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Introduction to Research and Development (2 cr)

Code: YPO1C2-3138

General information


Enrollment

19.04.2021 - 09.01.2022

Timing

10.01.2022 - 11.04.2022

Credits

2 op

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Food Processing and Biotechnology

Teachers

  • Margit Närvä

Responsible person

Margit Närvä

Student groups

  • BIELI20

Objective

The student is able to
- identify differences in scientific and everyday thinking
- define different approaches to research and basics concepts of research
- present the stages of a research process and reporting (structure)
- explain the importance of critical thinking in research and development work
- give examples of the meaning of research ethics

Content

- scientific and everyday thinking
- general research ethics
- central research methods
- basic concepts and structure of research
- states of research process and report
- research&development approach to work

Materials

- Hirsjärvi, S., Remes, P. & Sajavaara, P. 2009. Tutki ja kirjoita. 15th edition. Helsinki: Tammi.
- SeUAS Thesis guidelines
- SeUAS Instructions for written work
- material provided by the teacher

Teaching methods

Exercises in Moodle and lessons

Content scheduling

54 h,
independent studying 46h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

x

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

- Pass/fail
Pass:
The student demonstrates the competencies defined as the learning goals of the course and acceptably carries out the possible assignments related to the course.
Fail:
The student does not achieve the learning goals of the course and is not able to demonstrate their competencies.

Assessment methods and criteria

- Pass/fail
Pass:
The student demonstrates the competencies defined as the learning goals of the course and acceptably carries out the assignments related to the course.
Fail:
The student does not achieve the learning goals of the course and is not able to demonstrate his/her competencies.

Qualifications

No prerequisites