Methodology of Scientific Paper Publishing

Major: lnternational Economic Relations
Code of subject: 8.292.00.M.014
Credits: 3.00
Department: Department of Pedagogics and Innovative Education
Lecturer: Professor, Sc.D. (Education) Mukan N.V.
Semester: 3 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Мета вивчення дисципліни: The goal of the discipline "Methodology of scientific publications preparation" studying defined as the formation of competencies of young scientists based on scientific professional knowledge and skills in the field of academic writing, the ability to transform knowledge necessary for active scientific activity, the use of the stylistics of academic/scientific writing, skills and abilities for logical construction and presentation of one's ideas, results of creative scientific work in the form of scientific texts.
Завдання: The study of the discipline involves the formation of students' competencies: Integral competence: ability to produce innovative scientific ideas, master the methodology of scientific and pedagogical activities, solve complex problems in the process of innovative research and professional activities, conduct original research in the professional sphere at the international and national level. General competence: the ability to present the results of research in Ukrainian and foreign languages based on the use of modern information and communication technologies, taking into account the rules of intellectual property law, professional ethics of the scientist and academic integrity. Knowledge of: the theoretical fundamentals of academic writing and scientific style; features of the scientific text and its types, the specifics of its construction and organization, as well as syntactic features of sentence and paragraph construction; the methodology of scientific article processing and publication, its organization and design, promotion in the publishing process; the role and significance of author profiles in the process of research results dissemination; the specifics of using scientometric databases Scopus and Web of Science, the concept of predation in science. Skills: to search, analyze, interpret information and form a base of professional knowledge; to produce scientific texts for various purposes based on the use of professional knowledge, own ideas, analysis and elaboration of the research database, taking into account the culture of academic integrity; to prepare for publication a scientific article using modern information and communication technologies for the design of the research database; use scientometric databases Scopus and Web of Science. Communication: advanced communication on issues related to the field of scientific and expert knowledge, with colleagues, the general scientific community, society as a whole; use of academic Ukrainian and foreign languages in professional activities and research. Responsibility and Autonomy: demonstrate substantial authority, innovation, high level of autonomy, scholarly and professional integrity and sustained commitment to the development of new ideas or processes at the forefront of work or study contexts including research; ability to continuous self-development and self-improvement.
Learning outcomes: As a result of studying the academic discipline "Methodology of scientific publications preparation", the student must be able to demonstrate program learning outcomes that are correlated with the competencies of the educational and scientific program for the preparation of the Doctor of Philosophy: Knowledge (KN): knowledge of the theoretical foundations of academic writing and scientific style; signs of a scientific text and its types, specifics of its construction and organization, as well as syntactic features of sentence, paragraph construction; knowledge of the methodology of preparing a scientific article for publication, its organization and design, promotion in the process of publication; knowledge of the role and significance of author profiles in the process of disseminating the results of scientific research; knowledge of the specifics of using scientometric databases Scopus and Web of Science, the concept of predation in science. Skills (SK): find, analyze, interpret information and form a knowledge base; to produce scientific texts for various purposes based on the use of professional knowledge, own ideas, analysis and processing of the research source base, taking into account the culture of academic integrity; to prepare for publication a scientific article using modern information and communication technologies to design the research source base; use scientometric databases Scopus and Web of Science. Communication (COM): free communication on issues related to the field of scientific and expert knowledge with colleagues, the wider scientific community, and society as a whole; use of academic Ukrainian and foreign languages ??in professional activity and research; application of modern information and communication tools and technologies to ensure effective scientific and professional communications. Autonomy and responsibility (A&R): demonstration of significant authority, innovativeness, a high degree of independence, academic and professional integrity, constant commitment to developing new ideas or processes in advanced contexts of professional and scientific activity; the ability for continuous self-development and self-improvement.
Required prior and related subjects: Prerequisites: Philosophy and Methodology of Science Academic entrepreneurship Foreign language for academic purposes Co-requisites: Research seminar
Summary of the subject: In the process of subject learning the basic concepts and categories of academic writing, issues of academic literacy are considered? As well as scientific style. The specifics of the scientific text and its types, features of scientific text construction, its organization, paragraph as a component of a scientific text are studied. The syntactic difficulties of a scientific text are investigated: the specifics of sentence construction in a scientific text; syntax, means of communication in a sentence, syntactic constructions. The processing of research results publication is analyzed, in particular its main stages and requirements: preparation of a scientific article for publication; Copyright; structure and design of a scientific article; features of communication with the editorial board and reviewers. During the study of this discipline the knowledge are mastered, skills and abilities of processing and documentation of literary sources are formed, by means of acquaintance with literary sources documentation styles; features of references citation in the scientific text; use of modern ICT in the development and design of the sources database. Particular attention is paid to acquaintance with the specifics of creating scientist and author profiles in scientometric databases Scopus and Web of Science, in particular during acquaintance with scientometrics, features of registration and search of sources in databases Scopus and Web of Science; types of predation in science; specifics of checking scientific journals.
