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Бакалаврская программа «Социология и социальная информатика»

Special Topics of Sociology

2020/2021
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
6
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
4-й курс, 1 модуль

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course develops students’ expertise in modern social research by letting them choose and complete one of the MOOCs relevant to their academic interests. As an outcome task of the course students will write an essay reflecting their knowledge of the MOOC’s materials and the topic of their professional interest. Students can choose a MOOC from the following list: Neuroeconomics (https://www.coursera.org/learn/neuroeconomics); International Relations Theory (https://www.coursera.org/learn/international-relations-theory); Communication Theory (https://www.coursera.org/learn/communicationtheory-academia-practice); Cultural and Creative Industries (https://www.coursera.org/learn/cultural-creative-industries); Classical Sociological Theory (https://www.coursera.org/learn/classical-sociological-theory); Political Economy of Institutions and Development (https://www.coursera.org/learn/political-economy).
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The goal of this course is to improve student's knowledge of new areas and topics of social research
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Explains key concepts of the thematic block on social research.
  • Explains possible linkages between the thematic block on social research and the topic of personal professional interest.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Thematic block on social research
    Neuroeconomics. International Relations Theory. Communication Theory. Cultural and Creative Industries. Classical Sociological Theory. Political Economy of Institutions and Development.
  • Reflexive writing in social science
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Online course grade
  • non-blocking Essay
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (1 module)
    0.3 * Essay + 0.7 * Online course grade
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Bailey, S. (2017). Academic Writing : A Handbook for International Students (Vol. Fifth edition). London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1650435

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Dudley-Evans, T., & Hewings, M. (2001). Academic Writing in Context : Implications and Applications. Birmingham: Continuum. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=226902
  • Hegde, D. S. (2015). Essays on Research Methodology. New Delhi: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1001250