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14S1O01 - METHODOLOGY OF RESEARCH WORK

Course specification
Course titleMETHODOLOGY OF RESEARCH WORK
Acronym14S1O01
Acronym
Module
Type of study
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. dr Vlado Teodorović
  2. dr Miodrag Lazarević
  3. dr Vitomir Ćupić
  4. dr Milorad Mirilović
  5. dr Dragiša Trailović
  6. dr Miroslav Valčić
  7. dr Vojislav Ilić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB3.0Status
      ConditionEnrolled academic specialist studies
      The goalTo ensure basic knowledge about modern methods of investigation enabling students for a rapid approach to professional problems, for planning and realization of investigations needed and moreover for presenting results and publishing articles.
      The outcomeStudents should be enabled to independently create and conduct investigations and trials, to explain obtained results and to prepare them for presenting on meetings or for publishing in professional or scientific journals.
      Contents
      Contents of lecturesSelection of topic or problem for investigations. Experiment and investigations. Professional and scientific problem – definition and types. Use of computers in investigations. Basis of scientific and professional informatics, internet explorers, scientific and professional databases, approach to databases and documents downloading. Introduction to statistics, ways of data collection, elements of statistics, descriptive parameters, significance of differences and basic methods for their calculation. Investigations in clinical pathology and therapy of animals. Basic clinical disciplines. Types of clinical investigations. Compatibility of animal species. Planning and realization of clinical investigations. Pharmacological investigations. Epizootically based investigations. Classical – standard sources of scientific and professional information. Fate of professional and scientific information. Paper publishing. Constituents of professional articles and specialist thesis. Writing of professional reports. Elements of text writing and editing, saving documents. Ways of reference listing. Language check and corrections (correction symbols). The most frequent mistakes in writing professional articles. Power point presentation and public defense of thesis.
      Contents of exercisesInteractive lessons with trial examples,. Preparation for experiments and experimental design, statistical analyses of results, writing reports, text
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      2
      Methods of teachingTheoretical with interactive approach to learning using audio visual methods (Power Point presentations and films), practical work with concrete project examples in which students have ben included.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures30Test paper70
      Practical lessonsOral examination
      Projects
      Colloquia
      Seminars