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Syllabus ( BSB 691 )


   Basic information
Course title: Seminar I
Course code: BSB 691
Lecturer: Assigned academic advisor
ECTS credits: 7.5
GTU credits: 0 (0+2+0)
Year, Semester: 1/2, Fall and Spring
Level of course: Third Cycle (Doctoral)
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Mode of delivery: Face to face , Group study
Pre- and co-requisites: none
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course: To guide students to review literature about a previously-defined topic, analyze and interpret the collected data.
   Learning outcomes Up

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Conduct a detailed literature review in a defined topic

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts in the field of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
    2. COMPETENCIES
    3. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams
    4. Communication and Social Competence

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
  2. Report the findings of literature review

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. COMPETENCIES
    2. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
  3. Analyze and interpret the data collected through literature review

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Link the concepts belonging to the different disciplines and interpret & analyze scientific research in these disciplines.Question and find out innovative approaches
    2. Analyze critically and evaluate his/her findings and those of others
    3. Write progress reports clearly on the basis of published documents, thesis, etc

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
   Contents Up
Week 1: Determination of seminar topic
Week 2: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 3: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 4: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 5: Analyzing the collected data
Week 6: Analyzing the collected data
Week 7: Analyzing the collected data
Week 8: Analyzing the collected data
Week 9: Preparing a report on the research findings
Week 10: Preparing a report on the research findings
Week 11: Preparing a report on the research findings
Week 12: Preparation of draft seminar
Week 13: Preparation of draft seminar
Week 14: General overview on presentation techniques and formal report details
Week 15*: Seminar presentations
Week 16*: Seminar presentations
Textbooks and materials: To be nominated as per the selected topic and content.
Recommended readings: To be nominated as per the selected topic and content.
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 0
Other in-term studies: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12 50
Project: 1,2,3,4,5,13,14,15,16 50
Homework: 0
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 0
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 2 14
Own studies outside class: 2 14
Practice, Recitation: 4 4
Homework: 0 0
Term project: 12 9
Term project presentation: 2 1
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 0 0
Mid-term: 0 0
Personal studies for final exam: 0 0
Final exam: 0 0
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
*
  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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