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Communication and Writing Skills for Engineers I - AM217029
Title: Communication and Writing Skills for Engineers I
Guaranteed by: Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering (217)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:2
E-Credits: winter s.:2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/1, MC [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: Bartáček Jan prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Pokorná Lucie Ing. Ph.D.
Kouba Vojtěch Ing. Ph.D.
The purpose of this course is to learn strategies to develop scientific research. This course deals with the planning and execution of a research project, the available scientific information sources, techniques for literature search, validity and reliability of information sources, critically reading and evaluating papers, experimental design, data collection, presenting results and research proposals through oral presentations and writing scientific publications. The students will also be supervised in developing a research plan and starting up the literature review for a specific research project.
Last update: Bindzar Jan (08.06.2022)
Learning resources

Last update: Bindzar Jan (08.06.2022)

1.-2. Designing and executing a research plan

3.-4. Sources of information/techniques for searching literature/reliability of information sources

5.-7. Experimental design

8.-9. Data collection

10.-11. Presentation of a research plan and results through oral presentations and written reports

12.-13. Evaluating validity and reliability of existing research, critically reading and evaluating papers

14. Research ethics

Last update: Bindzar Jan (08.06.2022)
Course completion requirements

The final examination is in the form of a written exam, where the students show their ability to formulate the title, keywords, and abstract of a scientific paper, show their knowledge of formal rules required for technical reports and papers and demonstrate their ability to represent experimental data in the form of tables and figures.

Last update: Bindzar Jan (13.12.2023)