Universität Wien FIND

290077 VU Introduction to Scientific Thinking and Method (2016W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Diese Lehrveranstaltung wird letztmalig angeboten.

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Anwesenheit in der ersten Einheit ist erforderlich. Unentschudligtes Fehlen in der ersten Einheit führt zu Abmeldung.

Friday 07.10. 09:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Friday 21.10. 09:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Friday 28.10. 09:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Friday 11.11. 09:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Friday 18.11. 09:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Friday 25.11. 09:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Friday 09.12. 09:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Friday 13.01. 09:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course covers the following fields and topics: basics of scientific thinking and metod; dealing with literature and scientific sources; correct citations; searching and finding literature; research topics, research questions, hypotheses; designing seminar and working papers

Assessment and permitted materials

+ Regular attendance

+ Participation in class

+ Timely submission of all homework assignments

+ Library excursion

+ Submission of final paper (portfolio)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- To achieve an overview of central working fields of scientific thinking and methods
- Introducing and discussing research topics, questions and methods for a selected field of research plus a literature review
- Application of learnt methods on the basis of practical examples

Examination topics

Combinations of lecture and participatory exercises; eLearning

Reading list

Literature will be provided via Moodle platform.

Association in the course directory

(B11-6.1) (L1-d1)

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