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NYT (Performing Scientific Research)

IIS students please note that NYT is called Research Seminar NCC 1701 in some version of your degree program.

Module summary

TitleNailing your Thesis
SynopsisThis course teaches students how to perform scientific research for their final thesis or a research paper.
Syllabushttps://goo.gl/sJ9wm5
Schedulehttps://goo.gl/VqoFO (includes link to registration)
LanguageEnglish
ModulesOSS-NYT-VUE (4 SWS, 5 ECTS)
OSS-NYT-PROJ (2 SWS, 5 ECTS)
OSS-NYT-VUE+PROJ (6 SWS, 10 ECTS)
PlaylistsMain lectures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ2ODVSeOYlUnTPO8l-duMolZ1bo7FdJ2
Supplementals: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHpdeBoVO57i09FFwraZxeZLy7jRvTxE7

Module description

ModulbezeichnungOSS-NYT (Nailing your Thesis)
DozentenProf. Dr. Dirk Riehle, M.B.A.
Inhalt

This course teaches students how to perform scientific research for their final thesis or a research paper. The goal is to prepare students for a Bachelor or Master research thesis.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Science and society
  • The research process
  • Exploratory research
  • Confirmatory research
  • Writing a thesis/paper
  • The scientific community

Students can choose one or both of two components:

  • VUE (lecture + exercise), 4 SWS, 5 ECTS. VUE combines lectures with homework and exercises. VUE is run as a 3h block.
  • PROJ (small research project), 2 SWS, 5 ECTS. In PROJ, students perform a small research project, either individually or in teams. The available projects will be presented at the beginning of the course. Students perform the research, write a paper, and hold a presentation about their work.

The overall schedule can be found at https://goo.gl/VqoFO . Please sign up for the course on StudOn (link accessible through schedule spreadsheet) as soon as possible.

Lernziele und
Kompetenzen
  • Understand how to perform research
  • Understand how to write a research thesis
Studien- und
Prüfungsleistungen
  • Exercise participation
  • Homework assignments
  • Project work
UnterrichtsspracheEnglish
Vorbereitende
Literatur
The syllabus, schedule, literature, and more can be found at http://nythesis.com
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