Universität Wien FIND

290078 VU Introduction Scientific Thinking and Method (2007W)

Group B

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

Mi 10:00-11:30 Hs. III NIG; Beginn: 10.10.2007


Language: German



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Aims, contents and method of the course

Goal: imaking the students aware of the requirements of scientific work based on the philosophy of science, practising sequence of activities: start with hypothesis, collect evidence to support/deny it, apply appropriate methods of data processing, interpret findings taking into account ethical considerations
1) "science", "scientific work"
2) critical/sceptical basic attitude, careful documentation and archiving
3) investigate - systematize - correct citation
4) making use of scientific texts (technical terminology, structure, 3 Rs)
5) conceptualizing and writing scientific texts (types, process)
6) various forms of presentation (use of media)

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