2023 Exercises in Research Literacy 2

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Graduate major in Technology and Innovation Management
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Course description and aims

This course aims to acquire the literacy required to conduct research and write project reports in the technology and innovation management management professional degree programme. Students learn how to select a research topic, investigate previous studies, design research, conduct research and report the results, as well as learning about research ethics.

Student learning outcomes

By this course, students will understand:
(1) What is research and research type.
(2) How to conduct literature survey, determine research theme, make research plan.
(3) Research methods corresponding to research type.
(4) How to present research and write academic paper
(5) Research ethics


Literature search; Research design; Presentation; Research ethics

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Will be explained in the first introductory class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction Learn research type and process
Class 2 Conducting research (1) Analytical research Learn research design, methods and tools for analytical research
Class 3 Conducting research (2) Design and action research Learn research design, methods and tools for design and action research
Class 4 Conducting research (2) Theoritical and methodological research Learn research design, methods and tools for theoritical and methodological research
Class 5 Presentation and report Learn academic writing and presentation
Class 6 Research ethics Learn research ethics
Class 7 Literature survey and presentation Learn literature survey method

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class. They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


Not assigned.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Not assigned.

Assessment criteria and methods

Will be explained in the first introductory class.

Related courses

  • TIM.Z491 : Seminar on Technology and Innovation Management S1
  • TIM.Z492 : Seminar on Technology and Innovation Management F1

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisite

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