TarasShevchenkoNationalUniversityofKyiv

Faculty of Philosophy

Department:Philosophy and Methodology of Science

 

Faculty of Law

Department:IntellectualProperty

 

«APPROVED»

Deputy dean on academic work of Faculty of Philosophy

______________________

«____»____________2018

 

Work program of the discipline

 

Methodology of Research and Intellectual Property

 

For students

Branch of knowledge:                     10 – Natural sciences

Training direction (Speciality):      103 – Earth sciences

Educational level:                             Master

Educational program:                      Applied Geology

Type of discipline:                           Obligatory

 

Teachingmode

full-timestudies

Academicyear

2018/2019

Semester

1

Numberofcredits ECTS

3

Languageofteaching, learning
andevaluation

English

Formoffinalcontrol           

Final test

 

Lecturers: Yana Chaika, PhD in Philosophy,Associate professor, Department of Philosophy and Methodology of Science (Part 1);

LubovMaydanyk,PhD in Law,Associate professor, Department of Intellectual Property (Part 2)

To be continued

© ______________, 20___

KYIV – 2018


 

Author(s):Yana Chaika, PhD in Philosophy,Associate professor, Department of Philosophy and Methodology of Science (Part 1);

LubovMaydanyk,PhD in Law,Associate professor, Department of Intellectual Property (Part 2)

 

 

 

 

 

«Approved»
«____» ______________ 2018

Head of Department of Philosophy and Methodology of Science

_______________________()

Record of the Department meeting
#
_____, «_____» ________ 2018

 

Approved by Scientific-Methodical Commission of the Faculty of Philosophy

Record of the meeting#_____, «_____» ____________, 2018

Head of Scientific-Methodical Commission ____________ ()

«» , 2018

 

Approved by Scientific-Methodical Commission of the Institute of Geology

Record of the meeting#______, «______» ____________, 2018

Head of Scientific-Methodical Commission ____________ (Demydov V.K.)

«» , 2018

 

 

 

 


 

Introduction

Discipline “MethodologyofResearchandIntellectualProperty” iscompulsorycourse. Thoughtduringfirstsemesterfor Master’sstudentsof Institute of Geology, academic program “Applied Geology”.

 

 

Part 1:Theoreticalbasicsofmethodologyandorganizationofscientificresearch

Objective: providethestudentswithbasicknowledgeaboutmethodologies, methodsandorganizationofscientificprocessesas a partoftrainingfortheirprofessionalscientificcareer.

 

Coursetasks:

-studentsoverviewofmodernmethodologyconcepts, basicscientificlearningmethodologiesandscientificresearchmethods;

-createanoverallimageabouttheprocessofscientificresearch;

-gainingthenecessaryresearchskills, understandingtheresearchgoals, practicetheskillsnecessaryforsubmissionqualificationandscientificworks (Ìasters’sthesis’s, researchpapers, dissertations).

 

Disciplinesubject:

Methods, methodicandmethodologyofscienceduringorganizationofthescientificresearchprocess.

 

Knowledgeandskillspre-requests:

-understandtheneedofmethodologyskillinfurtherprofessionalscientificcareer;

-knowthecharacteristicsofbasicreasoningmethods (inductive, deductiveinference) andmethodologymodels (hypothetico-deductive, empiricandinductive);

-becapabletoapplybasicmethodologyprinciplesofscientificactivity;

-learnmainevaluationcriteriaofscientificknowledgeandrequirementsfortheresearchactivity.

 

Scheme of grading forms:

Grading forms

1. Semester grading:

1) Part 1 - 40 points (passing grade is 24 points)

2) Part 2 - 40 points (passing grade is 24 points)

2. Final test: maximum grade is 20 points, passing grade is 12 points.

Results of educational activity of students grading are based on 100 grading scale.

 

 

 

 

 

The final grade is based on the results as the sum for the module grades, practical classes grades and the results of the final test.

 

Semester grade

Final Test

Final grade

I

 

Part 1

(test)

Part 2 (test)

 

 

 

40

40

 

 

Minimum

24

24

12

12

Maximum

40

40

20

100

 

Evaluationscale

Mark (points)

Universityscale

60-100

Pass

1-59

Fail

 

CoursePlan

¹

Topic

Hours

Lectures

Selfwork

Part 1. Theoreticalbasicsofmethodologyandorganizationofscientificresearch

1

Scienceandscientificresearchesin a modernworld.

0.5

14

2

Methodology, techniquesandmethodsofscientificresearch.

0.5

14

3

Mainmethodologicconceptsin XX-XXI centuries.

0.5

15

Part 2. Intellectual Property: General Provision

4

Copyright: subjectmatter, authorsandotherholders, scope

0.5

14

5

Exceptionsandlimitationsofintellectualpropertyrightsinscientificresearch.

0.5

15

6

Exceptionsfrompatentlaw

0.5

15

 

Totalamountofhours – 90.

Including:

            Lectures – 3hours;

            Self Work87hours;

 

 

 

Learning Outcomes (course plan) vs scheduled results of tuition:

LearningOutcomes

scheduled results

Program results of the tuition

1

2

3

4

5

6

4. Design, guide and control research projects of the upper part of the Earth's crust and its sedimentary layer, in particular, assess and ensure the quality of research.

