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Course Description

NameResearch Methods and Academic Writing
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to evaluate the research and development needs of working life and to acquire scientifically reliable information for the development. They will be able to choose the most appropriate approach for the research and development subject and consider the ethical criteria of the research at different stages of the work. Students will be prepared to select and use different research and development methods. The student is able to report the results of research and development analytically and reliably. He / she is able to produce research text that fits the text genre of scientific text in its style, language and structure.
Content- Research and development process
- Observation and assessment of work-related research and development needs
- Information gathering in research and development
- Different approaches to development and research
- Acquisition, analysis and interpretation of research and development material
- Academic writing process, oral communication and knowledge popularization
- Good scientific practice and research ethics
RequirementsSuccessfully complete learning assignments. Numerically evaluated online exam.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialMaterial in Moodle and source material sought by the student.
Other ConsiderationsCompulsory Course for all Master Programmes
Turjamaa Riitta


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