Department of Information and Computing Sciences

Departement Informatica Onderwijs
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Onderwijs Informatica en Informatiekunde

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Website:website containing additional information
Course code:INFOWO
Credits:7.5 ECTS
Period:period 1 (week 36 through 45, i.e., 3-9-2018 through 9-11-2018; retake week 1)
Participants:up till now 167 subscriptions
Schedule:Official schedule representation can be found in Osiris
lab session group 1 Tue 9.00-10.4537-39 RUPPERT-002 studentassistent RS
41-44 RUPPERT-002
group 2 Tue 9.00-10.4537-39 DDW-1.30 studentassistent SH
41-44 DDW-1.30
group 3 Tue 9.00-10.4537-39 BBG-103 CLZ studentassistent LH
41-44 BBG-103 CLZ
lecture   Tue 11.00-12.4537-39 KBG-COSMOS Ioanna Lykourentzou
Luz Marcela Ruiz Carmona
41 ANDRO-C101
Thu 13.15-15.0039 RUPPERT-A
Thu 15.15-17.0036 RUPPERT-040
37-44 RUPPERT-040
tutorial group 1 Thu 17.15-19.0037-44 BBG-223 Luz Marcela Ruiz Carmona
studentassistent LH
group 2 Thu 17.15-19.0037-44 BBG-219 #SSOI
studentassistent LZ
studentassistent KC
group 3 Thu 17.15-19.0037-44 BBG-001 studentassistent RW

What is a research project? How shall I start to do research? What are the steps to follow from the problem investigation to the implementation of new solutions? How can to get prepared to conduct a first research project? If you like to be creative, become the creator of novel inventions, and contribute to the scientific world, this course is your first step. During this course, you will be introduced to the research world. You will have room to be a creative but rigorous scientist by selecting the most efficient and effective research methods. In addition, you will learn how to write your first scientific research paper describing actual phenomena.

During your studies and professional career you will come across research in its various manifestations. To learn about how to properly conduct a research project, you need to read about it. In addition, you need to practice by means of exercises and assignments. “Practice makes the master”. To promote a practical atmosphere in the SRM course, the course consist of a combination of lectures, lab sessions, tutorials, one research assignment, and two exams.

The SRM course provides students with knowledge in the field of scientific research methods and statistics. The course is interdisciplinary, since students have the opportunity to investigate information science artefacts in real contexts like business, medicine, biology, psychology, etc.,. The course covers the following themes:

  • Design science
  • Quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Statistical analysis

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    Course form:

    The course consist of a combination of lectures, lab sessions, and tutorials. Lectures, lab sessions and tutorials take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from week 36 to week 45. The lectures provide the necessary theoretical background to conduct the lab sessions and tutorials. Being a researcher is an active and practical endeavor. For that reason the students are encouraged to participate in the activities of the course. More information is in Blackboard.

    Exam form:

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    Minimum effort to qualify for 2nd chance exam:

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    Retake date to be confirmed