Assignment

50 words thesis

Submitted by Olga Koz on April 27th, 2022
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Short Description: 

The assignment supports students' ability to explain their research in less than 50 words effectively. Students briefly introduce themselves and their research projects by answering the following questions in the discussion board post:

Learning Outcomes: 

The objective is for students to summarize their doctoral dissertation research compellingly and develop research communication skills.

This assignment is a part of the course on the literature review design. It prepares students to conduct a literature review that aligns with the research question, topic, and design.

Discipline: 
Education

Information Literacy concepts:

Individual or Group:

Course Context (e.g. how it was implemented or integrated): 

The assignment is the part of the first module of the course, in which students introduce themselves, and their research is the first step in planning a literature review for a research proposal.

Students are asked to post the thesis on the discussion board, and other students are required to answer the questions:

1. What elements of the topic and research question are missing?

2. Would you recommend narrowing the topic?

3. Are research questions and design connected?

 

Assessment or Criteria for Success
Assessment Short Description: 
1. Students were able to submit research questions and designs aligned with each other. 2. Students include all required elements in the topic and question. 3. Students can notice mistakes in formulating research questions and topics. 2. Would you recommend narrowing the topic? 3. Are research questions and design connected?
Suggested Citation: 
Koz, Olga. "50 words thesis." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2022. https://www.projectcora.org/assignment/50-words-thesis.