Theories and Methodologies of Information and Data Science
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Course code
INT7165.DT
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Course title in Estonian
Info- ja andmeteaduse teooriad ja metodoloogiad
Course title in English
Theories and Methodologies of Information and Data Science
ECTS credits
6.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
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Course aims
To support the development of knowledge on information and data science theories, approaches and models, modern research trends and areas. Analysis of the theoretical approaches, research strategies and methods in the context of information and data science research.
Brief description of the course
The nature of information and data science and its conceptual structure, methodology. Theories, metatheories and models of information and data science. Modern trends and research fields of information and science. Main paradigms, theories and models in information and data science research. The applied research methods, research strategies, studies and researchers. The research fields and topics.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge on information and data science theories, approaches and models, and modern research fields and trends;
- understands the nature of information and data science, and a conceptual structure;
- has knowledge of the research process and various research designs and methods in the information and data science;
- is able to orientate within the different methodologies and techniques implemented in information and data science, analyse and evaluate the research methodology used in information and data science, assess quality, and choose the appropriate methods for his/her research;
- has an ability to critically analyse information and data science research.
Teacher
Sirje Virkus
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