Thesis Seminar

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311TS Z 2 12 hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 41 to 51 hours of self-study English summer

Subject guarantor

Mary Carmel ANGIOLILLO

Name of lecturer(s)

Mary Carmel ANGIOLILLO

Learning outcomes of the course unit

•To understand basic requirements for completion of master degree thesis at FAMU

•To understand methodologies for thesis research and development

•To determine topic for thesis and approach to its development

•To begin research on chosen topic

Mode of study

Discussion, lecture, in-class research and exercises.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Experience with writing academic papers; excellent knowledge of academic English.

Course contents

This seminar is meant to help the students understand all requirements toward completion of the Master degree thesis, and to know how to structure the work's content. At each session, students will be asked to pitch possible topics for theses, to brainstorm on topics and discuss possible development of these topics together. In addition, classes will focus on particular aspects of thesis development. Regular assignments are made to keep students exploring their topic and a detailed outline of the thesis is expected by the end of the course.

Recommended or required reading

Previous successfully defended theses written by students from the department.

Additional material distributed online for class, posted in moodle.

Assessment methods and criteria

Active attendance and the completion of all assignments:

Course is on pass/fail basis. Credit is given when detailed outline and reference list is submitted at end of semester. Student must have, without exception, a minimum of 70% attendance to receive credit (more is expected).

Note

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Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
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ANGIOLILLO M.
19:00–20:35
(lecture parallel1)
once in 2 weeks, start Feb
Thu
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 19:00–20:35 Mary Carmel ANGIOLILLO
once in 2 weeks, start Feb lecture parallel1

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