First Cycle - Faculty of Arts and Sciences - German Language and Literature
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
ALM413 Scientific Studying Methods I Compulsory 4 7 3
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to impart the basic rules for writing a scientific text.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 The student is acquainted with presentation.
2 The student is familiar with the writing process.
3 The student is acquainted with the sections of an academic work.
4 The student is able to carry out source research.
5 The student will have knowledge about the form of an academic text.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Description of "science" and "analysis", to impart the basic rules for writing a scientific text and the formation of a scientific text
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Definition of "science"
2 Definition of "analysis"
3 Kinds of scientific texts
4 Steps of preparation for scientific texts
5 Fixing of themes
6 Research of different sources
7 Collection and assessment of sources
8 Midterm
9 Classification of useful texts
10 Parts of a scientific work
11 Writing of a scientific text
12 Quotations, paragraphs
13 Abbreviations, footnotes
14 Preparation of bibliography
15 Preliminary preparations for presentation
16 Study week
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Duden (2006): Die schriftliche Arbeit - kurz gefasst. 4., neu bearb. u. aktualisierte Aufl. von J. Niederhauser. Mannheim u.a.: Dudenverlag.
Duden (2006): Wie verfasst man wissenschaftliche Arbeiten? 3., völlig neu erarb. Aufl. von U. Andermann, M. Drees, F. Grätz. Mannheim u.a.: Dudenverlag.
Esselborn-Krumbiegel, H. (2008): Von der Idee zum Text. 3., überarb. Aufl. Paderborn u.a.: Schöningh.
Karmasin, M. / Ribing, R. (2009): Die Gestaltung wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten. 4., aktualisierte Aufl. Wien: facultas. wuv.
Kornmeier, M. (2009): Wissenschaftlich schreiben leicht gemacht. 2. Aufl. Bern u.a.: Haupt.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Description method and discussion are used as learning activities and teaching methods in this course.
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 2 14 28
Pre Class Self Study 2 14 28
Post Class Self Study 1 14 14
Midterm Preparation 1 6 6
Final Preparation 1 6 6
Total 7 54 82
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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