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Learning outcomes of the course
- is able to identify development needs and problem areas in his/her own field of study and work, and knows how to design a research & development project and implement it as a thesis
- knows how to use reliable information from various sources in establishing the foundation and parameters of the thesis
- is able to apply professional knowledge in and choose appropriate research & development methods and practices for his/her thesis
- Process and procedures for the thesis
- Thesis topic and statement of the thesis problem as as a proposal
- Drafting and presentation of the thesis plan
- Source-critical information retrieval
- Academic writing and the formulation of a theoretical framework
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Sufficient familiarity with one's own professional field and research and development methods.
Assessment criteria, passed/failed
Pass (S) The students are able to identify development needs and problem areas in his/her own field of study and work in cooperation with working life • develops an appropriate research & development project into a thesis by applying information, methods and behavioral skills acquired from the field • knows how to retrieve, process and critically evaluate information, theories, concepts, methods and principles from his/her own field • is able to compile a research-based body of knowledge and cite sources in accordance with JAMK's instructions • is able to apply professional expertise to and select appropriate research & development methods and practices for his/her research & development work • is capable of taking responsibility for group learning and knowledge sharing The thesis is evaluated summatively following its completion and presentation, on a five-point scale according to thesis-specific criteria: 5 (Excellent), 4 (Very good), 3 (Good), 2 (Satisfactory) and 1 (Adequate).