TAHS112 Theory for Master's Thesis (5 cr)
The course supports planning and execution of the master's thesis by helping to find theoretical literature suitable for the topic, to comprehend the importance of theory in research and to amplify theoretical knowledge and gain insight into the qualities of one’s own research.
Classes (only in Finnish) and independent work (essays or exam).
Active participation in teaching and completion of agreed upon exercises. The evaluation criteria will be given in more detail in the syllabus.
After completing the course unit the student
• knows how to reflect on the role and importance of theory in her/his Master’s thesis,
• is able to choose theoretical literature to support her/his argumentation,
• can argue for the theoretical choices and solutions in the context of her/his investigation.
The language of instruction will be stated in the syllabus
Description of prerequisites
Besides students of art history and art education, also students working on culture and cultural environment or visual materials are welcome, especially if they want to reflect upon theory and its significance in their study and learn to relate their own topic, from different points of view, to a broader context.
Teaching (5 cr)
Independent study (5 cr)
Esseesuorituksesta sovitaan vastuuopettajan kanssa.
Exam (5 cr)
henkilökohtainen e-tentti, ota yhteyttä vastuuopettajaan sopiaksesi tentistä