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DT8806 - ISSE Research Topics and Academic Writing

About

New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
work 100/100

Course content

The course introduces new PhD candidates to research traditions in the ISSE group. Course participants will learn how to write academic papers in research areas relevant to ISSE. In this way, the course will give a general introduction to topics, methods, and communities within ISSE's research areas. How to give and receive academic feedback, research grant application writing, and how to pursue a future career through the PhD will also be covered.

Learning outcome

• Knowledge: The candidate will acquire knowledge of: -Academic writing as genre and process. -Basics of applying for grants. • Skills: The candidate will acquire skills on: -Organizing the writing process. -Formulating research questions. -Crafting an argument. -Reviewing a domain. -Effective use of presentation devices (tables, figures, pictures, graphs). -Being a reviewer of other scholars' work. • General competence: -Overview of research topics within ISSE. -General overview of career trajectories after PhD.

Learning methods and activities

Seminars, self-study, individual assignments, and workshops. Students will write an academic paper that is submitted for peer review and revised based on the review as part of the course. This paper will form the basis for a research grant proposal draft

Further on evaluation

Retake of the course will require new participation/deliverables in all activities.

Required previous knowledge

DT8111 Empirical research methods in IT and digitalization. The two courses can be taken in parallel.

Course materials

Relevant papers and book chapters.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Computer and Information Science
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD work 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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