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Scuola di Agraria e Medicina Veterinaria
FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI
Insegnamento
RESEARCH AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGY: APPLICATIONS / METODOLOGIA DI RICERCA E DI SVILUPPO DI PROGETTI: APPLICAZIONI
AVP7078738, A.A. 2017/18

Informazioni valide per gli studenti immatricolati nell'A.A. 2017/18

Principali informazioni sull'insegnamento
Corso di studio Corso di laurea magistrale in
FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI (Ord. 2017)
AV2091, ordinamento 2017/18, A.A. 2017/18
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Curriculum Percorso Comune
Crediti formativi 3.0
Tipo di valutazione Giudizio
Denominazione inglese RESEARCH AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGY: APPLICATIONS
Sito della struttura didattica http://www.agrariamedicinaveterinaria.unipd.it/
Dipartimento di riferimento Dipartimento di Territorio e Sistemi Agro-Forestali (TeSAF)
Lingua di erogazione INGLESE
Sede LEGNARO (PD)
Corso singolo NON è possibile iscriversi all'insegnamento come corso singolo
Corso a libera scelta Insegnamento riservato SOLO agli iscritti al corso di FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI (Ord. 2017)

Docenti
Responsabile LAURA SECCO AGR/01

Dettaglio crediti formativi
Tipologia Ambito Disciplinare Settore Scientifico-Disciplinare Crediti
ALTRO Tirocini formativi e di orientamento -- 3.0

Modalità di erogazione
Periodo di erogazione Secondo semestre
Anno di corso I Anno

Commissioni d'esame
Nessuna commissione d'esame definita

Syllabus
Note: The course is an e-learning activity based on the use of Moodle platform and continuos interactions between the students and the teacher as well as among students. The exam is based on the evaluation of students performance both during the online activities and the submission and discussion of a final assignment, to be completed individually.
The main contents are the following:
1. Research methodology: How to select the topic of the thesis, The Research Process (types of research, research steps, etc.), What it is and how can be developed a research synopsis.
2. Thesis development and structure: How to carry out the literature review, How to access and use AIRE (the portal of the University of Padova to access the scientific literature - thousands of journals available full text) and other important forestry databases, How to organize the bibliography, Technical writing: how to structure and write the MSc thesis or to publish a scientific paper in an international peer reviewed journal, from the formulation of a problem statement to the formulation of research objectives.
3. Research ethics: plagiarism, tools useful to prevent the risk of plagiarism, intellectual property rights (co-authorships, primary data collection from rural areas, ...).

The e-modules are arranged as described in the following:
Module 1: "Starting up!" (e-lessons: 1. Log in and answer the welcome letter; 2. Introduce yourself to the e-moderators and e-fellows by creating your own profile; 3. Don't you feel a scientist... do you?)
Module 2: "Basics of research methodology" (e-lessons: 1. Which types of research do exist?; 2. How to select your own research topic!; 3. How to draft a literature review)
Module 3: "First steps towards your thesis development" (e-lessons: 1. Clearness in problem statement and research objectives formulation; 2. Developing a draft of your own problem statement and research objectives; 3. Getting familiar with a research synopsis)
Module 4: "Thesis writing and research results publishing" (e-lessons: 1. Develop your own draft/preliminary research synopsis; 2. Examples of good thesis structures; 3. Publishing your research results; 4. Ethics in research: an overview).