150056 VU Graduate Research Skills in East Asian Studies (2019S)
- Registration is open from Fr 01.02.2019 10:00 to Mo 25.02.2019 10:00
- Deregistration possible until Fr 22.03.2019 10:00
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Please note that class sessions on 8 March and 10 May will be re-scheduled.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
• Literature review on a given topic (50%)
• Critical reflection on the research process (25%)
• Citation exercise (25%)The literature review counts as a minimum requirement (“Mindestanforderung”) and must therefore be passed in order to achieve an overall pass for the course.Active participation in discussions and in-class exercises is integral to students’ success. As such, regular participation in class is mandatory with the following penalties applied to students who miss class sessions: the final grade of students who miss up to three classes over the course of the semester will remain unchanged; four absences will result in the final grade being reduced by one full grade; fives absences will be reduced by two full grades; and so forth.
Davies, Martin Brett. Doing a Successful Research Project Using Qualitative of Quantitative Methods. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Lester, James D. and James D. Lester, Jr. Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide. New York: Longman, 2002.
Moore, Sarah, Colin Neville, Maura Murphy and Cornelia Connolly. The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook. Maidenhead: Open University Press, 2010.All assigned readings should be reviewed before class.