Practical Research Seminar in Criminology

lecri1507  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

Practical Research Seminar in Criminology
6 credits
15.0 h + 15.0 h
Bitzer Sonja (compensates Devresse Marie-Sophie); Devresse Marie-Sophie;

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


The aim of this seminar is to teach the student mastery of the basic techniques of university work:
- understanding the notions of analysis, synthesis, summary, theory and empirical understanding,
- research into and use of bibliographical sources, compiling notes from reading, using reference convention,
- learning editing standards, and in particular the rules relating to plagiarism.

This learning process also focuses on dealing with the problems involved in practical research.


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
First part of seminar involves lessons "ex-cathedra" : reviews and definition of scientific concepts, criticizes sources,...) The seminar methodology involves also - active participation and group work by students. - some compulsory reading
Evaluation methods
Evaluation of the personnal work and written exam
Faculty or entity