FAE3015 Supervision of Degree Project Students (Part 1) 1.5 credits

Handledning av examensarbete (del 1)

The aim of the course is to develope their skills as an adviser. After taking the course they should:

- have experience in writeing a research plan that is suitable for a degree project student

- have experience in advising students

- increased their basic communication skills in the research area

- increased their basic knowledge of how to give positive creative critisism

- increased their basic knowledge of techniques for wirting and orally presenting research results.

The course has four main parts:

1) defining and writing the scope of a research study for a degree project

2) advising meetings with the degree project student

3) discussions with their own adviser dealing with advising methods as well as the project process

4) evaluation of the student's work: the thesis, of the student's research process and their oral presentation.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course has four main parts:

  1. defining and writing the scope of a research study for a degree project
  2. advising meetings with the degree project student
  3. discussions with own advisor dealing with advising methods as well as the project process
  4. evaluation of the student's work: the thesis, of the student's research process and their oral presentation

The examination consists of an oral discussion between the research student and the main adviser of the degree project student of which they have co advised. A specific time should be booked for the examination discussion. Exactly what should be discussed at the examination discussion is described in detail in the course PM. Furthermore the student is to submit written documentation of the work done in the course. Exactly what this entails is also described in detail in the course PM but includes documentation of: - the examination discussion - the advisory meetings with the degree project student; - advisory meetings with the main supervisor of the student; evaluation of how their advising techniques worked; - problems they encountered; - means for solving the problems; - evaluation of how they may change their advisory techniques in the future in order to have better success.

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is to develop your skills as an adviser. After taking the course you should:

  • have excellent knowledge of how to write a research plan that is suitable for a degree project student
  • have excellent knowledge of advising students
  • increased basic communication skills in the research area
  • increased basic knowledge of how to give positive creative criticism
  • increased basic knowledge of techniques for writing and orally presenting research results

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Recommended prerequisites

The examination consists of an oral discussion between the research student and the main adviser of the degree project student of which they have co advised. A specific time should be booked for the examination discussion. Exactly what should be discussed at the examination discussion is described in detail in the course PM. Furthermore the student is to submit written documentation of the work done in the course. Exactly what this entails is also described in detail in the course PM but includes documentation of: - the examination discussion - the advisory meetings with the degree project student; - advisory meetings with their main adviser to the student; evaluation of how their advising techniques worked; - problems they encountered; - means for solving the problems; - evaluation of how they may change their advisory techniques in the future in order to have better success

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Assignment, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Participation in seminar discussions, solved exercise problems, completed project work assignment.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Elzbieta Plaza

Further information

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Offered by

ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Contact

Elzbieta Plaza

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

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Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering