DSP412 Computer System Design scientific seminar

Code DSP412
Name Computer System Design scientific seminar
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Faculty
Academic staff Egons Lavendelis
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Mastering elements of scientific work is one of the integral aspects of master studies. During the scientific seminar students acquire understanding about the essence of master thesis, potential topics of their research and basic principles of presentation of results. In the course students acquire basic principles of analysis and overview of scientific publications which are necessary for the development of master thesis. Students acquire also basics of master thesis structure. Seminars contain questions about scientific writing with the purpose to improve student skills to set forth content and results of their work and to make well-grounded conclusions. Students acquire knowledge about the structure and design of presentations and practically improve their presentation skills..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal of the course is to introduce students to scientific work which is necessary part of master thesis, and to help them choosing their research topic, as well as to improve their presentation skills.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students know how to plan the content and development stages of Master thesis - The planned content and development stages of master thesis must be represented in the written report
Students know how to summarize information found in literature sources, how to analyse them, and how to design bibliography - Bibliography on which references are given must be included in the written report
Students know directions of research carried out at the department and achieved results - Topic of master thesis must be approved by the supervisor and confirmed in the signed application
Students can develop the structure and design of their presentation - The essence of the chosen topic of master thesis, planned content and development stages must be presented at the seminar
Course prerequisites none

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