Information Searching and Technical Writing

Learning Outcomes

  1. recognize properly structured student work
  2. apply basics of biblometry and scientometry
  3. demonstrate understanding of information retrieval
  4. differentiate properly structured student papers
  5. use correct ortography

Forms of Teaching


Direct ex cathedra lectures

Seminars and workshops

Student seminars on a given subject

Grading Method

By decision of the Faculty Council, in the academic year 2019/2020. the midterm exams are cancelled and the points assigned to that component are transferred to the final exam, unless the teachers have reassigned the points and the grading components differently. See the news for each course for information on knowledge rating.
Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Homeworks 0 % 10 % 0 % 0 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 40 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 0 % 50 %
Exam: Written 50 % 100 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Structure of student papers (seminar, project work, thesis).
  2. Structure of student papers (seminar, project work, thesis).
  3. Orthography and common mistakes.
  4. Orthography and common mistakes.
  5. Caveats of translation from foreign language.
  6. Writing and delivering presentation.
  7. Writing and delivering presentation.
  8. Midterm exam.
  9. Basics of bibliometrics and scientometrics.
  10. Bibliograpic information database.
  11. Croatian scientific and professional journals.
  12. Efficient web search.
  13. Efficient bibliographic database search.
  14. Relevant information retrieval (books, journals, papers); Open Access.
  15. Final exam.

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and Computing (study)
Transversal Courses (2. semester)


Gordan Gledec (2008.), Pravopisni savjetnik, FER
Maja Matijašević (2010.), Savjeti za oblikovanje rada, FER


ID 183362
  Summer semester
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
15 Lectures
0 Exercises
6 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

45,5 Excellent
38,5 Very Good
30,5 Good
25,5 Acceptable