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Course module: 201800091
201800091
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Course info
Course module201800091
Credits (ECTS)5
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondrs. M.H. Tempelman
E-mailm.h.tempelman@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
Examiner
drs. M.H. Tempelman
Lecturer
drs. M.H. Tempelman
Contactperson for the course
drs. M.H. Tempelman
Academic year2020
Starting block
1B/  2B
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
Learning goals
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Relation with the final attainment targets:
1. describe the most important concepts related to a particular topic or theme in the chosen specialization; 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1,4, 1.5, 1.6.
2. reproduce the global content of seminal works on a particular topic or theme in the chosen specialization; 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1,4, 1.5, 1.6.
3. connect particular research problems or issues in the field of the chosen specialization with specific research methods employed for those studies; 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4.
4. identify the gaps in the current body of research on a particular topic or theme in the chosen specialization; 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6. 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4.
5. write and present a persuasive research proposal. 2.7, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2.
Content
In this course, students gain experience with identifying a relevant research problem within the chosen specialization and writing a research proposal. To do so, they conduct a literature study, write a literature review, formulate relevant research questions, and select a suitable research approach. Students work individually on their research proposal, supervised by a senior teaching staff member and supported by a small group of peers. They are instructed about effectively writing and presenting research proposals. The course ends with a pitch, in which the proposal is convincingly presented. Students also practice judging research proposals and presentations. The research proposal may serve as the start of the Master’s thesis.
 
Participating study
Master Communication Science
Required materials
Articles
Scientific articles.
Recommended materials
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Instructional modes
Assignment
Presence dutyYes

Presentation(s)
Presence dutyYes

Tests
Assignment(s) and presentation

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