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Master 2023/2024

Mentor's Seminar

Area of studies: Psychology
When: 1 year, 1-4 module
Mode of studies: offline
Open to: students of one campus
Master’s programme: Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition
Language: English
ECTS credits: 2
Contact hours: 12

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The purpose of the seminar is to individually help students with the aim of developing their careers, identifying points of their professional growth. The work at the seminar will help determine research interests, navigate the labor market in the field of education and assessment. The focus of the first year of the seminar will be on the networking strategies and extending networking practice in the field of academia and EdTech.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • - to make students familiar with the directions of individual academic development in HSE
  • - to make students familiar with the current directions of the study in Cognitive Sciences and Neuroscience fields
  • - to develop analytical skills in application to cognitive and neuroscience research
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Students should be able to understand the concept of research ethics and possible consequences of fraud and plagiarism
  • Students are able to use sources responsibly for argument support, avoid plagiarism of any nature, and format their text properly in the APA style.
  • students get familiar with opportunities of academic development in HSE
  • Students are able to identify their scientific interests
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Directions of an academic development
  • Basics of scientific work in cognitive sciences
  • Work on individual plans of academic development
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Participation (Q&A)
  • non-blocking Essay on career path and research topic
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 4th module
    The grade is given as 0.5*(Essay grade) + 0,5 (participation grade)
  • 2024/2025 3rd module
    Final grade = 1 year's grade*0.5 + 0.5* (participation, 2nd year)
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Darr, T. (2019). Combating Plagiarism: A Hands-On Guide for Librarians, Teachers, and Students. Santa Barbara, California: Libraries Unlimited. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2249275
  • Writing empirical research reports : a basic guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences, Pyrczak, F., 2017

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Self, R. (2016). Giving effective academic presentations. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.EB2D8CDD