Mentor's Seminar "Eurasian (Post-Soviet) Area Studies"
- To help students of the educational trajectory “Eurasian (post-Soviet) area studies” to design and follow their individual curricula.
- is able to achieve individual learning outcomes
- is able to achieve key learning outcomes
- is able to formulate key individual learning outcomes
- is able to identify appropriate topics for individual research work, to formulate research goals and tasks and to produce a suitable planning
- knows how to build a career-related educational trajectory
- understands 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.
- Interim reporting 1Each student will report to the mentor - both orally and in writing (500-1000 words) on their interim achievements in the trajectory. The written report should be submitted to the mentor via email by the start of the exam week in module 2.
- Interim reporting 2Each student will report to the mentor - both orally and in writing (500-1000 words) on their interim achievements in the trajectory. The written report should be submitted to the mentor via email by the start of the exam week in module 4.
- 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. The submission date will be announced by the mentor during module 1.
- 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.
- 2022/2023 2nd module0.5 * List of individual learning outcomes + 0.5 * Interim reporting 1
- 2022/2023 4th module0.5 * List of individual learning outcomes + 0.25 * Interim reporting 1 + 0.25 * 2022/2023 4th module
- 2023/2024 2nd module0.5 * Interim reporting 2 + 0.5 * 2023/2024 2nd module
- 2023/2024 3rd module0.5 * Interim reporting 2 + 0.25 * 2023/2024 3rd module + 0.25 * Term paper planning
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- Ostergard, R. L., & Gordon Fisher, S. B. (2017). Kickstarting Your Academic Career : Skills to Succeed in the Social Sciences. University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division.
- Ahram, A. I., Köllner, P., & Sil, R. (2018). Comparative Area Studies : Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications. New York, NY, United States of America: Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1666244