Principles and Practices of Scientific Work and Soft Skills

Information on the course for Summer Term 2021 will be updated here!

  • Crash Course on Scientific Work and Soft Skills for all international Master Students in English!
  • Responsible: Dr. Claudia Krull (lectures), Temitope Ibidunni Akinloye (tutorials)

Organizational Issues

  • You can now get 3CP for the course. either for DKE/Fundamentals or DigiEng/Human Factors.
  • Signup via elearning.ovgu.de (use your OVGU login) until April 19th
    • Enter you availability via elearning for exercise slots, also until 12.04.
    • Elearning will also be used to handle exercises and for questions on lecture topics
  • NOTE: If you enroll after April 19th, you can still participate, make sure to check this website regularly and signup as soon as you have your OVGU credentials
  • Lectures will be published as recorded videos online 
    • start on April 12th
    • conducted by Dr. Claudia Krull, guest lecture by ...
  • Tutorials will start in the second week of the semester, we are currently planning to offer two online tutorials
    • Tuesday 11-13 by Temitope Ibidunni Akinloye via an online meeting tool
    • Wednesday 11-13 by Suhita Ghosh via an online meeting tool

Current list of Lecture Topics

The schedule and topic information presented here is preliminary! Most recent update: 06.03.2021

The available lecture videos were originally recorded in Summerterm 2020, assignment slides will be updated throughout the semester. Video material isavailbale through the OVGU mediasite portal and additinally via download, to prevent streaming bandwidth issues
The password for the material will be announced in the organizational lecture.

WeekLecture TopicVideoAssignmentTutorial DatesTutorial Topic
2 Organizational Information
Introduction
Thesis Regulations
Orga Slides Video
L01 Intro Video
Thesis Regulations Video
   13.4./14.4. Exercise Introduction
Life After Masters
3 Study Skills L02 Video  Task 01  20.4./21.4.  
4 Self Management L03 Video  Task 02  27.4./28.4.  
5 Projects and Teams
L04 Video  Task 03  4.5./5.5.   
6 Effective Presentations
L05 Video  Task 04  11.5./12.5.  Area of Interest Slides
7 Research Projects and Thesis Topics
L06 Video  Task 05  18.5./19.5.  
8 Literature Research and Management
L07 Video  Task 06  25.5./26.5.  
9

 Scientific Writing
(academic writing slide set by Sandro Schulze)

L08 Video  Task 07  1.6./2.6.  
10

Writing a Thesis Proposal

   Task 08  8.6./9.6.  
11-13 Q&A session
       
  time to work on proposal        
.14 Final Presentations        

Regulations

  • Regular attendance of ALL lectures and tutorials (from the second week)
  • Completing ALL assignments
    • all assignment deadlines are monday 23:59, submission through git.
    • when missing the assignment deadline, you will get 2 days extension until wednesday 23:59
    • missing more than two assignment deadlines or missing the extended deadline, will result in not being permitted for the final presentation
  • Exam type is Hausarbeit / Report, which consists of all assignments and a proposal to be handed in before the final presentation. 05.07.21)
  • The final presentation is also part of the exam and will take place at the end of the semester and/or the beginning of the examination period (current plan 06.07. and 07.07.)

Letzte Änderung: 07.06.2021 - Ansprechpartner: Webmaster