Mentor's Seminar "International Politics of Eurasia"
- To help students of the educational trajectory “International Politics of Eurasia” to design and follow their individual curricula.
- formulates individual learning outcomes
- builds a career-related educational trajectory
- identifies steps necessary to achieve key learning outcomes
- identifies appropriate topics for individual research work, formulates research goals and tasks, produces suitable research planning
- evaluates progress in achievement of individual learning outcomes
- evaluates progress in achievement of key learning outcomes
- Introduction. Trajectory Overview. Key Learning Outcomes. Individual Learning Outcomes.
- Research work. Term paper and MA thesis. Advice on research supervision.
- Monitoring of progress. Adjustments and further planning.
- Individual feedback and evaluation.
- List of individual learning outcomesEach student will prepare - in consultation with the mentor - a list of individual learning outcomes to be achieved as a result of studies within the given trajectory. Submission deadline: October 21.
- Interim report 1Each student will report to the mentor - both orally and in writing (500-1000 words) - on their interim achievements in the trajectory. Submission date: December 15.
- Term paper planningEach student will submit to the mentor their term paper planning report (containing topic, aim(s), tasks, annotated bibliography). The report should be submitted to the mentor via email by March 31.
- Interim report 2Each student will report to the mentor - both orally and in writing (500-1000 words) - on their interim achievements in the trajectory. Submission date: May 31.
- Interim report 3Each student will report to the mentor - both orally and in writing (500-1000 words) - on their interim achievements in the trajectory. Submission date: December 15.
- MA thesis draft 1Each student sends to the mentor a draft of her MA thesis focusing on the research question, its relevance, methodology and research design. Deadline: December 15.
- MA thesis draft 2Each student sends to the mentor a draft of her MA thesis prepared for pre-defence. Submission deadline: March 15.
- Final reportEach student will report to the mentor - both orally and in writing (500-1000 words) - on their overall achievements in the trajectory. Submission deadline: March 15.
- 2022/2023 2nd module0.5 * List of individual learning outcomes + 0.5 * Interim report 1
- 2022/2023 4th module0.5 * Term paper planning + 0.5 * Interim report 2
- 2023/2024 2nd module0.5 * MA thesis draft 1 + 0.5 * Interim report 3
- 2023/2024 3rd module0.5 * Final report + 0.5 * MA thesis draft 2
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