Scientific Writing and Software
Students should have a look at my recommendations for books and websites for scientific writing, LaTeX and R! (Scientific Writing and Software)
Political Science Research Techniques
The course addresses students in their first term. It aims at conveying the ability to formulate a scientific puzzle and a research question and finally answering them in a structured way. The course focuses on the development of scientific argumentation. Furthermore, students will learn how to research and work with literature, to cite sources, to formulate theses and to present their results. Most of the examples are drawn from the field of International Relations. (Syllabus)
Seminar: Text Mining and IR — BA Political Science (Syllabus)
Academic Writing and Presentation – PhD Political Science (Syllabus)
This VU pursues two major aims: First, students will get the chance to revise their papers or create a scientific presentation by using LaTeX. Second, students will get an introduction to LaTeX. They will learn more about the document structure in LaTeX, how to build tables and insert figures, how to use the Beamer class and how to cite in LaTeX by using BibTex and Natbib.