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Academic papers and theses - to write and present and to act as an opponent

Björklund, Maria LU and Paulsson, Ulf LU (2014)
Abstract
An educational method that is becoming all the more common at colleges and universities is that of the seminar. In the seminar, students write academic papers and reports, present them, and act as opponents on each other’s work. The book covers all the sections that are normally included in the seminar. The learning environment of the seminar is based on a scientific way of thinking and on scientific methods. With its point of departure in this foundation, the book aims to provide easily accessible information and advice about the ways in which academic work can be organized and carried out. Furthermore, the book takes up issues regarding layout, presentation of one’s work, opposition, and cheating, as well as criteria used to assess... (More)
An educational method that is becoming all the more common at colleges and universities is that of the seminar. In the seminar, students write academic papers and reports, present them, and act as opponents on each other’s work. The book covers all the sections that are normally included in the seminar. The learning environment of the seminar is based on a scientific way of thinking and on scientific methods. With its point of departure in this foundation, the book aims to provide easily accessible information and advice about the ways in which academic work can be organized and carried out. Furthermore, the book takes up issues regarding layout, presentation of one’s work, opposition, and cheating, as well as criteria used to assess academic papers and theses.



The book is intended for use on first-cycle levels at university colleges and universities, and within other forms of post-secondary school education.



There is also a Swedish version of the book with the title: Seminarieboken – att skriva, presentera och opponera. (Less)
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Method, methodolgy, academic, papers, theses
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Higher Education
Popular Science
pages
151 pages
publisher
Studentlitteratur AB
ISBN
9789144093765
language
English
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yes
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574febf6-43b8-4086-9ab6-20afc46c2632 (old id 4391505)
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2014-04-09 12:34:03
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The book is intended for use on first-cycle levels at university colleges and universities, and within other forms of post-secondary school education.<br/><br>
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There is also a Swedish version of the book with the title: Seminarieboken – att skriva, presentera och opponera.},
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