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Research Essay

01PTBLU

A.A. 2019/20

Course Language

Inglese

Course degree

1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Architecture - Torino

Course structure
Teaching Hours
Teachers
Teacher Status SSD h.Les h.Ex h.Lab h.Tut Years teaching
Teaching assistant
Espandi

Context
SSD CFU Activities Area context
*** N/A *** 6 D - A scelta dello studente A scelta dello studente
A supervised “Research Essay” is worth 6 ECTS credits (1 ECTS credit is equal to 25 hours of work). Students should select “Research Essay” in their course workload. The Research Essay is supervised by and coordinated with a tutor affiliated to the Collegio di Architettura. Students will define with the tutor the topic of the essay. The DPA referee will register the credits upon verification with the tutor of the final evaluation of the essay.
A supervised "Research Essay" is worth 6 ECTS credits (1 ECTS credit is equal to 25 hours of work). Students should select "Research Essay" in their course workload. The Research Essay is supervised by and coordinated with a tutor affiliated to the Collegio di Architettura. Students will define with the tutor the topic of the essay. The DPA referee will register the credits upon verification with the tutor of the final evaluation of the essay.
The learning outcomes of the research essay are for students to: - gain deeper knowledge of a specific issue concerning one or more disciplines among those that characterise the DPA learning pathway. - gain the autonomous capability of writing and discussing on specific issues, which is instrumental to future research work.
The learning outcomes of the research essay are for students to: - gain deeper knowledge of a specific issue concerning one or more disciplines among those that characterise the DPA learning pathway. - gain the autonomous capability of writing and discussing on specific issues, which is instrumental to future research work.
A basic knowledge in the discipline chosen for the essay is required.
A basic knowledge in the discipline chosen for the essay is required.
The research essay is a 6CFU optional activity and therefore, its development should be consistent with a workload of approximately 150 work hours. The topic of the research essay is discussed and agreed between the student and the tutor. The tutor is responsible feasibility of the research and its program. It is recommended that the student choose its topic among those forwarded/suggested by the tutor. The research essay, once completed, will be evaluated and discussed with the teacher/tutor, who will grade the essay. The grade will be then registered by the Referente del Corso di Study (degree supervisor), just as any other exam.
The research essay is a 6CFU optional activity and therefore, its development should be consistent with a workload of approximately 150 work hours. The topic of the research essay is discussed and agreed between the student and the tutor. The tutor is responsible feasibility of the research and its program. It is recommended that the student choose its topic among those forwarded/suggested by the tutor. The research essay, once completed, will be evaluated and discussed with the teacher/tutor, who will grade the essay. The grade will be then registered by the Referente del Corso di Study (degree supervisor), just as any other exam.
How to start: Students should contact a tutor and propose or agree on a research topic. Research Activity: students are recommended to systematically collect and organise literature references, drawings, photos, etc. Bibliographic references: students have to set up their specific bibliography with reference to the selected research topic. Evaluation: The research essay is positively completed if the tutor's evaluation range from 18/30 to 30/30. The grade will reflect the overall quality of the research, but also the student's writing skills, the complexity and originality of the topic, the competence shown in the specific discipline, the student's autonomy. .
How to start: Students should contact a tutor and propose or agree on a research topic. Research Activity: students are recommended to systematically collect and organise literature references, drawings, photos, etc. Bibliographic references: students have to set up their specific bibliography with reference to the selected research topic. Evaluation: The research essay is positively completed if the tutor's evaluation range from 18/30 to 30/30. The grade will reflect the overall quality of the research, but also the student's writing skills, the complexity and originality of the topic, the competence shown in the specific discipline, the student's autonomy.


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