Communication Engineering part time

Area of studies
Civil Engineering

Level of qualification
2. Cycle (Master)

Qualification awarded
DiplomingenieurIn (DI)

Mode of study
Part-time

Duration of study
4 Semesters

ECTS-Credits awarded
120 ECTS

Language
English

FH site
Klagenfurt

Tuition fees
€ 363.36

ÖH contribution
€ 18,50

 

Details - Scientific Communication


Course number: M-CE-2.07
Course: Scientific Communication
Type: Seminar
SPPW: 2
ECTS-Credits: 3
Instructor: Professorin Mag.ª Sabine Hofstätter
Course ID: SC
Semester: SS 2012
Semester of degree program 2
 
Number of groups 1
Language of instruction:
Curriculum version: 2011

learning outcomes of the course unit:
The students have a profound understanding of the process of academic /scientific writing and are capable of presenting (orally and in writing) their research and project results efficiently and methodically, and look for and integrate other works of literature in accordance with the ethical guidelines of scientific conduct.

The students have a profound understanding of the process of academic/scientific writing and are capable of presenting, orally and in written form, their research and project results efficiently and methodically, and look for and integrate other works of literature in accordance with the ethical guidelines of scientific conduct.

mode of delivery: Presencecourse

prerequisits and co-requisits:
none

recommended optional programme components:

course contents:
Revision of academic /scientific presentation skills: the ability to plan and prepare an effective presentation on creative problem-solving activties is practised by means of case studies. In a further step, the students are trained in the professional oral presentation of scientific results obtained in their project work.




An introduction to the principles of scientific writing comprises the presentation of the different forms of scientific publications, the integration of sources and their synthesis as well as the correct application of citation rules, the organisation of scientific papers and a systematic presentation of project work on the basis of ethical criteria. The gained skills are demonstrated in form of a written documentation of their project work.

Revision of academic/scientific presentation skills: the ability to plan and prepare an effective presentation on creative problem-solving activties is practised by means of case studies. In a further step, the students are trained in the professional oral presentation of scientific results obtained in their project work.

An introduction to the principles of scientific writing comprises the presentation of the different forms of scientific publications, the integration of sources and their synthesis as well as the correct application of citation rules, the organisation of scientific papers and a systematic presentation of project work on the basis of ethical criteria. The gained skills are demonstrated in form of a written documentation of their project work.

recommended or required reading:
M. Northey & J. Jewinski (2007), Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing: Engineering and the Technical Sciences, 2nd ed., OUP Canada


Material is provided by the lecturer.

Material is provided by the lecturer.

planned learning activities and teaching methods: lectures, reflection, practical work, case studies and genre analysis, self-study

assessment methods and criteria: class participation, presentation, project documentation

work placement(s):

of note:
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