Course code Citi1019

Credit points 1

Scientific Work in Speciality I

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures16

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation23.02.2021

Responsible UnitDepartment of Land Management and Geodesy

Course developer

author prof.

Vivita Puķīte

Dr. oec.

Prior knowledge

BūvZ3135, Geodesy I

Citi3014, Principles of Scientific Work

JurZ1010, History of Land Management and Surveying

JurZ2037, Land Management I

Course abstract

Students learn the basic principles of scientific work development, research modeling and basic organizational conditions, mathematical data processing. Gets acquainted with summarizing the results of research work in a publication, forming a discussion, interpreting the results and types of presentation.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

1. Is able to understand the course and significance of the process of development of land management and surveying scientific work - test
2. Is able to independently obtain research data and apply research methods for data analysis and interpretation in land management and surveying - test
3. Knows how to summarize the research in a publication and prepare a presentation for presenting the results in land management and land surveying - test

Course Content(Calendar)

Full time studies:
1. Course content and requirements of the study course (1h)
2. Topics of scientific work in land management and surveying (1h)
3. Organization of research process, development of research plan (1h)
4. Research object and research data acquisition (2h)
5. Data collection and storage (1h)
6. Application of research methods in land management and surveying (5h)
7. Requirements and conditions for preparation of the publication (2h)
8. Basic principles and conditions of presentation preparation (1h)
9. Research presentation and speaking skills (1h)
Test - Scientific work in the specialty I (1h)

Part-time studies:

All topics specified for full-time studies are implemented, but the number of contact hours is 1/2 of the specified number of hours

Requirements for awarding credit points

A test with a mark consists of:
• written test paper on the theoretical material acquired in the study course

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

For the acquisition of professional competencies of the study course necessary studies of scientific and study literature, application of research methods in obtaining and processing data of the selected research.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

The test is obtained after the knowledge test in the written test at the end of the study course.

Compulsory reading

1. Kristapsone S. Zinātniskā pētniecība studiju procesā: mācību grāmata augstsk. soc. zin. stud. progr. studentiem. Rīga: Biznesa augstskola Turība, 2008. 349 lpp.
2. Studentu darbu noformēšana. Metodiskie norādījumi. Atkārtots, papildināts izdevums. Sast. U.Kļaviņš u.c. Jelgava: LLU, 2017. 47 lpp. [Tiešsaiste] [skatīts: 11.03.2021.]. Pieejams: https://llufb.llu.lv/LLU-studiju-materiali/VBF/VBF_Studentu_darbu_noformesana_2017.pdf
3. Vedins I. Zinātne un patiesība. Rīga: Avots, 2008. 702 lpp.

Further reading

1. Williamson I., Enemark S., Wallace J., Rajabifard A. Land administration for sustainable development. California: ESRI Press Academic, 2010. 487 p.
2. Zemes reforma – atslēga uz īpašumu:1990-2012. J. Mierkalne ... u.c.; Valsts zemes dienests. Rīga: Valsts zemes dienests, 2013. 335 lpp. Pieejams: https://issuu.com/vzdatd/docs/zemesreforma
3. Ģeodēzija. B. Helfriča u.c.; galvenais redaktors U. Zuments. Rīga: Valsts aģentūra "Latvijas Ģeotelpiskās informācijas aģentūra", 2007. 262 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Mērnieks: problēmas, risinājumi, tehnoloģijas. Latvijas Mērnieku biedrība. Rīga: Trinets. ISSN 1407-7124.
2. Valsts Zemes dienests. Pieejams: hhtp://www.vzd.gov.lv Vides aizsardzības un reģionālās attīstības ministrija.
3. Pieejams: hhtp://www.varam.gov.lv
4. Latvijas Republikas tiesību akti. Pieejams: https://www.likumi.lv

Notes

Professional higher education bachelor study program “Land Management and Surveying” full-time studies and part-time studies