Introduction to Academic Research in Political Sciences

Course Information
TitleΕισαγωγή στην Εκπόνηση Επιστημονικής Εργασίας / Introduction to Academic Research in Political Sciences
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
SchoolPolitical Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAntonios Papaoikonomou
Course ID100001503

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Politikṓn Epistīmṓn 2023-sīmera

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students should have developed the ability to: Form hypotheses and research questions Design realistic plan for scientific research Use the right methodological tools Write a complete scientific paper Present in an accurate and understandable way to others the result of their work
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Finding bibliographic sources: searching in electronic services – searching in University Libraries – Choosing the topic - Formulating the main hypothesis – Structure and outline of the text - Deploying sections - Plagiarism – Writing styles - Citation Systems - Research Methodology – Creating a questionnaire - Conclusions and presentation
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
Reading Assigment41.251.5
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities13.750.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. P. Dunleavy: Η διδακτορική διατριβή. Οργάνωση Σχεδιασμός, συγγραφή, ολοκλήρωση. Αθήνα. Εκδόσεις Πλέθρον. 2006. 2. Π. Λατινόπουλος: "Τα πρώτα βήματα στην έρευνα" εκδόσεις Κριτική Α.Ε. Αθήνα. 2010
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