Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Rhetoric

RET Acad. year 2019/2020 Winter semester 3 credits

The course is the outcome of a well-proven methodology, leading to a step-by-step increase of the volume of vocabulary, the elimination of often repeated errors and failures in talking by using the experience of logopedic consultancy, getting familiar with the rhetoric art of the antiquity, the medieval age and the new era. The content of the course and the methods used, at the same time, conduct the trainees to getting knowledge of the most excellent literature monuments of the time.

Guarantor

Deputy Guarantor

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Credit

Time span

26 hrs lectures

Assessment points

Lecturer

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

The knowledge acquired should provide for the cultivation of all modes of vocal and written communication. It should provide for the consolidation of the sense for mutual understanding and tolerance in interpersonal relations. A cultivated speech is supportive of a new dimension to technical erudition.

Learning objectives

The basic aim of the course is to develop the ability to consciously cultivate spoken the language in terms of both content and formal, as well as to eliminate the trauma, bad habits and other content defects and deficiencies.

Why is the course taught

Culture speech and communication often determines how successful a person will use their expert knowledge. BUT student has the right to require the possibility of education in this area, which can positively affect his whole life.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

No prerequisite knowledge is called for.

Study literature

Altrichterová, B., Nastuneaková, M.: Rétorika pro každého. Praha : Vydavatelství ČVUT, 1997. (in Czech)

Syllabus of lectures

  1. The nonobviousness of the ability to convey ideas in words
  2. Rhetoric as art, born in the environment of Greek democracy
  3. Classical speech construction
  4. Evaluation of psychological and social circumstances
  5. Body language and gestures
  6. The art of persuading
  7. Eristic dialectics and its tricks
  8. Ethos of spoken speech
  9. Empathy and ability to listen

Controlled instruction

Attendance at lectures.

Exam prerequisites

Presence at the lectures with passing the test and furnishing a written work (approximately 2 pages of text, 500 - 1000 words).

Schedule

DayTypeWeeksRoomStartEndLect.grpGroupsInfo
Thulecturelectures G202 17:0018:50 1BIA 1BIB 1MIT 2BIA 2BIB 2MIT 3BIT xx

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 1st year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 1st year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-MSC-2, field MBI, MBS, MGM, MIN, MIS, MMI, MMM, MPV, MSK, any year of study, Compulsory-Elective group H
  • Programme MITAI, specialisation NISY, any year of study, Elective
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