790115 An introduction into scientific working
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- Lecture and exercise
- Semester hours
- Lecturer (assistant)
- Holubar, Peter
- Offered in
- Sommersemester 2022
- Languages of instruction
The scientific method.
Scepticism - the driving force of scientific thinking.
Important representatives of philosophy of science.
Scientific ethic - On being a scientist.
Fraud in science.
Probability and traps to reasoning.
Types of scientific publications.
How to find and choose a topic.
Outline of a scientific paper.
Planning a diploma thesis.
Layout of tables and figures.
Basics of scientific writing.
How to deal with writer's block.
Working with media.
- Previous knowledge expected
- Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)
The students understand the art of scientific thinking and -working. They are able to discuss ethical issues, e.g. handling of data or plagiarism. The students can write their own scientific manuscript, e.g. the bachelor thesis. The students understand the most important techniques and cultural guidelines and can explain and discuss them responsible.
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