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Writing a Research Proposal

Writing a Research proposal
By the end of this course, you will have: (1) Decided on your research topic (if not already known), (2) Identified a research question within your topic and prepared an hypothesis (if applicable), (3) Evaluated your experimental approach, (4) Prepared a plan for your research, (5) Set short-term and long-term goals, (6) Improved your ability to write in academic (scientific) English, and (7) have written a research proposal
Finally, as English has become the de facto language of science, you will have opportunities to present and discuss your research in English with the Instructor and other students. Please click on the link at the very bottom of this page to view the course guidance video
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3912158
Writing a Research Proposal
マーティン・オブライエン
S1 S2
集中
マイリストに追加
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講義使用言語
英語
単位
2
実務経験のある教員による授業科目
NO
他学部履修
開講所属
農学生命科学研究科
授業計画
The first half of the course involves planning your research. In the second half you will write your research proposal (RP). All students will give a short presentation about their research in week 6. 1. How to find a research topic 2. Identify a research question 3. Evaluate your experimental approach 4. Plan your research 5. Set short-term and long-term goals 6. Seek feedback 7. Scientific writing 8. Introduction (RP) 9. Statement of the problem (RP) 10. Literature review (RP) 11. Method (RP) 11. Peer editing the Method (RP) 12. Significance/Implications (RP) 13. Plan of work & anticipated results (RP) Class schedule is subject to change
授業の方法
Class lectures, group discussions and pair work ***Important*** This course will be conducted online using Zoom in S2023
成績評価方法
Research proposal (50%), attendance (20%), online quizzes (15%), and presentation (15%) Students will need to submit their Research proposal to pass this course. There is no final exam. Students will be encouraged to submit writing assignments most weeks to get feedback from the Instructor but this will NOT be mandatory or graded. However, to receive feedback, all assignments must be submitted on time. If you think you will be late to submit an assignment, just continue to work on it more and submit it to the Instructor one week later
教科書
No textbook is needed.
参考書
1. Experimental Design for Life Sciences (3rd Edition) - Graeme D. Ruxton & Nick Colegrave 2. Intuitive Biostatistics (3rd Edition) - Harvey Motulsky
履修上の注意
A Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural science or a Biology-related subject is required before taking this course ***Important*** Because of the limited number of places available on this course, ALL students must complete and submit the Application form within the application period shown below. Application form: https://forms.gle/***** (If the above link does not work, to obtain the application form scan the QR code (available on the course posters on Yayoi campus and in the course guidance video) or alternatively email Prof. O`Brien to receive a link to the form) Application period: March 27th - April 3rd 2023 (late applications are accepted if places are available) Notification: Receive a notification by email that you have secured a place on the course by April 4th Number of students: 15
その他
All course material will be available to students on the course website