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Course module: 192166200
Capita Selecta I-TECH
Course infoSchedule
Course module192166200
Credits (ECTS)5
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr. M. Theune
PreviousNext 5
dr. F. Ahmed
Examiner N. Alachiotis
M. Alves da Motta Filho
dr. S. Bayhan
Examiner B.J.F. van Beijnum
Academic year2021
Starting block
1A/  1B/  2A/  2B
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
After following this course, students can:

•        Independently study a specialized subtopic of Interaction Technology in depth
•        Choose an appropriate research methodology to investigate a given research question
•        Plan and carry out theoretical, empirical, experimental, or applied research
•        Find, analyze and appropriately refer to literature relevant to the research question
•        Put their own research in a wider context
•        Present the results of the research in the form of a scientific paper in English
•        Give an oral presentation on the results of the research
In the Capita Selecta course, students carry out a small research project and write a conference-style paper about it. The students work independently, but with guidance from a supervisor from the Interaction Technology, at more in-depth insight and carry out research leading to a scientific paper and presentation of the results. The topic can vary; it can be a specific subtopic from the research themes of the Human Media Interaction research group, or  a student can propose his/her own specialized topic related to Interaction Technology (warning: this is only possible if an interested supervisor can be found).

Students are expected to have a bachelor's degree and to have basic knowledge about the topic to be studied. Otherwise there are no specific prior knowledge requirements for this course. However, the following skills are highly important to finish the course in time, and students who lack these skills will need extra time to acquire them during the course:
•    Skills to search for scientific literature
•    Reporting skills and critical reading skills
•    Ability to evaluate research reports/papers on suitability of applied research methods
•    Ability to evaluate research reports/papers on argumentation use
Assumed previous knowledge
Completed Bachelor
Participating study
Master Interaction Technology
Required materials
Scientific publications related to research topic
Recommended materials
Instructional modes

one-time introductory lecture followed by individual study
Self study with assistance

Paper, presentation

assessment on the basis of a paper (90%) and presentation (10%)

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