Full course description
This module offers students an opportunity to practice and apply academic writing and research skills, and prepares students for their research internship. To achieve this, a series of assignments, workshops, and lectures will be scheduled in the 3rd period (four weeks). In addition, students will be encouraged to consider their future career. The following topics and activities will be covered:
- conducting literature reviews;
- using Endnote;
- choosing a research design;
- selecting appropriate statistical methods;
- managing data and applying statistics;
- writing a research proposal using academic writing;
- providing peer feedback on a research proposals;
- understanding research ethics and applying for approval from the ERCPN;
- planning for future career.
This module is not applicable for students of the Master Neuropsychology that complete a clinical internship.
- students are able to execute a literature review;
- students are able to use Endnote;
- students are able to select a research design and corresponding methods for a research project;
- students understand and apply statistical techniques;
- students can explain characteristics of academic writing and are able to implement and apply that knowledge to the writing of a research proposal;
- students are able to execute a peer review that is both constructive and encouraging;
- students recognize ethical aspects of conducting research and are able to complete an ethics application;
- students are able to produce a research proposal;
- students recognize career perspectives for their future.