151-0091-10L  Engineering Tool: Scientific Writing

SemesterAutumn Semester 2022
LecturersT. Korner, A. N'Guyen van Chinh
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentAll Engineering Tools courses are for MAVT Bachelor’s degree students only.

AbstractParticipants acquire scientific writing basics as a core competency to communicate with different audiences. They apply important methods and tools to refine a scientific question, research and evalutate the necessary information, quote and paraphrase, and to plan the structure of their own text.
ObjectiveStudents are able to
- derive and structure ideas for a text starting from a scientific question using simple techniques
- find literature sources, check their relevance and completeness, organize them with a suitable tool and cite correctly
- apply a reading technique for summarizing a text
- distinguish plagiarism, quotation and paraphrase in texts using the presented criteria and correctly cite or paraphrase external content
- use and cite information from the Internet correctly
- plan and structure specialized texts that refer to different target groups

- Inputs: Kurzvorträge und Selbstlernsequenzen
- Uebungen: Hausaufgaben und während des Nachmittags selbständig in Moodle anhand von Fallstudien
- Feedback und Diskussion: Lösungen der Studierenden werden gemeinsam mit den Dozierenden besprochen und diskutiert

Zu allen Inhaltsteilen gibt es Übungsteile in Moodle, für die ein Laptop mit funktionierendem Internetanschluss benötigt wird.
Prerequisites / NoticeComputer for exercises during the afternoon