Teaching plan for the course unit

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General information

 

Course unit name: Instrumentarium

Course unit code: 362522

Academic year: 2021-2022

Coordinator: Rosa Maria Satorras Fioretti

Department: Department of History of Law, Roman Law and State Ecclesiastical Law

Credits: 6

Single program: S

 

 

Estimated learning time

Total number of hours 150

 

Face-to-face and/or online activities

54

 

-  Lecture with practical component

Face-to-face

 

54

Supervised project

48

Independent learning

48

 

 

Learning objectives

 

Referring to knowledge

To pass the course, students must demonstrate an ability to do the following:
    1. Plan and structure an academic paper.
    2. Use the formal writing style established by the Faculty.
    3. Identify different specialist texts.
    4. Describe the main ideas in specialist texts and analyse and summarise their content in conceptual diagrams.
    5. Write formal abstracts.
    6. Write formal introductions to assignments, including all the information considered relevant.
    7. Write the ’Conclusions’ section of an academic paper.
    8. Make correct use of footnotes and endnotes.
    9. Write citations using institutional style guides.
    10. Write bibliographical references and the ’Works Cited’ sections of academic papers using institutional style guides.
    11. Identify and use reliable academic sources.
    12. Give a visual presentation.
    13. Express ideas precisely and effectively.
    14. Produce texts that are free of spelling, grammar and vocabulary errors.
    15. Avoid plagiarism and copying.

 

 

Teaching blocks

 

1. Part I. Studying and learning at university

1.1. Topic block 1. Understanding the study context

 

2. Part II. Different types of university assignment

2.1. Topic block 2. Critical analysis and interpretation of texts in the student’s specialisation

2.2. Topic block 3. Critical review

2.3. Topic block 4. Introduction to academic assignments

3. Part III. Working tools and resources

3.1. Topic block 5. Documenting the project: finding and managing sources

3.2. Topic block 6. Writing skills

3.3. Topic block 7. Speaking skills

 

 

 

 

Reading and study resources

Consulteu la disponibilitat a CERCABIB

Book

TURULL RUBINAT, M. (coord.). Tècniques de treball i de comunicació: instrumentàrium per a les ciències jurídiques i socials, 3a ed. Barcelona : Huygens, 2017.

  Enllaç

  El material bàsic d’estudi, a banda del que es vagi proporcionant al llarg del semestre és el manual de l’assignatura: TURULL RUBINAT, Max (Coord.). Tècniques de treball i de comunicació: Instrumentarium per a les ciències jurídiques i socials. 3ª edició. Barcelona: Huygens Editorial, 201, 290 p. (Col·lecció Lex Académica). ISBN-13: 978-8415663829.

Web page

Criteris de la Universitat de Barcelona per citacions i abreviacions

           http://www.ub.edu/criteris-cub/criteri.php?id=356

Diccionari de la Enciclopèdia catalana

           http://www.enciclopedia.cat/diccionaris#.U4buK5WKDY8

Diccionario de la Real Academia Española

           http://www.rae.es/recursos/diccionarios/drae

Optimot, consultes lingüístiques en català

           http://aplicacions.llengua.gencat.cat/llc/AppJava/index.html

 Termcat. Centre de terminologia en català per branques del coneixement

           http://www.termcat.cat/

 Fundéu. Fundación del español urgente

            http://www.fundeu.es/