Ethics and academic integrity

Course Code: MI211 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Computer Science - Masters • Field of study: Advanced programming and databases
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Marius Rotar
Seminar tutor: Marius Rotar
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 2

Course aims:

to be able to present legal regulations in the field are presented insisting on the ethics of publishing the results of scientific research
familiarizing students with ethics and academic integrity.
Respect for academic ethics, scientific rigor

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

  1. 1-2.What do academic responsibilities and rights mean. What does ethics and academic integrity mean?
    3-4.How is a scientific research carried out? Rules, conduct, copyright
    5-7. Plagiarism - ways to identify, ways to avoid (correct citation, correct retrieval of a scientific text, paraphrasing)
    8-9. Deviations from academic norms and ethics
    10-11.Romanian legislation and the issue of deviations from academic ethics
    12-14.Discussion of the semester reports

Teaching methods:

Lecture, debate, presentation.

Learning outcomes:

The discipline aims to familiarize students with ethics and academic integrity.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Oral exam 70%, essay 30%

Recommended reading:

Andronescu, Șerban C., Tehnica scrierii academice, -, Bucuresti, 1997, -.
Câmpeanu, Remus, Metodologia cercetării ştiinţifice, -, Alba Iulia, 2004, -.
Robert Corovaru, Ce este plagiatul şi cum poate fi prevenit (dacă se doreşte), Biblioteca, Revista de Bibliologie si Stiinta Informarii, -, 2013, -.