Introduction to scientific economics
|Course code module||FTEBAWA200|
|Study load (hours)||84|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 1st semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
- PC experience is desired
- General education in economics
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
The seminar aims at making the students acquainted with academic research in an economic context. The emphasis is laid on the skills to trace academic references and to select them critically. We also focus on the compilation of lists of academic references in accordance with formal requirements. The students should also be able to write an academic report in a critical way.
3. Course content
The seminar deals with different ways of checking academic information as to themes of management and business economics and to evaluate the objectivity and relevance of the sources. We also deal with the use of internationally accepted formal requirements with respect to the quotation of sources. Social skills of students will be sharpened in this way.
Staff members will supervise the students when writing their reports. The students are able to acquire necessary PC skills (internet, word processing, spreadsheet).
4. Teaching method
Personal work: Assignments - individualSupervised self-study
5. Assessment method
Written assignment: Without oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
7. Recommended reading - study material
- Mark Saunders, Philip Lewis en Adrian Thornhill, 'Methoden en technieken van onderzoek', Amsterdam, Pearson Education Benelux, 2004.
- Philip Weaver, 'Success in your project. A guide to student system development projects', Harlow e.a., Prentice Hall, 2004.
laatste aanpassing: last update: 01/06/2006 01:01 ecampus