Course detail

Quotations in a Research Work

FEKT-DKA-CVPAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course acquaints students with the issues of citation (creation of reference, plagiarism, citation analysis, etc.) and the copyright aspects of scientific publishing. In addition, attention is also paid to creative learning techniques, searching for scientific information, evaluating information on the Internet and presenting information. The course is focused on the practical use of scientific resources.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will know the principles of ethical use of information. They will be able to create references of various kinds of documents and use reference managers to create them. They will know the copyright aspects of publishing and open access issues. They will be able to search in the electronic information sources available at BUT. They can critically evaluate information found on the Internet.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Krčál M., Teplíková Z.: Naučte (se) citovat. Blansko: Citace.com, 2014. ISBN 978-80-260-6074-1. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching is in the form of lectures and seminars, including e-learning support in Moodle

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

For completing the course is necessary to attend 5 of 7 lectures and fulfill the assigned tasks in individual chapters from 50%.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Referencing and plagiarism
2.-3. References and reference managers
4.-5. Copyright aspects
6.-7. Open Access and predatory publishers
8. Bibliographic databases and citation analysis
9.-10. Electronic information resources
11. Critical thinking
12.-13. Information presentation

Aims

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the copyright requirements for their work and the correct referencing to the extent that they are able to pass this knowledge to their own students.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DKA-KAM Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme DKA-EKT Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme DKAD-EIT Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme DKA-MET Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme DKA-SEE Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme DKA-TLI Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme DKA-TEE Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer