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Note: my office hour for students is every Tuesday 12.30-1.30pm, room EM1.40.

Research Methods and Project Planning (F21RP)

2016 Schedule  : Location: EM 1.82

Class 1: wednesdays 14.15
Class 2: wednesdays 15.15
Class 3: wednesdays 16.15
Seminars:https://sites.google.com/site/csresearchseminarsathwu/ (MSc students are expected to attend CS Seminars)

Important: read the student guide to plagiarism

** Note:  you need to score 45% or above on this course to be permitted to continue to the full MSc dissertation **


NOTE: schedule is subject to change! ( * = confirmed)

Week 1,   wed 13 January
2.15 Course Introduction and Overview (Lemon): 30 mins  *
2.45-4.15 Literature Review (Sarah Kelly) - search 1 hour, referencing 30 mins   *
    
Week 2,    wed 20 January
2.15: Project Planning and Scheduling (Hastie)  *
3.15 Tutorial: Project planning exercise (Hastie)   *
4.15: Experimental Design and Statistical Methods (Lemon) *

Week 3,  wed 27 January
2.15- 4.15  Technical writing (Gabbay) *

Week 4,  wed 3 Feb
2.15:    Introduction to Evaluation (McNeill)   *
3.15:   Tutorial: Evaluation Exercise (Lemon)  * 
4.15     Tutorial: Experimental Design Exercise (Lemon)  *

Week 5,  wed 10 Feb
2.15   Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues (Taylor) *
3.15:  Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues (Taylor)  *
4.15:  Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues (Taylor) *

Week 6: 17th Feb :  
onwards: write your Research Report, and meet with your project supervisor
NO CLASSES
 
Week 7 : 24th Feb
2.15: Usability Design (Michaelson)    *
3.15  Attribution and Collaboration (Michaelson)   *
4.15  Tutorial: Attribution and Collaboration Exercise (Lemon) *


Week 10 : 16th March
Wednesday  2.15 - 4.15 : Technical Writing -- peer assessment session (Lemon + ??) *   

NOTE: participation in this session is worth 5% of your total mark. You must attend the class with a draft of your research report (minimum 10 pages long), which will be assessed by your peers.
*If you do not attend, or do not bring a draft document, you will be unable to obtain the marks for this part of the course* 


Final Deadline:         1st  APRIL 2016:       6pm         Deliverable:  Research Report 

- Submit pdf online using Vision (file must be less than 20 MB) 


You must use this style or else agree a different style with your project supervisor.

A Latex template for an MSc thesis is attached to this page (see list of attachments below).
There is a free online latex system at https://www.overleaf.com/
You can also download latex for free for linux, mac, and windows at http://latex-project.org/ftp.html

Poster design in Powerpoint: video

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Oliver Lemon,
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