Comparative Labor Studies 1 University of Tsukuba
Participants would make presentations on the articles they study or on their own thesis. We would discuss the topic in a small group, from the viewpoint of comparative historical analysis of the labor relations. Participants are required to prepare about 4 to 6 pages paper for their presentations in Japanese or English. The research questions, the logic structure and used materials would be examined in the discussion with all the participants. During this course participants would be encouraged to read needed articles and materials, constitute and rearrange the thesis’s structure, and finally to prepare for the master thesis.
Through the presentation and discussion of each presenter and the lectures after that, participants can have further understandings on how to write the master thesis.
Universal competences of communication, internationalities, and knowledge empowerment, and specialized competences, research and specialized knowledge are related.
Eagerness to complete the paper.
Presentation (50%) and paper required(50%)
Students make presentations.Orientation, basic guidance, deciding the presentersFrom 2nd to 10th, comments and discussions will follow the the presentations of each students, focusing (1) Presentation and discussion, focusing on the problem-setting .(2) Research survey and research question(3) Research survey and research question (4) Research design and research method(4)Research materials(5) Research schedule(6)Research schedule(7) Forms of footnotes and bibliography(8) Frequent problems(9) Application to academic conferences and journals.
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