*

*

*

 

 

 

5. Plan and perform scientific experiments, write scholarly papers.

*

*

*

*

*

*

 

 

 

Module 1. Theoreticalbasicsofmethodologyandorganizationofscientificresearchwithintellectualproperty

 

Lecture 1. Scienceandscientificresearchesin a modernworld.

Theemergenceanddevelopmentofscience. Scientificresearchtypes. Methodologyandmethodsofscientificresearch. OrganizationofscientificactivityinUkraine.

 

Workshop 1. Scienceandscientificresearchesin a modernworld.

1.      Basicapproachesforscienceunderstanding.

2.      Specificsofscientificactivity.

3.      Principles, normsandcriteria’sofscientificknowledge.

4.      Levelsofmethodologicscienceorganization.

5.      Scientificrevolutionsgloballyandtypesofscientificrationality.

 

Individualassignment:

Conduct a researchontopic “Ismychosenfield a science?”

Researchstructure:

-statethemaincharacteristicsofscience;

-basedonthosecriteria’s, checkthechosenstudiesfield;

-make a conclusionaboutchosenstudyfield.

 

 

Lecture 2. Methodology, techniquesandmethodsofscientificresearch.

Maindefinitions: method, methodic. Reasoninginmethodapplication. Methodstypology. Methodsinphilosophyandscience. Formsandmethodsofempirical, andtheoreticalresearch.

Methodologyas a philosophicaldiscipline – historyofmethodology, methodologicalaspectofscientificresearch, roleandfunctionofmethodologyinmodernscience.

 

Workshop 2. Methodology, techniquesandmethodsofscientificresearch.

1.      Scientificmethoddefinition. Method, methodology.

2.      Mainorganizationstepswhileconductingscientificresearch.

3.      Commonscientificresearchmethods: empirical, theoreticalandothercommonmethods.

4.      Roleofexperiments, inductionanddeductioninmethodologicaldevelopmentofscience.

5.      Popularmethodologymodels: hypothetico-deductiveandempirical-inductive.

6.      Methodologicalverificationprocedures, reasoningandfalsifications.

 

Lecture 3. Mainmethodologicconceptsin XX century.

Methodologicalprinciples: theoryrequirements, checks, maximalsimilarity, ease, prognosticpossibilities. Methodologicaltraditionsandtheories: empirics, rationalism, conventionalism, pragmatism, criticalrationalism, relativism, historicism. Methodologicalanarchismas a problem. Methodologicalbaseofinterdisciplinaryresearches.

 

Individualassignment

Writtenassignmentwith a topic “Methodologyandmethodsofbachelor’sresearch”,

2-3 pageslong. Analysisofbachelor’sthesiswritingmethods, plusanalysisofresearch

methodsexpected.

Assignmentstructure:

-processdescription: pickingthetheme, problem, ideaandresearchstages;

-theoreticalandmethodologicalbaseofwork;

-subject, object, goalsandtasksofwork;

-methodsandmethodicsused, effectivenessandjustificationofitsuse;

-self-esteemofbachelor’swork: whatandwhyyouwouldchange, ifyou’dbedoingitnow.


Recommendedliterature:

 

1.         Ackoff, Russell L., TheDesignofSocialResearch, Chicago: UniversityofChicagoPress, 1961.

2.         Ackoff, Russell L., ScientificMethod, NewYork: JohnWiley&Sons, 1962.

3.         Ghosh, B.N., ScientificMethodsandSocialResearch, NewDelhi: SterlingPublishersPvt. Ltd., 1982.

4.         Lastrucci, Carles L., TheScientificApproach: BasicPrinciplesoftheScientificMethod, Cambridge, Mass.: SchenkmanPublishingCo., Inc., 1967.

5.         Hyman, Herbert H., etal., InterviewinginSocialResearch, Chicago: UniversityofChicagoPress, 1975.

6.         Lee-Trewick, G. andLinkogle, S. (eds.) DangerintheField: RiskandEthicsinSocialResearch, London: Routledge, 2000.

7.         Homan, R. TheEthicsofSocialResearch, London: Longman, 1991.

8.         CopyrightLaw. 9-th Edition. ByCraigJoyceandothers.

9.         Collectivemanagementofcopyrightandrelatedrights. D. Gervais.http://www.tripsagreement.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Gervais_9789041127242_Ch-01_Daniel-Gervais.pdf


 

Finaltestquestions

1.      Mainapproachestoscienceunderstanding.

2.      Principlesandcriteria’sofscientificknowledge.

3.      Typesofscientificrationalism.

4.      Theconceptofscientificrevolution.

5.      Fundamentalandappliedscientificresearch.

6.      Mainstagesofscientificresearch.

7.      Methodology, methodsandorganizationofscientificresearch: comparisonanalysis.

8.      Empiricalscientificmethods.

9.      Theoreticalresearchmethods.

10.  Commonscientificmethods.

11.  Hypothetico-deductivemodelofscientificresearch.

12.  Methodologicalproceduresofverificationandfalsifications.

13.  Roleofdeductionandinductioninmethodologicaldevelopmentofscience.

14.  Roleofexperimentinmethodologicaldevelopmentofscience.

15.  Systemanalysismethodinmodernscience.

16.  Commonscientificmethodologicalprinciples.

17.  Methodologyofpositivism.

18.  Methodologicalbaseofinterdisciplinaryresearches.

19.  Specificsofscientificactivity.

20.  OrganizationofscientificactivityinUkraine.