Dissertation seminar

llmod2190  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Dissertation seminar
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
Q1 and Q2
Language
French
Prerequisites
Language level B2+
Main themes
This seminar is part of the scientific supervision provided by the dissertation supervisor and is aimed at ensuring student autonomy in the writing of their dissertation. It allows students to assess their progress in their research and enables the supervisor to offer feedback and advice.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1. Define a relevant research project in the framework of the Master's dissertation.
 
2. Master the chief methods of collecting and treating data.
 
3. Fittingly use epistemological, methodological and editorial propositions in the framework of the Master's dissertation.
 
Content
Introduction to specific methodologies according to the chosen discipline.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Students should contact their supervisors. The differences between the disciplines and topics taught in LMOD imply that the teaching methods depend on the topic of the dissertation. The supervisors may organize traditional seminars or offer one-on-one encounters with the students.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Students should contact their supervisors. The differences between disciplines and topics taught in LMOD imply that evaluation methods have to be adapted according to the chosen dissertation topic. Evaluation may consist in the participation to a poster day, the draft of a first chapter, the elaboration of a corpus and a reasoned bibliography, etc.
Other information
Students should look into and carefully examine previous dissertations. The chosen supervisor will guide the student.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : German, Dutch and English

Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : General