Course code HFX130C

HFX130C Scientific Processes and Methods

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Course responsible: Laila Aass
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
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The course is given in March- April
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2010-2011
Last time: 2019V
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Course contents:
The students will go through the process with writing a scientific report, from description of scientific question, hypotheses, data analysis with use of simple statistics to the discussion of the results in light of relevant scientific literature. The module is teached in the spring parallel and include lectures, practice and guidance based group work. The course will end up with a group work including a presentation, presenting the scientific work carried out by the student groups, and an individual report. The presentation and report will be evaluated with 25% on the group work and 75% on the individual work.Grade (A-F).  
Learning outcome:
The course will give the students some basic understanding of the biological basis for a sustainable livestock production.
Learning activities:
Lectures and practice.
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Mandatory activity:
The work in groups, including the presentation in plenum (accounts for 25 %) and the individual report from the project work (accounts for 75 %) will sum up to an individual grade (A-F) for each student. 
Nominal workload:
150 hours
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Type of course:
1/3 lectures, 3/4 exercises and group work.
External examiner.
Examination details: Portfolio: A - E / Ikke bestått