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Scientific Research Method

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
D26MVP_EN ZK 2C English
Garant předmětu:
Daniel Macek, Zdeněk Molnár
Lecturer:
Daniel Macek, Zdeněk Molnár
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Construction Management and Economics
Synopsis:

The aim of the course is make students acquainted with the procedures and instruments of scientific work. The student should be able to define purpose of the thesis, the objectives including type of outputs, formulate adequate research questions together with hypotheses and assumptions on which work will be built and to define the scientific method to be followed. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be also able to find out all relevant information sources for his/her dissertation.

Requirements:

Graduation of the Ph.D. course organized by the Central Library of CTU

Syllabus of lectures:

Ethics of scientific work. Science, scientists, critical thinking. Methods and procedures of scientific work. Mental modeling and management of scientific projects. System thinking and modeling. Data collection techniques and their statistical processing. Presentation of Dissertation Objectives

Syllabus of tutorials:

The subject has no Excercises

Study Objective:

Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the subject is to acquaint PhD students with the procedures and tools of the scientific work. The initial restrictive assumptions of the dissertation. Definition of the problem, and justification of the aims and purpose of the dissertation. Formulation of research questions and relevant hypotheses. The choice of quantitative and qualitative methods by which the dissertation will be solved. Ethics of scientific work. Verification of the results of the scientific work including proof of its reliability and validity

Study materials:

Sounders M. et all: Research Methods for Business Students. PearsonEducation Lmtd. 2009

Note:
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