The course will be held in distance mode
|Donnerstag||22.10.2020||17:00 - 19:30||Online-Einheit|
|Donnerstag||17.12.2020||14:00 - 19:00||Online-Einheit|
Students specify the focus, structure, and working plan for their master thesis and later improve its framing according to feedback from faculty and peers. In addition to presenting her/his own project, every student will provide structured feedback on another presentation.
The course enables students to
Present and explain a research proposal or (work-in-progress) research project
Practice academic writing
Receive and build on comments from a critical audience
Review and evaluate someone else’s research project
Participants have to attend min. 80% of the sessions.
In an introductory session, the professors will provide input and introduce the course design and logic.
The students need to write up a document in which they specify the focus, research question, approach, structure, and working plan for their master thesis and later improve their project according to feedback from faculty and peers.
In addition, every student will provide structured feedback on another thesis project and write up a "lessons learned" document.
The course design resembles professional reviewing processes that is run in academia when scholars submit their papers to scientific journals for potential publication. It is a great format for giving authors input on their papers. Thus, it is a great format for giving you input on the students' master thesis Project.
Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung
Write-up of own thesis project 60%
Write-up of feedback on other student’s project 20%
Write-up of lessons learned 20%
The thesis supervision agreement form is required to be uploaded on Learn.
As exceptional cases and being subject to the availability of places, also students that have not yet started or already finalized their project are accepted.