DPI402 Workshop on Applied Computer Science

Code DPI402
Name Workshop on Applied Computer Science
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Faculty Department of Applied Computer Science
Academic staff Ērika Nazaruka, Viktorija Gribermane
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 2
Annotation This course is intended to develop students’ skills in reading and understanding scientific publications in foreign languages. The course considers guidelines and recommendations of prominent scientists on writing scientific papers and reports in the Latvian and foreign languages. Students are enabled to improve their knowledge about approaches of scientific paper writing and to master skills in scientific debates..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal is to integrate students’ knowledge about realization of research with scientific community requirements for exposition of research results in papers, reports and books. Student skills in analytical overview of high-quality scientific publications are improved. Student competence in identification of trustworthy and untrustworthy sources, written and oral presentation and critical assessment of research results is raised.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Is able to determine trustworthy scientific sources - Positively assessed paper or report
Is able to formulate a research goal and tasks, substantiate the choice of research techniques, describe the process of research and its results - Positively assessed paper or report
Is able to assess written presentation of scientific research - Positively assessed student’s review of a paper or report
Is able to describe the process of research and research results orally - Positively assessed presentation of a paper or report
Is able to take part in scientific debates, i.e., to ask questions and to give well-grounded answers - Positively assessed presentation of a paper or report
Is able to formulate and apply in practice the principles of performing and presenting research - Passed exam
Course prerequisites Principles of performing research at Bachelor’s study level

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