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CB3. That students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of study) to make judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific, or ethical issues.
CB4. That students can convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialized and non-specialized audiences.
CE15. Gather and interpret meaningful data to make judgments that include reflection on relevant business issues and be able to prepare a document that allows for the transmission of information or an innovative business proposal.
CG2. Be able to innovate by developing an open attitude to change and be willing to re-evaluate old mental models that limit thinking.
CT1. Communicate properly orally and in writing in the two official languages of Catalonia.
CT4. Master computer tools and their main applications for ordinary academic and professional activity.
CT5. Develop tasks applying the knowledge acquired with flexibility and creativity and adapting them to new contexts and situations.
This subject aims to delve deeper into the bases of the scientific method and provide students with the basic work tools to be able to design and execute a research project. On the other hand, improve your skills to use a series of instruments and tools that allow you to manage the different steps of the research process more efficiently and communicate your results more effectively: research tools and information management ; text processing and editing; organization and data processing; and presentation and communication of results.
Also, knowing and mastering the characteristics of the scientific method is of crucial importance in the business world: setting questions, carefully observing reality through the collection of data and verifiable facts, formulating and contrasting hypotheses, drawing conclusions and reformulating the problems and questions we ask ourselves is fundamental to the functioning of markets, companies, and organizations.
This subject has the following specific objectives:
MD1.Master class: Expository class sessions based on the teacher's explanation in which all students enrolled in the subject attend.
MD5. Seminars: Face-to-face training in small work groups. These are sessions linked to the face-to-face sessions of the subject that allow offering a practical perspective of the subject and in which student participation is key. Cooperative learning methodologies and techniques will be used.
MD10. Research and critical reading of articles. The students apply the different phases of the research methodology, including the critical reading of articles.
MD11. Non-contact tutorials: for which the students will have electronic resources such as e-mail and virtual classroom resources.
The classroom (physics or virtual) it is a safe, free space of attitudes sexists, racists, homophobic, transphobic i discriminatory, ja be towards the student body or towards the faculty. we trust that among all and all we can create a space sure on ens can to err i to learn sense having to suffer prejudice others.
Block 1. Background and research question
Block 2. Academic written communication
Block 3. Academic oral communication
Block 4. Data collection and analysis methodology
RECOVERY. The student body will be presented for recovery if the exam and/or project grade is lower than 5 out of 10 points. Only students who have taken part in the regular call (that is, those who have done the project and the exam beforehand) can apply for recovery.
In no case can students receive help from third parties for any evaluation activity of the course; and if this happens, the student will lose all the right to continue with the remaining assessments of the subject. The teaching staff may summon the student to make the necessary clarifications in case of doubt about the originality of the activities.
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