Опис: Topic 1. Methodology of preparation of scientific publications: theoretical foundations. The purpose and tasks of the educational discipline "Methodology of preparation of scientific publications". Basic concepts and categories of academic writing. Academic literacy. Scientific style: main characteristics. Topic 2. Scientific text and its types. Scientific text: construction specifics. Organization of scientific text. A paragraph as a component of a scientific text. Topic 3. Scientific text: syntactic difficulties. The specifics of sentence construction in a scientific text. Syntax in a scientific text. Means of communication in a sentence. Syntactic constructions. Topic 4. Preparation for publication of research results: main stages and requirements. Preparation of a scientific article for publication. About copyright. Structure and design of a scientific article. Communication with the editors of the publication and reviewers. Topic 5. Dissemination of the results of scientific research. Professional publications of Ukraine. Primary author profiles and identifiers. Designing literature: normative discourse. Design styles of literary sources. Topic 6. Scientometric databases Scopus and Web of Science. Scientometrics. Registration and search of sources in NMBD Scopus. Registration and search of sources in NMBD Web of Science. Topic 7. Predators in science. How to choose a journal for publication of a scientific article in rated publications?
Assessment methods and criteria: Current control of practical classes is carried out in order to identify the readiness for classes of a higher education applicant of the third educational and scientific level of the doctor of philosophy in the following forms: ? selective oral survey at the beginning of the lesson; ? frontal standardized survey on cards, tests for 5–10 minutes; ? individual verification of practical works; ? assessment of the higher education student's activity during classes, submitted proposals, original solutions, clarifications and definitions, additions to previous answers, etc. Control questions are divided into: ? test tasks - choose the correct answers; ? problem tasks – creation of problematic situations; ? questions-replies - to identify cause-and-effect relationships; ? situational tasks – to determine the answer according to a certain situation; ? issues of a reproductive nature - determination of practical significance; ? interactive quiz and game tasks. The final control is carried out based on the results of the current control and performance of the control work.
Критерії оцінювання результатів навчання: In scientific activity, not only scientific research itself is important, but also the ability of the researcher to present his own work in the form of scientific publications. The educational discipline "Methodology of preparation of scientific publications" involves the study of the theory and practice of academic writing, the specifics of the scientific style, the construction of scientific texts and its structural components; features of preparation and submission of articles to scientific publications, cooperation with editors and reviewers; development and registration of the research source base; use of resources and opportunities of scientometric databases Scopus and Web of Science; formation of a culture of academic integrity. Part of the educational material is given for independent study. Independent work involves the processing of scientific sources, lecture material, performance of practical and test tasks, an individual research task, work in a virtual educational environment. Distribution of points on a 100-point scale Current control (PC) Points Practice tests for lecture 1 5 Practice tests for lecture 2 5 Practice tests for lecture 3 5 Practice tests for lecture 4 5 Practice tests for lecture 5 5 Practice tests for lecture 6 5 Practice tests for lecture 7 5 Practical work 1 5 Practical work 2 5 Practical work 3 5 Practical work 4 5 Practical work 5 5 Practical work 6 5 Practical work 7 5 Control work 30 Total for discipline 100
Порядок та критерії виставляння балів та оцінок: Credit (differentiated credit) is a form of final control, which consists in assessing the assimilation of the post-graduate student of educational material in the discipline in total for all types of work provided by the syllabus of the discipline: Fulfilment of training test tasks on the topic of each lecture. Fulfillment of one test is assessed in 5 points automatically. The deadline for the test is two weeks after the lecture. A total of 7 tests – the maximum amount of points – 35. Performing practical work on each topic. The performance of each practical work is assessed in 5 points. The deadline for practical work on each topic is two weeks after the practical class. Total 7 practical works – the maximum sum of points – 35. Practical works are carried out by the postgraduate students according to methodical recommendations and are assessed by the teacher according to the following criteria: the presence of a graduate student in a practical class and participation in the discussion of theoretical issues – 1 point; argumentation of the prepared practical work during its defence – 3 points; registration of the performed practical work according to the established requirements and observance of terms of its delivery in VEE - 1 point. Control work involves creating author profiles in Google Scholar and ORCID. Screenshots of author profiles are attached to the VEE according to the template. The work is assessed by the teacher at 30 points according to the following criteria: the creation of an author's profile in Google Scholar - 7 points; adding author's publications - 5 points; creating an author profile in ORCID (Biography, Education, Employment, Funding, Works, and on the left-hand side of the page: Also known as, Country, Keywords, Websites (link to your profile in Google Scholar, LinkedIn, Mendeley, Researchgate, etc.) - 8 points, adding author's publications - 5 points, presentation of the work - 5 points.
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