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Module PRESENTING SCIENCE

Module code: SK121
Credits: 7.5
Semester: 2
Quota: 25
Department: CENTRE FOR TEACHING & LEARNING
International: No
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The main issues dealt with in this module will be:
What is science? The process of scientific discovery and evolution of scientific knowledge; different concepts of scientific validity; how can we distinguish between science and pseudoscience?
Use of statistics in science and engineering
Scientific writing and communication, for different audiences.

The semester will be more focused around a group project informed by the disciplines the students are studying. The students will continue maintaining their portfolio and will give a presentation on their project to peers, or to a different group, for example secondary school students.

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