M.A. Pro-Seminar (HIST 500)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
History(HIST)
0
10.00
Ferenc Péter Csirkés -fcsirkes@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Doctoral, Master
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Interactive lecture,Seminar,Group tutorial
Interactive,Learner centered,Communicative,Discussion based learning,Task based learning,Guided discovery
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CONTENT

A multi-purpose course that can be used flexibly for a better preparation in research methods and analysis including deepening mastery of the relevant research languages through special readings, whenever necessary. The course also aims to expose students to ethical standarts and rules in research and publishing.

OBJECTIVE

To improve research skills and design an MA thesis proposal

LEARNING OUTCOME

1. Each student is expected to develop her/his research perspective in regard to her/his individual thesis topic.
2. Each student is expected to shape a clear research framework.
3. Each student is expected to determine the necessary group of primary sources necessary for her/his thesis topic.
4. Each student is expected to prepare a realistic research calendar for her/his thesis project.

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Participation 80
Presentation 20

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Optional Readings

Readings according to individual students.