Academic Research

- Introduction to academic writing; - finding and selecting topics, framing research questions and hypotheses, structuring and conceptualising an academic paper, literature, finding information in libraries and the Internet, library catalogues and databases; - formal layout of academic papers (formatting, bibliographic citations, plagiarisms) and academic language; - support in writing the bachelor thesis 1

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Haslehner/Springler/Wala (current edition): Bachelor- und Diplomarbeiten an Fachhochschulen , Lexis Nexis ARD Orac; Karmasin M., Ribing R. (current edition): Die Gestaltung wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten, Facultas

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Practice class: Input and activities, presentations and discussions

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment (based on the quality of students' assignments, presentations etc.)

Infos

Degree programme

Project Management & IT (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

4 SS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

Upon successful completion, students will be able to research a specific subject area and develop a corresponding research question. They will be able to select, understand, analyse and evaluate relevant (academic) literature. Furthermore, they will be able to properly structure their own academic writing.

Course code

0387-17-03-VZ-DE-41