mmeth1119  2021-2022  Mons

5 credits
15.0 h + 30.0 h
Q1 and Q2
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Main themes
This seminar introduces the student to the development of critical thinking, at the heart of university teaching; several themes are addressed: preconceptions, decoding of discourse, evaluation of the quality of sources, scientific approach, overview of data analysis methods.
The seminar supports students in writing a short individual essay on current issues that respects the codes of academic text writing. The elaboration of the work implies for each student a cross practice on the following aspects:
- The development of a research question
- Research and critical confrontation of sources
- The analysis of a disciplinary theme
- Critical reflection based on a disciplinary theme
- The use of the written French language for the drafting of an academic document
Aims

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

1 At the end of this learning unit, the student will be able to (specific AA):
- to show an increased intellectual autonomy in documentary research and criticism of sources;
- to elaborate and transmit a personal production meeting the academic criteria in his/her discipline;
- to demonstrate a spirit of synthesis in the way of dealing with a problem.
 
Bibliography
- COULON A. (1997), Le métier d'étudiant. L'entrée dans la vie universitaire, Paris, PUF
- HANNAN A., SILVER H. (2000), Innovating in Higher Education, SRHE and Open University Press
- QUIVY R., VAN CAMPENHOUDT L. (2006), Manuel de recherche en sciences sociales, [3e éd.], Paris, Dunod
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Information and Communication

Bachelor in Human and Social Sciences

Bachelor in Political Sciences: General