First Year PhD Courses

Scientific Information bootcamp (0,5 ECTS)

INFORMATION

Course code

SI-1801, SI-1804 

Dates 2018

22 and 24 January 2018

9 and 11 April 2018 

Time and Place

first day: 9.00-15.00 second day: 9.00-13.00 in Drienerburght 

Course fee

This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department.

Group size

Maximum of 50 participants.

Trainers

LISA qualified teachers 

Course materials

Will be provided during the training.

FOR WHOM?

First-year PhD-candidates from UT.

RESULT

You are able to search for and manage academic information, making optimal use of current (technological) possibilities, for research and education purposes.

CONTENT

Systematically searching for information, formulating a problem statement, knowledge and choice of (referring, informing) sources, writing references, reference managers and information management, citation indexes, open access publishing and visibility. These subjects are first treated in general, later focused on the particular search strategy of the participant.

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT

Two plenary sessions of 10 hours total.  And 4 hours home-study on an online course and writing your own search strategy. The studyload for this course is equivalent to 0.5 ECTS

ADMISSION CRITERIA

English language proficiency at level CEF B2 or higher (Common European Framework) is required.


Marjolein Rietman for organizational matters
m.j.h.rietman@utwente.nl

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