Designed to facilitate writing of honors thesis through methodological and bibliographical research. Required of honors candidates.
This course is designed as a workshop to facilitate the writing of an honors thesis prospectus which will culminate in the completion of the thesis by the end of the following academic year. Students will learn to construct research questions and design research plans in a series of written assignments, leading to the completion of an honors thesis prospectus.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Required of honors thesis students
Class assignments and grading
Short writing assignments and 20 page prospectus
a) Writing assignments that are first drafts corresponding to the parts of the honors thesis prospectus. (b) Final draft of the prospectus (c) written peer reports (d) seminar participation