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Developing Your Research Project

There are no specific course requirements, other than a curious disposition and desire to undertake some academic research. You can use the hashtag #FLcuriosity to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Academic research: principles and definition
  • Drafting and developing research proposals
  • Gathering information from literature and from findings
  • Research methods: choosing an appropriate methodology
  • Academic reading and note taking
  • Referencing, plagiarism, and academic integrity
  • Academic writing: organising sources, structuring essays
  • Academic writing: summarising a research project into an abstract
  • Academic presentations: preparation and delivery
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Rating 4.0 based on 6 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Effort 1 hours per week
Starts Mar 4 (8 weeks ago)
Cost $44
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Instructors Emma Thompson, Richard Penny, Jo Dixon, Manuel León, Keisha Taylor
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Language English
Subjects Personal Development
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Rating 4.0 based on 6 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Effort 1 hours per week
Starts Mar 4 (8 weeks ago)
Cost $44
From University of Southampton via FutureLearn
Instructors Emma Thompson, Richard Penny, Jo Dixon, Manuel León, Keisha Taylor
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Personal Development
Tags Study Skills

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