Alternative terms: research report
A research assignment is an assignment of greater or lesser complexity in which both theoretical and practical knowledge are combined with practically oriented research:
What exactly is tested depends on the purpose for which the research assignment is set. For example, a research assignment can:
Depending on the educational objective, one or more of the following research skills/attitudes can be tested. The following aspects require further elaboration by the lecturer or lecturers to suit the content/level under assessment:
Testing is usually conducted by means of a research report. For this report, you will document the research conducted and underpin the steps that you took. Furthermore, you may be asked to present your research and answer questions from the examiners.
You will be assessed by the examiner(s) regarding the degree to which you applied the intended research skills. You will be awarded a final mark, determined based on the assessment of the research report and the oral explanation (if applicable).
In addition, you will receive interim feedback from your supervisor.
Preparation for the assignment:
Preparation for the assessment:
Ensure you know what themes your fellow students are working on, as in the event of similar assignments, you can work together.
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