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408044S Thesis Seminar, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 408044S  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Thesis Seminar  Abbreviation Thesis Seminar 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline2505 Education 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Faculty of Education 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS + 30 ECTS Thesis

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish and English (especially in the ITE programme)

 
Timing 

4th and 5th years

 
Learning outcomes 

Ther student

  • gets practice in using the basic concepts of his/her branch of science and knows how to determine and analyze the main research results in his/her fierld of science and how to evaluate them in relation to his/her own research
  • masters the research methods chosen by him/herself and is able to describe the scientific traditions of the educational and social sciences, especially education and educational psychology
  • knows how to compose alone, in pairs or in a group an educational thesis that show familiarity with its topic and proves a readiness for scientific thinking
  • knows how to evaluate studies made by others and take part in scientific debate and defend his/her own thesis
 
Contents 

5 credits: seminar session and 30 credits: writing a thesis

1. Composing your own research plan and presenting it in a seminar.

2. Presenting an international (or domestic) refereed article related to your own thesis in a seminar (to be agreed on with the supervisor)

3. Presenting an intermediate stage of your own thesis (e.g. methodological solutions/basis of analysis - to be agreed on with the supervisor)

4. Presenting your Master's thesis and responding to an opponent's criticisms.

5. Acting as on opponent to another stduent's thesis

6. Other activivties in the seminars

7. Finishing your own thesis 

 

 
Mode of delivery 

Seminar and supervision meetings agreed on with the supervisor

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Seminars and supervision

 
Target group 

Students in the Faculty of Education

 
Recommended or required reading 

To be agreed on at the start of the study module.

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Method: Active participation in seminars, completion of individual assignments and successful completion of the assignments connected with the seminar (5 credits). A major effort is the Master's thesis (30 credits), with criteria on the faculty website http://www.oulu.fi/ktk/opinnaytetyot.

 
Grading 

0-5

For the assessment criteria, see the faculty website target=_blank>http://www.oulu.fi/edu/theses.

 
Person responsible 

Hannu Heikkinen and the leaders of thesis groups

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Marjatta Takala  15.08.20 -05.05.21
Registration Thesis Seminar  Course  Ari Kivelä  01.09.20 -31.05.21
Registration Thesis Seminar  Course  Johanna Hiitola  01.09.20 -31.05.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Kimmo Kontio  02.09.20 -02.06.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Virve Keränen,
Minna Uitto 
02.09.20 -28.04.21
registration period has ended Master's Thesis Seminar/LET  Course  Hanna Järvenoja  02.09.20 -05.05.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Teemu Suorsa  03.09.20 -22.04.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Pirjo Suvilehto  04.09.20 -07.05.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Susanna Takalo  07.09.20 -03.05.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Sari Harmoinen,
Jari Laru 
08.09.20 -04.05.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Hannu Matti Sakari Heikkinen  08.09.20 -27.04.21
Registration Thesis Seminar/Safety and social justice in school  Course  Maija-Liisa Lanas  09.09.20 -12.05.21
registration period has ended Graduseminaari/Varhaiskasvatus, opettajuus ja työyhteisöt  Course  Outi Kristiina Ylitapio-Mäntylä  09.09.20 -21.04.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Vesa Puuronen  09.09.20 -28.04.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Mirka Hintsanen  09.09.20 -05.05.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar/EDGE  Course  Sääskilahti, Minna Susanna  09.09.20 -05.05.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Taina Kyrönlampi  11.09.20 -07.05.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Jokela, Nina Birgitta,
Pirkko Paananen-Vitikka,
Katja Sutela 
14.09.20 -26.04.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Pinola Timo  14.09.20 -03.05.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar/Oppiminen ja Oppimisprosessit erilaisissa oppimisen konteksteissa   Course  Jonna Malmberg  15.09.20 -16.03.21
registration period has ended Thesis Seminar  Course  Kielinen, Marko Esa Juhani  16.09.20 -05.05.21
  A/S Masters Thesis Seminar (EdGlo 1st and 2nd year)  Course  Elina Lehtomäki,
Audrey Paradis 
17.09.20 -15.04.21
Registration Thesis seminar  Course  Pauliina Rautio  29.09.20 -29.04.21

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