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General information:
Name:
Research planning and methodology variant_VIII
Course of study:
2019/2020
Code:
ZSDA-3-1027-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:
Polish
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
dr hab. inż. Ginda Grzegorz (gginda@zarz.agh.edu.pl)
Dyscypliny:
Moduł multidyscyplinarny
Module summary

Module is intended to provide basic information on skills and tools which facilitate planning and implementation of scientific research. The role of scientific discourse and critics is also included.

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 Participants acknowledge and understand the role played by scientific discourse. SDA3A_K01, SDA3A_K03, SDA3A_K02 Activity during classes
Skills: he can
M_U001 The participant is capable of proposing original research question while considering current scientific, trends as well as ethical issues and technological needs. SDA3A_U07, SDA3A_U06, SDA3A_U04 Activity during classes
M_U002 Participant is able to criticially analyse foundations and results of his/her own research and to draw reliable conclusions. SDA3A_U06, SDA3A_U04 Activity during classes
M_U003 The participant understands self-study necessity while being aware and using the most popular self-teaching services. SDA3A_U07 Activity during classes
Knowledge: he knows and understands
M_W001 The participant knows and understands scientific methodology and methods. SDA3A_W03, SDA3A_W06 Activity during classes
M_W002 The participant knows and understands principles of scientific research evaluation and scientific work assessment. SDA3A_W03, SDA3A_W06 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 0 0 0 0 20 0 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 Participants acknowledge and understand the role played by scientific discourse. - - - - + - - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 The participant is capable of proposing original research question while considering current scientific, trends as well as ethical issues and technological needs. - - - - + - - - - - -
M_U002 Participant is able to criticially analyse foundations and results of his/her own research and to draw reliable conclusions. - - - - + - - - - - -
M_U003 The participant understands self-study necessity while being aware and using the most popular self-teaching services. - - - - + - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 The participant knows and understands scientific methodology and methods. - - - - + - - - - - -
M_W002 The participant knows and understands principles of scientific research evaluation and scientific work assessment. - - - - + - - - - - -
Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 30 h
Module ECTS credits 1 ECTS
Udział w zajęciach dydaktycznych/praktyka 20 h
Preparation for classes 10 h
Module content
Conversation seminar (20h):
  1. Academic career

    Academic positions and academic position requirements.
    International differences in career paths.

  2. Methodology of scientific work

    Research and scientific work.
    Fields of study.
    Scientific problems.
    Research techniques.
    Sciencists and scientific community.

  3. Scientific research – scientists, works, and achievement measurement

    The important indicators: h-index, IF…
    Scientific books, .
    Research funding.
    Scientific mentoring.
    Scientific work genres.

  4. Research Topic

    Good research topic definition.
    Fundamental notions for scientific research: hypothesis, theory, law etc.
    Scientific research genres: fundamental research, applied research.
    The implementation of research results: proof of concept etc.
    Literature review role in scientific research.
    Hot topics.
    Organization of scientific work and the communication of research results.
    Language aids.
    Data – analysis and presentation – rules for the presentation of data and scientific research results.

  5. Interactions with scientific community

    Building own scientific network.
    Society membership, course, and conference roles.
    Reviewing scientific publications and works.

  6. Scientific databases and search engines

    The rules for the utilization of search engines and scientific databases from inside and from outside of AGH UST. The application of social media.

  7. Useful software tools

    An overview of some software which facilitates scientific research and communication of research results. The contribution of Free and Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) to scientific research and communication of research results is particularly dealt with.
    Selected techniques and tools for data analysis.

Additional information
Teaching methods and techniques:
  • Conversation seminar: Presentation and discussion
Warunki i sposób zaliczenia poszczególnych form zajęć, w tym zasady zaliczeń poprawkowych, a także warunki dopuszczenia do egzaminu:

The participation in classes is mandatory. There is a possibility to be awarded a credit by means of a retake. Individual arrangements with class instructor are required with this regard.

Participation rules in classes:
  • Conversation seminar:
    – Attendance is mandatory: Yes
    – Participation rules in classes: Active participation
Method of calculating the final grade:

Final grade is awarded on the basis of partial grades obtained through the active participation in classes and proper preparation for classes.

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

A mode for backlog elimination is to be consulted with the instructor.

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

The ability to reason logically.
Critical attitude towards both own and other scientific works.

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

Johnson A.M.: Charting a Course For a Successful Research Career – A Guide for Early Career Researchers, 2nd Ed., Elsevier, 2009.
Lindsay D.: A Guide to the Scientific Writing: Manual For Students and Research Workers, Longman Cheshire Pty. Ltd., 1984.
Zieliński J.: Metodologia pracy naukowej, ASPRA-JR, Warszawa 2012.
Diller A.: LaTeX line by line: Tips and Techniques for Document Processing, Wiley, 1993.
Lander J.P.: R for Everyone, Pearson Education, Inc., 2017.
Pilgrim M.: Dive Into Python 3, APress, 2009.

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

Dytczak M., Ginda G.: Is explicit processing of fuzzy direct influence evaluations in DEMATEL indispensable? Expert Systems with Applications vol.40, No.12, pp. 5027-5032.
Ginda G.: Metody porównywania parami w budownictwie i dziedzinach pokrewnych, DWE, Wrocław 2015.

Additional information:

No additional information available.