The module comprises the development and phrasing of empirical inquiry for the purpose of enabling students to formulate research questions and scientific problems within the field of informatics. This will form the basis of the problem based project work and inquiries to be carried out during the course of the informatics study programme.
In this module students will acquire knowledge of:
the connections and differences between empirical inquiry and research questions based on informatics
the connection between research questions and the theory of science in the organisation of scientific research
theory of science within the field of informatics
In this module students will acquire skills in:
describing empirical inquiry
translating empirical inquiry into a scientific research question within the field of informatics
combining a scientific research question with the theoretical basis of its investigation.
In this module students will acquire competences in:
preparing scientific research based on personal enquiry
taking a reflective approach to the basis of scientific inquiry
engaging in disciplinary collaboration on scientific problem formulation
|Name of exam||Professional Inquiry|
|Type of exam|
Written examThe examination is a seven-day take-home assignment on a set topic. Evaluation: pass/fail.
The assignment paper must demonstrate that the student fulfils the objectives for the module stated above.
Alternatively, the examination may completed by satisfactory and active participation in the module, i.e. a minimum of 80% attendance and completion of set tasks.
All written and all electronic aids
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Professionel forespørgsel|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Communication and Digital Media|
|Department||Department of Communication and Psychology|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|