Seminars of Innovation and Research in Informatics

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Credits
6
Types
Compulsory
Requirements
This subject has not requirements, but it has got previous capacities
Department
FIB
The seminars are organized in activities, evaluated separately, to choose between a diverse set of activities, and may be different each academic year. The detailed information about the seminars that are being done or have already been done this academic year is public in the seminars section of the MIRI master's degree (https://www.fib.upc.edu/en/studies/masters/master-innovation-and-research-informatics/seminars-innovation-and-research-informatics).

Teachers

Person in charge

  • Daniel Jimenez Gonzalez ( )

Competences

Generic Technical Competences

Generic

  • CG1 - Capability to apply the scientific method to study and analyse of phenomena and systems in any area of Computer Science, and in the conception, design and implementation of innovative and original solutions.
  • CG4 - Capacity for general and technical management of research, development and innovation projects, in companies and technology centers in the field of Informatics Engineering.

Transversal Competences

Entrepreneurship and innovation

  • CTR1 - Capacity for knowing and understanding a business organization and the science that rules its activity, capability to understand the labour rules and the relationships between planning, industrial and commercial strategies, quality and profit. Capacity for developping creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation trend.

Appropiate attitude towards work

  • CTR5 - Capability to be motivated by professional achievement and to face new challenges, to have a broad vision of the possibilities of a career in the field of informatics engineering. Capability to be motivated by quality and continuous improvement, and to act strictly on professional development. Capability to adapt to technological or organizational changes. Capacity for working in absence of information and/or with time and/or resources constraints.

Objectives

  1. The student will acquire competence in fundamental methodological aspects and good practices in research and innovation, mainly through the study of cutting-edge issues and the experiences transmitted by researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs of recognized prestige in the field of Information Technology, in a flexible format of seminary type or intensive modules.
    Related competences: CTR1, CTR5, CG1, CG4,

Activities

Activity Evaluation act


Seminars

Follow-up of the activity, delivery of certificates, delivery of an activity report, etc. The activities can be any of the activities already published as a seminar of the current academic year. Other activities can also be accepted but is required the approval of the FIB. More information in the brief description of the subject.
Theory
0h
Problems
0h
Laboratory
0h
Guided learning
75h
Autonomous learning
75h

Teaching methodology

The teaching methodologies depend on each activity. In a general way we can say that the teaching methodologies that will be followed can include master classes (talks, long talks), participative lectures, laboratory practices with supervision, work in cooperation with other students with supervision, realization of autonomous works with a tutoring, a individualized tutoring, etc.

Evaluation methodology

The student evaluation of the SIRI seminar, for a specific activity, can be done by the organizer of the activity, a tutor assigned to the student, the coordinator of the specialization or the vice-dean of Postgraduates of FIB. In principle, the student evaluation of the SIRI seminar ECTS, for a specific activity, should be done by the organizers or tutor assigned to the activity. In case that the activity organizer doesn't perform any student evaluation, and there is not tutor assigned, the student evaluation of the activity will be done once the student has uploaded the documentation necessary. In this last case, the coordinator of the specialization or the vice-dean of Postgraduates will do the evaluation.

For the case that the organizer or a tutor do the student evaluation, this evaluation should signed/stamped by the official institution and directly given to the student. Then, the student will have to upload this evaluation documents to the SIRI seminar web at the Racó. In case that the coordinator or vice-dean of postgraduates do the student evaluation, the evaluation will be directly uploaded by the FIB.

In order to do the student evaluation, students may be asked to deliver a portfolio of one or more pages. In our case, this portfolio should contain:
- An abstract of the activity of 150 words maximum,
- The description of the main objectives of the work presented in the activity: talk, seminar, etc.
- A reflection of how the contents of the activity can help or improve the learning process of the student in her/his specialization, and
- At least one bibliography reference to some work related to the target of the talk.

Previous capacities

Have made any common mandatory subject of MIRI.