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General information:
Name:
Research planning and methodology_variant_III
Course of study:
2019/2020
Code:
ZSDA-3-1008-s
Faculty of:
Szkoła Doktorska AGH
Study level:
Third-cycle studies
Specialty:
-
Field of study:
Szkoła Doktorska AGH
Semester:
1
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
Polski i Angielski
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
dr hab. inż. Miśkowicz Marek (miskow@agh.edu.pl)
Dyscypliny:
Moduł multidyscyplinarny
Module summary

The course objective is to prepare students to define, plan, and conduct the research as well as to produce an effective research output.

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence: is able to
M_K001 is able to cooperate in research groups SDA3A_K01 Presentation
Skills: he can
M_U001 is able to define research problems and to plan successive research steps SDA3A_U07, SDA3A_U06, SDA3A_U03, SDA3A_U01 Presentation
M_U002 is able to create an effective research output SDA3A_U06, SDA3A_U03, SDA3A_U04 Execution of a project
Knowledge: he knows and understands
M_W001 knows different research types and methodologies SDA3A_W03 Presentation,
Activity during classes
Number of hours for each form of classes:
Sum (hours)
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Prace kontr. przejść.
Lektorat
20 6 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Prace kontr. przejść.
Lektorat
Social competence
M_K001 is able to cooperate in research groups + - - - - - - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 is able to define research problems and to plan successive research steps + - - - - + - - - - -
M_U002 is able to create an effective research output - - - - - + - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 knows different research types and methodologies + - - - - + - - - - -
Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 35 h
Module ECTS credits 1 ECTS
Udział w zajęciach dydaktycznych/praktyka 20 h
Preparation for classes 5 h
przygotowanie projektu, prezentacji, pracy pisemnej, sprawozdania 10 h
Module content
Lectures (6h):

1. Applied vs. basic research
2. Experimental vs. theoretical research
3. Defining research problem or hypothesis
4. Defining original contribution to the state of the art
5. Selection of research methodology
6. Analyzing and interpreting the results and validation of research hypothesis
7. Cooperation in research groups
8. Research output
9. Requirements for receiving scientific degrees and titles
10. Requirements for PhD thesis and models of PhD defense in different countries
11. Models of scientific careers in different countries

Seminar classes (14h):

The workshop is focused on presentation by students of their preliminary research plans and methodologies.

Additional information
Teaching methods and techniques:
  • Lectures: The lecture is based on classical presentation.
  • Seminar classes: The lecture is based on classical presentation by students.
Warunki i sposób zaliczenia poszczególnych form zajęć, w tym zasady zaliczeń poprawkowych, a także warunki dopuszczenia do egzaminu:

The attendance of the classes and the preparation of presentation by students of their preliminary research plans and methodologies.

Participation rules in classes:
  • Lectures:
    – Attendance is mandatory: Yes
    – Participation rules in classes: The lecture is an introduction to the research methodology.
  • Seminar classes:
    – Attendance is mandatory: Yes
    – Participation rules in classes: Students present their preliminary research plans and methodologies, which is discussed in the class.
Method of calculating the final grade:

The final score will be evaluated on the basis of quality of presentation, and the student’s contribution to discussions during the class.

Sposób i tryb wyrównywania zaległości powstałych wskutek nieobecności studenta na zajęciach:

In case of absence in the class, the extended literature review on the topic related to PhD thesis will be required to pass the course.

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Prerequisites and additional requirements not specified

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

1. R. Kumar, “Research Methodology: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners”, SAGE Publications, 2019
2. C. R. Kothari, “Research methodology: Methods and techniques”, New Age International, 2004

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Additional scientific publications not specified

Additional information:

None