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Intermediate Level

Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • The purpose is to form culture of researcher who owns the techniques and methods of scientific work, conducting research and formalizing its results.

Skills you will gain

scientific approachScience researchMethodology
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Intermediate Level

Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

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Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Introduction. Justification and evidence. Definitions

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 85 min), 15 readings
10 videos
Hello5m
1.1 Introduction (1/2)9m
1.2 Introduction (2/2)7m
2.1 Justification and evidence (1/4)9m
2.2 Justification and evidence (2/4)8m
2.3 Justification and evidence (3/4)13m
2.4 Justification and evidence (4/4)9m
3.1 Definitions (1/2)9m
3.2 Definitions (2/2)11m
15 readings
Extra. Instuction on how to take this course10m
Course grading10m
Do it yourself. Task on topic 11h
Extra. Additional materials to part 2 оf topic 1 "Introduction to the subject”10m
Reading materials to part 2 of topic 1 "Cargo Cult Science by Richard P. Feynman"10m
Reading materials to part 2 of topic 1 " M. K. Mamardashvili. Classical and nonclassical ideals of rationality"10m
Extra. Additional materials to topic 2 "Reasoning by analogy (similarity of relations). Based on pattern theory lectures by Grenander"10m
Reading materials of topic 2 "U. Grenader. Pattern Synthesis"10m
Do it yourself. Task on topic 210m
Reading materials of topic 2 "M. R. Cohen, E. Nagel. An Introduction to LOGIC and SCIENTIFIC METHOD"10m
Extra. Additional materials to topic 3 "Illustration of the process of definition through differential attributes on the example of phonetics of the Russian language"10m
Extra. Additional materials to topic 3 "Confusion of real and nominal definitions and Scope of definition"10m
Do it yourself. Task on topic 310m
Reading materials of topic 3 "G. Polya. How to Solve It. A New Aspect of Mathematical Method "10m
Presentations and lecture notes of the week10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Mistakes. Knowledge control

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 27 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
4.2 Mistakes (2/2)13m
6 readings
Extra. Additional materials to topic 4 "Analysis of a piece of text containing a mistake"10m
Extra. Additional materials to topic 4 "What to do with mistakes?"10m
Reading materials of topic 4 "A.I. Uemov. Logic mistakes. How do they interfere correctly think"10m
Reading materials of topic 4 "S.V. Konyavskaya. Applied rhetoric for information security professionals"10m
Reading materials of topic 4 "J. P. van GIGCH. Applied General Systems Theory"10m
Presentations and lecture notes of the week10m
1 practice exercise
Do it yourself. Test on topics 1-430m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Method, methodics, methodology and scientific direction. Researcher's work and research work

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 94 min), 10 readings
8 videos
5.2 Method, methodics, methodology and scientific direction (2/2)9m
6.1 Researcher's work and research work (1/6)14m
6.2 Researcher's work and research work (2/6)11m
6.3 Researcher's work and research work (3/6)10m
6.4 Researcher's work and research work (4/6)10m
6.5 Researcher's work and research work (5/6)14m
6.6 Researcher's work and research work (6/6)11m
10 readings
Extra. Additional materials to topic 5 "An example of drawing an analogy with another scientific discipline"10m
Reading materials of topic 5 "P. V. Tavanets. Judgment and its types"10m
Reading materials of topic 5 " T.S. Kuhn. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Second Edition, Enlarged"10m
Reading materials of topic 5 "Methods. F.A. Kuzin Thesis"10m
Reading materials of topic 5 "G. Polya. Patterns of plausible inference"10m
Do it yourself. Task on topic 510m
Do it yourself. Task 1 on topic 6 "Bibliography"10m
Do it yourself. Task 2 on topic 6 "Article analysis"10m
Do it yourself. Task 3 on topic 6 "Article building"10m
Presentations and lecture notes of the week10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Background. Experiment

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 94 min), 9 readings
8 videos
7.2 Background (2/2)13m
8.1 Experiment (1/6)14m
8.2 Experiment (2/6)10m
8.3 Experiment (3/6)8m
8.4 Experiment (4/6)9m
8.5 Experiment (5/6)14m
8.6 Experiment (6/6)12m
9 readings
Extra. Additional materials to topic 7 "Background as part of the evidence base of the research"10m
Reading materials of topic 7 "V.A. Konyavsky. “New Harvard” Architecture – Computer with “Viral Immunity”"10m
Extra. Additional materials to topic 7 "Design of a review"10m
Reading materials of topic 7 "Bibliography. F.A. Kuzin Thesis"10m
Reading materials of topic 8 "Experiment. G. Polya. Patterns of plausible inference"10m
Reading materials of topic 8 "G. Polya. How to Solve It. A New Aspect of Mathematical Method"10m
Reading materials of topic 8 "Hypotheses. M.R. Cohen, E. Nagel. An Introduction to LOGIC and SCIENTIFIC METHOD"10m
Extra. Additional materials to topic 8 "Justification of sample representativeness"10m
Presentations and lecture notes of the week10m

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