193.052 Scientific Research and Writing
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to
- demonstrate a basic knowledge of
  # the conecept of science and its whys and whererefors (philosophy of science)
  # research methods (research methodology)
  # the operation of the scientific community
  # ethical issues of science and research
  # citation rules
- autonomously perform a literature search
- command basic skills of
  # reading scientific papers
  # scientific writing
  # correct handling of references and citations
  # scientific presentation

Subject of course

Introduction to science and the operation of the scientific community; based on a self-chosen or a given topic students practice developing a research question, performing a literature search, basic skills of scientific writing, and giving a scientific presentation

Teaching methods

Part one:
Introductory lecture (during the first 2 weeks of the semester).

Part two (beginning in the fourth week of the semester):
Supervision by a professor; regular group meetings -
Performing a literature search; autonomously writing a short seminar paper on a self-chosen or a given topic; presentation of the seminar paper (slides)

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

Part 1 - Introductory lecture: Dates
optional preliminary meeting: Oct 1, 4-6 pm ct (online - Zoom-link see email; if you have any question re how the course will be run and what will be expected of you, or if you have specific requests, please attend this preliminary meeting) 
llecture 1: Oct 4, 2021, 4-6 pm ct - Online (Zoom via TUWEL)
lecture 2: Oct 5, 2021, 4-6 pm ct - Online (Zoom via TUWEL)
lecture 3: Oct 7, 2021, 4-6 pm ct - Online (Zoom via TUWEL)
lecture 4: Oct 11, 2021, 4-6 pm ct - Online (Zoom via TUWEL)

test: Oct 15, 5 pm (online pen & paper exam via TUWEL & Zoom)
For detailled infomration on the exam see TUWEL courserm

Part 2 - Supervision by a professor; regular group meetings: Dates
Group meetings start October 25; exact dates and schedule are specified by the supervisor of your group and announced here in TISS (in the section "documents") and in TUWEL at the beginning of October

Course enrolment
The course enrolment is a two-step procedure: Students must

  • enrol for the course “Scientific Research and Writing” (general enrolment): via TISS (open till September 27)
  • enrol for a specific seminar group of part 2 as well: via TISS (open from October 11 to October 14; further information in the following paragraph)

Enrolment for a specific seminar group of part 2
Please note that having enrolled for the course “Scientific Research and Writing” (general enrolment) via TISS by September 27 is a prerequisite for enrolling for a specific seminar group of part 2.

There are two different modes of enrolment for the seminar groups of part 2:

  • Most seminar groups require an online-registration (Online-Anmeldung) via TISS (see link below: “Register in a Group”); the online registration is open from October 11 to October 15.
  • Some few seminar groups require a registration in person (persönliche Anmeldung): Students have to attend a “mandatory informational meeting” (verpflichtende Vorbesprechung / Informationsveranstaltung). For more detailed information regarding these “mandatory informational meetings” (when & where), please see the section “events” of the respective seminar groups (tab groups/“your group”/events).

Please note that the registration for a seminar group of part 2 is a registration under reserve at first. It becomes operative only after having finished part 1 of the course with a positive mark. Students will be informed about the definite confirmation of their registration by October, 25th at the latest. 


Deadline for completing part 2 of the course
The deadline for completing part 2 of the course is Feb 28th, 2022.

Email address of Prof. Steinhardt (please use exclusively this email address for course-related matters): lehre-steinhardt@media.tuwien.ac.at.

If there are any content-related or organizational questions regarding your seminar group of part 2, please contact your supervising professor directly.

Syllabus
The syllabus of this course will be available for download at the beginning of the winter semester.

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)

Lecturers

Institute

Examination modalities

Part 1:
Specific tasks (during lecture sessions & homework) + written exam at the end of part 1
Part 2:
Will be announced on the webpage of the supervising professor in due time

# To succesfully complete the course, students must not fail in any of the two parts of the course.

The grades of each part are weighted as follows when the overall grade of the course is calculated:
Grade of part 1: 17%
Grade of part 2: 83%
(commercially rounded)

