Ethics and academic integrity , Introduction into scientific research in theology

Course Code: ARS 117 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
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.