FAG3173 Essay in Self-reflexive Methodology 4.5 credits

Uppsats i självreflexiv metodologi

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course consists of individual essay writing and seminar discussions. The examination will be based on an assessment of the final essay as well as active participation in the examination seminar.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the students should have

- ability to produce a text in which s/he critically reflects over her own research practice, with a basis in self-reflexive methodology

- ability to reason in writing around how social complexity affects the preconditions for her/his own research endeavor

- ability to identify and assess the epistemological and ethical challenges relating to a specific research project

- outline in writing how her/his research approach relates to different epistemological and scientific ideals

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Same as for admission to PhD studies

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Se kurs-PM

Examination and completion

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P, F

Examination *

  • HEM1 - Home Assignment, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

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

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Jonathan Metzger

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ABE/Urban and Regional Studies

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Third cycle

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Jonathan Metzger jonathan.metzger@abe.kth.se

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.

Supplementary information

The course is primarily developed as a complement and extension to FAG3165.

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Postgraduate courses at ABE/Urban and Regional Studies