Conducting and Publishing Scholarly Research

SemesterSoSe 2013

Donnerstag, 10:00-18:00, Einzel: 20.06.2013
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Freitag, 10:00-18:00, Einzel: 21.06.2013
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117

Muntermann, Jan, Prof. Dr.
Gregory, Robert Wayne, Prof. Dr.
Hirschheim, Rudy, Prof.

Course content at a glance:
The purpose of this course is to improve participant skills of doing scholarly research which involves the art of theory building, research design, communicating research, and evaluating research. Each workshop participant will critically analyze one article in his/her chosen research area, and present this analysis in class where they will lead class discussion.

Learning objectives:

  • Get an overview of Philosophy of Science
  • Learn the principles of doing scholarly research and getting it published
  • Knowing what makes a good research paper
  • Learn about the publication process including samples of the process
  • Learning how to conduct a review of a scholarly publication

Seminar organization:
A specific agenda will be distributed to all registered participants. In addition to full participation in the two-day seminar, each student will have to prepare a written review of a selected article. Some of the students will be selected to present their review in front of the seminar group. Specific reviewing criteria will be provided by the instructor to all registered participants.

Registration: starts as of now and should be done as soon as possible. There is no specific deadline for registration, but student applications will be selected on a "first come first serve" basis. For applications, please an email to Dr. Robert Wayne Gregory, indicating your name, student identification number, the chair/doctoral father, and further contact details.