HTIS64 Master's Thesis Seminar in Human-Technology Interaction (Starting Spring term) 5 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Human-Technology Interaction
Faculty of Communication Sciences

Learning outcomes

After the course the student:
- can formulate and define a clear research question and relate it to earlier research,
- can implement a methodologically sound research setup that answers the research question posed in the definition phase,
- can analyze the research results appropriately in relation to the research question,
- understands the importance of analyzing the backrground literature,
- understands the importance of focus and time management in research projects,
- can give constructive criticism and utilize criticism to improve scientific writing,
- understands the importance of the quality of written presentation in scientific work and that each individual needs to take the personal responsibility of the quality of writing and continuous development of his or her writing skills.

General description

Please note: in practice, this seminar is running continuously, and you can join the course also other times than September and January. Also, it is expected that you will participate in the seminar until you have finished your thesis.

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Teachers

Markku Turunen, Teacher responsible
Markku.Turunen[├Ąt]uta.fi

Teaching

22-Jan-2019 – 31-May-2019
Seminar
Wed 16-Jan-2019 at 9-12, Pinni B, SimSpace
Wed 13-Feb-2019 at 9-12, Pinni B, SimSpace
Wed 13-Mar-2019 at 9-12, Pinni B, SimSpace
Wed 10-Apr-2019 at 9-12, Pinni B, SimSpace
Wed 15-May-2019 at 9-12, Pinni B, SimSpace

Further information

Participation in classroom work and seminar and intermediate reports on the progress of the thesis work. Seminar continues on Fall term.

Who can participate

If you are planning to start your thesis or already working with it and you aim to finish the thesis in approximately one year, this seminar is for you.

You do not need to have a supervisor when the seminar begins. The first thing in the seminar will be topic selection and supervisor assignment.

The seminar has montly meetings, each lasting two and half hours. In each meeting, every student makes a presentation of his/her work and progress. Templates for each meeting will be given in the moodle. In addition, all pariticpants need to return a draft version of their thesis before each meeting.

There will be four (autumn) + five or six (spring) meetings. In order to get credits, students need to return their thesis and participate in all meetings (absence can be compensated with a separate agreement beforehand). There is also a remote connection possibility.

This is a Moodle course, all communication takes place in the course Moodle.