Ethics and academic integrity , Introduction into scientific research in theology

Course Code: ARS 117 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Visual arts • Field of study: Sacred art
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Alexandru Moldovan
Seminar tutor: Alexandru Moldovan
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 14
Number of teaching hours per week: 1
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 1

Course aims:

to acquire communication skills, written and oral, in the field of theology and religions;
to use research skills and methods;
to acquire teamwork skills;
to acquire leadership qualities of research (and managerial) teams;
to identify the common roots of liturgical traditions in different Christian confessions so that can appreciate and understand more deeply their own liturgical tradition and worship

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. General introduction, 2. Preliminary issues in the research activity, 3. Documentation: methods and techniques, 4. Processing information, 5. Drawing and shaping conclusions, 6. Writing a scientific paper, 7. Where to publish, 8. Public presentation of a work.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification, PowerPoint presentation, video-projections etc.

Learning outcomes:

• Knowledge and proper use of concepts and current legislation regarding scientific and research activity, also specific principles of writings and publication in the field of theology; • To permit creative application of methods and models presented specific to the theology field; • To provide the necessary methodology and research skills for further study and research in liturgical topics.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Colloquium (heuristic dialogue) – 50%; written paper (interpretative essay) – 50%.

Recommended reading:

Daniel Benga, Metodologia studiului și cercetării științifice, Edit. Sophia , București , 2003 , x
Diana Câmpan, Introducere în cercetarea științifică: Litere și Teologie, Edit. Reîntregirea , Alba Iulia , 2009 , x
Ilie Pîrvu, Introducere în epistemologie, Edit. Polirom , Iași , 1998 , x
Ștefan Lupu, Ghid practic pentru elaborarea unei lucrări științifice în teologie, Edit. Sapientia , Iași , 2000 , x
Nikos Matsukas, Introducere în gnoseologia teologică, Edit. Bizantină , București , 1997 , x