presentations

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Course Unit Code352-0324/03
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
SMU78Ing. Pavel Smutný, Ph.D.
The goal of this course is to teach students to create simple, clear and aesthetic slides which improve the presentation of the speaker. The course covers using animations for displaying technical processes, creating mind maps, infographics and merge of graphical and information design to make clean and clear slides that helps deliver ideas. Students will also practice designing and giving strong, persuasive presentations.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The course is helping a student develop their personal potential. Above all, encourage creativity, autonomy of action and decision making, initiative, responsibility, communication.
It aims to familiarize students with the methodology of making technical presentations using software and hardware resources. Students try to explain the methodology of transmission from human to human, the principles of an increased perception of the importance of selection and presentation of textual and visual materials including their processing.
Course Contents
Web search strategies and web syndication
Mind maps
Animations in presentation
Designing persuasive presentations
Presenting your presentation
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
POWELL, Mark. Presenting in English: how to give successful presentations. Boston: Thomson, 2002, 128 s. ISBN 1899396306.
KOČÍ, P. Technické prezentace 1. vyd. Ostrava, VŠB-TUO, 2007, 26s + videosoubory.
SMUTNÝ, Pavel. E-learningový kurz předmětu Technické prezentace. VŠB-TUO. Dostupné také z:
Recommended Reading:
FINKELSTEIN, Ellen. Syndicating Web Sites with RSS Feeds For Dummies. USA: For Dummies, 2005. ISBN 978-0764588488.

BUZAN, Tony a Chris GRIFFITHS. Mind Maps for Business: Using the ultimate thinking tool to revolutionise how you work. USA: FT Press, 2013, 253 s. ISBN 978-0273784357.
POWELL, Mark. Presenting in English: how to give successful presentations. Boston: Thomson, 2002, 128 s. ISBN 1899396306.

LAURENČÍK, Marek a Michal BUREŠ, 2011. PowerPoint 2010: podrobný průvodce. Praha: Grada. Průvodce (Grada). ISBN

WIEKE, Thomas. Prezentace: jak překonat obvyklé problémy a působit přesvědčivě. Praha: Grada, 2006. No problem!. ISBN

BUZAN, Tony a Barry BUZAN. Myšlenkové mapy: probuďte svou kreativitu, zlepšete svou paměť, změňte svůj život. Brno: Computer Press,
2011. ISBN 978-80-251-2910-4.

HOLZNER, Steven. RSS: automatické doručování obsahu vašich WWW stránek. Brno: Computer Press, 2007. ISBN 978-80-251-1479-7.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined