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Approx. 91 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • How to ethically conduct yourself as an academic

  • How to weigh different priorities

  • What is plagiarism?

Skills you will gain

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100% online
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Beginner Level
Approx. 91 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min), 7 readings
2 videos
How to succeed in your online class?2m
7 readings
Meet the instructors & the team5m
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Complete our short survey5m
Graphic content warning1m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
Study guide10m
1 hour to complete

What is Science?

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
On Being A Scientist Episode 17m
What is science? Part I6m
What is science? Part II4m
1 reading
Readings module 130m
1 practice exercise
What is Science?20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Scientific questions

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 15 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
On Being A Scientist Episode 29m
Scientific questions5m
1 reading
Readings Module 21h
1 practice exercise
Scientific questions15m
2 hours to complete

Scientific results

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 22 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
On Being A Scientist Episode 37m
Publish or perish. Part I6m
Publish or perish. Part II6m
1 reading
Readings module 340m
1 practice exercise
Scientific results20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Scientific activities

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
On Being A Scientist Episode 45m
The scientific method. Part I5m
The scientific method. Part II5m
1 reading
Readings module 41h
1 practice exercise
Scientific activities15m
2 hours to complete

Academic differences

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
On Being A Scientist Episode 57m
Academic differences4m
1 reading
Readings module 51h 20m
1 practice exercise
Academic differences15m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Academic careers

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
On Being A Scientist Episode 68m
Scientific careers4m
1 reading
Readings module 650m
1 practice exercise
Academic careers20m
74 hours to complete

Scientific misconduct

74 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
On Being A Scientist Episode 77m
Scientific misconduct. Part I5m
Scientific misconduct. Part II5m
1 reading
Readings module 71h
1 practice exercise
Scientific misconducts

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