757 Research Seminar
- Study programme and level: Master’s joint study programme Management in Administration 2nd Cycle
- 1st year
- 8 ECTS
- Course type: Core course
- Lectures: /
- Seminar: /
- Other study activities: 10
- Individual work: 230
- Language: English, Serbian, Slovene
- Lecturer: /
1. Content (Syllabus outline)
- Research paper content and structure
- Writing language
- Choice and analysis of research topic
- Literature study, content analysis
- Justification of the research topic
- Research questions
- Hypothesis definition and testing
- Research planning and executing
- Research reporting
- Publication of research papers
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- Behrens, L., Rosen, L.J., 2011. A Sequence for Academic Writing, 5th ed. Longman.
- Association, M.L., 2009. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th Edition, 7th ed. Modern Language Association of America.
- Pasek, J., 2012. Writing the Empirical Social Science Research Paper, <http://www.apa.org/education/undergrad/empirical-social-science.pdf>, accessed 15.01.2013.
- USC, 2012. Organizing Your Social Sciences Research Paper, USC Libraries, <http://libguides.usc.edu/writingguide>, accessed 15.01.2013.
- Creedy, J., 2002. Starting Research and Writing a Research Paper. <http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---ed_emp/documents/publication/wcm_041862.pdf>, accessed 15.01.2013.
3. Objectives and competences
- recognizes and defines problem, asks research questions and/or thesis and defines research hypotheses,
- prepares research design and research project plan,
- executes the research, and defines the results,
- prepares scientific paper in IMrAD format,
- in paper writing uses formal language and appropriate writing style.
Student is able to:
- choose and to evaluate research topic and problem framework,
- plan the research and research project with all necessary elements,
- choose appropriate literature and prepare the review of previous research results,
- interpret the research results and discuss them,
- report results in the form of a research paper.
4. Intended learning outcomes:
- be able
- to design a small empirical research, to execute the research project and interpret gained results,
- to prepare research results in form suitable for understanding and verification of the research results that are acceptable for the publicity in the relevant publications,
- to write scientific paper for publication in chosen scientific journal
- to review scientific work of other authors.
5. Learning and teaching methods:
- research work
Method of assessment is determined by the type of work (liabilities) student:
report on research work
Paper published in a scientific or professional publication.