Декальчук Анна Андреевна
Руда Мена Дариус
- The main goal of this course is to introduce students to the basic steps of conducting an academic research
- As a subgoal the course aims at developing the skill of writing a literature review as one of the steps of any research process
- Student is able to identify scientific subject
- Student is able to solve professional problems based on synthesis and analysis
- Student is capable of reporting the results of the information retrieval and analysis, academic or applied research she/he has conducted: - in various genres (including reviews, policy papers, reports and publications pertaining to sociopolitical subject matter); - and depending on the target audience
- Student is able to work with information: find, define and use the information from different sources which required for solving of research and professional problems (including the system approach)
- Student is capable of retrieving, collecting, processing and analyzing information relevant for achieving goals in the professional field
- Student is able to outline the need for resources and plan its using for solving professional problems
- Student is capable of posing research problems relevant to the study of political phenomena and political processes; setting particular research tasks; and putting together a research design
- What is research: Introduction
- What is research: Research as a process
- What is research: Reading a research paper
- What is a literature review?
- What is a literature review: Reading a literature review
- What is plagiarism?
- Working in a library: what for and how?
- Citation manager: Using the Zotero Software
- Citation manager: Zotero workshop
- Topics and research questions
- Research questions and research problems
- Is there a place for a literature review?
- Theories and hypotheses
- Designing your research: how the number of cases affects the design of your paper?
- In-class participation
- Written Assignment: Team Literature Review
- Exam testThis is a written test scheduled for June 17th, Wednesday. There are two parts in the test: multiple choice quiz (part 1) & open questions (part 2). There are 20 questions in part 1 (multiple choice quiz; four possible answers – always only one correct answer among the four options); there are 10 open questions in part 2 (each question requires a 4-6 sentences answer). The exam lasts for 1 hour 20 min (80 min in total). The exam is conducted on the Moodle (https://et.hse.ru), proctoring on the Examus platform (https://hse.student.examus.net). The student's computer must meet the following requirements: https://elearning.hse.ru/data/2020/05/07/1544135594/Технические%20требования%20к%20ПК%20студента.pdf). There are no breaks. This is not an open-book exam; this means no materials can be used during the exam.
- Interim assessment (4 module)0.35 * Exam test + 0.25 * In-class participation + 0.4 * Written Assignment: Team Literature Review