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Last update 13-10-2017
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: geography

Semester: 1st Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr. Gillad Rosen

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: Tuesday 17:15-18:15

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Gillad Rosen

Course/Module description:
The course is offered for Huji students working on a MA/PhD dissertation. It meets weekly and discusses how to choose a research topic, research questions, the importance of a conceptual model, data sources, and how and where to publish your work.

Course/Module aims:
The course develops students' research knowledge and introduces them to the scientific way of life. We discuss choosing a research topic, working with your supervisor, writing a paper and sending it out for review, perfecting your cv and presenting you work in an international conference.

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Critically review research programs.
Develop research programs.
Prepare, plan and explain your work in class.
Criticize and judge the work of fellow Colleagues in class.
Recommend changes to others and modify your work.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Active participation in class discussions.
Presentation of an academic article.
Analysis of papers / research proposals of fellow colleagues.
Class presentation of research paper or project.

Course/Module Content:
Detailed description will be provided in class

Required Reading:
Further explanations will be provided in class

Additional Reading Material:
Further explanations will be provided in class

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 30 %
Participation in Tutorials 30 %
Project work 10 %
Assignments 10 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 20 %

Additional information:
Intended for both research MA students and PhD candidates in the early phase of their research.
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.