CISC 897 (Winter 2010)

Research Methods in Computer Science

Providing incoming M.Sc. with basic research and working skills, facilitating a smoother transition to graduate studies and research. The course spans multiple elements including time management, writing and presentation skills, and general considerations for experiment design and planning.

Course outline, including timeline and marking scheme, can be found here.

General Information

Instructor Abd-Elhamid Taha
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Classes Wednesdays, 13:30-16:30
Miller Hall, Room 210
 

Modules

Module 1 Getting started Assignment   Note on Deliverables
Module 2 Elements of time management Assignment
Module 3   Research methods   Assignment  
Module 4   Compose yourself - I   Assignment  
Module 5   Compose yourself - II   Assignment  
Module 6   Elevator pitches   Assignment  
Module 7   Ethics in Research      
Module 8   Writing Center   Assignment  
Module 9   Career Services      
Module 10   Long Presentations      
Module 11   Long Presentations      
Module 12   Long Presentations      


Resources

On working with your supervisor
On getting started
Search Engines
Resources at Queen's University
On time management
On writing and presenting


On working with your supervisor

On getting started

Search Engines For off-campus access to on-campus resources, please refer to this website.

There is also this document talking about limiting in Google.


Resources at Queen's University

On time management

On writing and presenting