Research Seminar "Postgraduate Seminar"
- • to make informed decisions on the research design of their academic papers;
- • to understand and adhere to high standards of academic research;
- • to understand the importance of theoretical foundation of their research;
- • to apply the principles of an effective literature review;
- • to recognize the importance of a research framework;
- • to understand widely used research methods and data analysis techniques;
- • to address data collection and sampling issues as well as bias and validity issues;
- • to understand the main principles of research ethics and the consequences of research misconduct.
- Students should be able to distinguish between the types of academic papers and make a literature review.
- Students should be able to understand the importance of research framework and theoretical foundation of the research as a basis of its contribution to the body of knowledge and demonstrate the ability to identify and access high quality research via citation management systems.
- Students should be able to distinguish between different research methods and strategies and understand the rationale for their application.
- Students should be able to choose appropriate sample defining techniques, data collection strategy, and data analysis methods.
- Students should be able to choose appropriate sample defining techniques, data collection strategy, and data analysis methods
- Students should be able to address validity and reliability issues in the collected data; organize effective data collection process to gather high quality data for the analysis
- Students should be able to choose the appropriate journals for their publications and understand the main underlying processes of manuscript submission and publication.
- Students should be able to understand the notion of research ethics and possible consequences of fraud and plagiarism
- General research philosophies, approaches, and strategies
- Theoretical framework and theory development
- Critical review and analysis of the literature
- Research design basics and components
- Research techniques and procedures
- Preparation, submission and publishing
- Research ethics and research misconduct
- Active participation
- Class assignments
- Final presentation of the Master thesis first draft
- 2022/2023 3rd module0.1 * Active participation + 0.15 * Class assignments + 0.5 * Final presentation of the Master thesis first draft
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- Oliver, P. (2010). The Student’s Guide to Research Ethics (Vol. 2nd ed). Maidenhead, Berkshire, England: McGraw-Hill Education. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=466502
- Yin, R. K. . (DE-588)136005616, (DE-576)163641544. (2014). Case study research : design and methods / Robert K. Yin. Los Angeles, Calif. [u.a.]: Sage. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.380931494
- Creswell, J. W. (2014). Educational Research: Pearson New International Edition : Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research (Vol. Fourth edition, Pearson new international edition). Harlow, Essex: Pearson. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1418055