Group dates

GroupDayTimeDateLocationDescription
Teil 2 - 191-01Wed15:00 - 17:0027.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/99634770698193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 191-01
Teil 2 - 191-02Thu09:15 - 10:4521.10.2021Seminarraum DE0110 193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 191-02
Teil 2 - 191-02Thu09:40 - 10:4521.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/94036247712?pwd=eFVLSVJvbWlRdFFoSnhUUzlKWFJpdz09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 191-02
Teil 2 - 191-03-01Wed15:15 - 16:1527.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98003774959?pwd=UE1KbmxOQnI4VWxMbFlnaXlYUGxDQT09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 191-03-01
Teil 2 - 191-03-02Wed15:00 - 16:0027.10.2021 Bibliothek 191-03, Institute for Computer Engineering, Automation Systems Group, Treitlstr. 1-3 / 4. Stock 1040 Wien193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 191-03-02
Teil 2 - 191-03-03Thu10:00 - 11:0028.10.2021 Institute for Computer Engineering Automation Systems Treitlstr. 1-3 / 4. Stock 1040 Wien193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 191-03-03
Teil 2 - 191-04 (persönliche Anmeldung)Tue16:00 - 17:0012.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/94767375886?pwd=Vmt6RGdJVmVMQ3ZOMmQxYm1lOEYxUT09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 191-04 (persönliche Anmeldung)
Teil 2 - 192-01-01Mon10:00 - 12:0025.10.2021FAV Hörsaal 2 193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 192-01-01
Teil 2 - 192-01-02Thu13:00 - 15:0028.10.2021Seminarraum FAV 01 A (Seminarraum 183/2) 193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 192-01-02
Teil 2 - 192-01-03Mon00:00 - 00:0025.10.2021 read our materials on TUWEL and take a short quiz between the 25th and 27th of October: https://tuwel.tuwien.ac.at/course/view.php?id=43113193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 192-01-03
Teil 2 - 192-02Wed14:00 - 16:0003.11.2021 https://tuwel.tuwien.ac.at/course/view.php?id=40587193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 192-02
Teil 2 - 192-03Fri14:00 - 16:0029.10.2021   https://logicandcomputation.at/b/uwe-r60-cor-nra193.052 SE Scientific Research and Writing - Teil 2 - 192-03
Teil 2 - 192-04Mon13:00 - 14:0025.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98115820614?pwd=S3E0bXhsU21mUk05allZa21kVUhsUT09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 192-04
Teil 2 - 192-05-01Thu15:00 - 16:0028.10.2021Seminarraum FAV EG C (Seminarraum Gödel) 193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 192-05-01
Teil 2 - 192-05-02Wed11:00 - 13:0003.11.2021 Zoom: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92217995097?pwd=anJhSzQ3aTlIdkkzOFNESVRCbDVTZz09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 192-05-02
Teil 2 - 193-01Tue13:00 - 15:0009.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/99894307725?pwd=NkxVMG5aTTlEMjBxci9pR0Z6VWFlZz09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 193-01
Teil 2 - 193-02-01Fri10:30 - 12:0029.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/8143562168?pwd=N2dQU2NyQnNQczZLY0U0NnZ6ZUVvQT09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 193-02-01
Teil 2 - 193-02-02Thu13:00 - 16:0028.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/94695313908?pwd=bE1BQTJVS2JYWFRDWHFBODNsSWlNUT09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 193-02-02
Teil 2 - 193-04 (persönliche Anmeldung)Wed14:00 - 15:0013.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96636339774?pwd=d0hwazFnZ3NnaldJNlhER01pOUFaZz09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 193-04 (persönliche Anmeldung)
Teil 2 - 193-05Mon09:30 - 10:3025.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96627131132?pwd=L1FmWjM0ektZdklJWEhQKzVPUms3Zz09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 193-05
Teil 2 - 193-07Wed00:00 - 00:0003.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/91518196642?pwd=UGlQK3dPcjNZUW5uU1RIdngxckVjUT09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 193-07
Teil 2 - 194-01-01Mon13:00 - 15:0025.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/93881391748?pwd=K3NUOHQrSFNQUVNjRHFNNENiRlNDdz09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 194-01-01
Teil 2 - 194-01-02 (persönliche Anmeldung)Wed15:01 - 16:0013.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96239813604?pwd=ZUE3Z0drWkRvSkNwT1Yvb0NVRFdtUT09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 194-01-02 (persönliche Anmeldung)
Teil 2 - 194-01-03Wed16:00 - 17:0027.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/97542060678?pwd=aDlTMlZqU0dtVmVGaE8xUGd4S1hvUT09193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 194-01-03
Teil 2 - 194-03Wed18:00 - 21:0027.10.2021FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF 193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 194-03
Teil 2 - 194-04-01Thu10:00 - 12:0028.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/93351430663?pwd=Vk1xVHJhYXQzTytDWUxhVktCb21rdz09193.052 SE Scientific Research and Writing - Teil 2 - 194-04-01
Teil 2 - 194-04-02Fri13:00 - 14:0005.11.2021 via Zoom - Link folgt193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 194-04-02
Teil 2 - 194-04-03Wed14:00 - 15:0003.11.2021 https://tuwel.tuwien.ac.at/course/view.php?id=43176193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 194-04-03
Teil 2 - 194-05Fri14:00 - 14:4529.10.2021 https://g3.complang.tuwien.ac.at/b/ant-avg-sk9-hfh193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 194-05
Teil 2 - 194-06Mon16:00 - 17:0025.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/my/tamaradrucks193.052 Scientific Research and Writing Teil 2 - 194-06

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
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Precondition

The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below

Group Registration

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Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Miscellaneous

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Language

German