Bachelor Thesis Seminar 1
level of course unit
Learning outcomes of course unit
Students are able to develop a project out of a task and solve it within the project time frame by using academic methods and relevant real-life tools as well as to document this process on their own in a piece of academic writing.
Graduates are able to:
- define and academically analyze a topic from the fields web-based technologies, web business or related areas and to develop a research question on their own.
- carry out the academic working process in an autonomous and self-organized way.
- present and discuss the outcomes of their work in the seminar.
- make use of the available resources in a professional and purposeful way (esp. time management, research skills).
- produce a Bachelor thesis which meets the criteria of academic work and the formal standards of the respective guidelines (improvement of expression skills).
prerequisites and co-requisites
Successfully completed courses of the previous semester
Students provide regular progress reports on their second Bachelor thesis (consultation with tutor). In the Bachelor seminar they hold short presentations to report about the current work progress and discuss their work results together. Their tutor supports them with the writing of this second Bachelor thesis by providing advice and sample documents.
recommended or required reading
- Bänsch, Axel: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Seminar- und Diplomarbeiten. - München [u.a.]: Oldenbourg, 2009
- Eco, Umberto: Wie man eine wissenschaftliche Abschlussarbeit schreibt.- UTB Facultas Universitätsverlag, 2010
- Chalmers, Alan: Wege der Wissenschaft.- Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, 2007
- Leopold-Wildburger, U.; Schütze, J.: Verfassen und Vortragen: Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten und Vorträge leicht gemacht. - Berlin [u.a.]: Springer, 2002
assessment methods and criteria
Academic homework assignment (Bachelor thesis 1)
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planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion
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