- Code BIAN4009
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Biological Anthropology
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Biology
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2016
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This course will facilitate you with writing your thesis by providing feedback on your own writing and giving you the opportunity to evaluate the work of other students. By looking at the thesis in each of it's components and as a holistic document, we will highlight the importance of developing well thought out and coherent arguments based in current literature. It will also focus on how to accurately and appropriately justify the way you interpret your results. You will also learn the basics of scientific writing styles and discipline appropriate referencing.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the different components of a
thesis and how they fit together into one cohesive piece of work
- Critically evaluate these elements in relation to their work
and the work of others
- Demonstrate the ability to use scientific writing styles to articulate ideas and justify methodological approaches and literature used in a thesis.
2 x 1,500 word peer review assessments of student chapters (LO 1, 2)
2,000 word draft thesis chapter (LO 1, 3)
*Students will be permitted to re-use some or all of this work in their honours 4500 thesis subject to approval*
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2 contact hours per week plus work to make up 130 hours over the semester.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Completion of a cognate major.
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8992||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|