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
ALM414 Scientific Studying Methods II Compulsory 4 8 3
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach the scientific working and writing.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 The student is able to create an academic text.
2 The student has information about different types of resources
3 The student can review an academic text.
4 The student can plan an academic study.
5 The student is able to use research resources effective .
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
The use of research resources in a scientific study, scientific research and planning to prepare a text, works on example texts, text mining, text preparation are contents of this course.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Research resources
2 Resource types
3 Resource use and related applications
4 Resource use and related applications
5 Working on examples
6 Working on examples
7 Example applications
8 Midterm
9 Investigation of a scientific text
10 Investigation of a scientific text
11 Working on a text example
12 Working on a text example
13 Student presentations
14 Student presentations
15 Student presentations
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.
Jeßing, B. (2001): Arbeitstechniken des literaturwissenschaftlichen Studiums. Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam jun.
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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