CP-40 Dissertation – historical study

The Faculty of Architecture / Architectural Conservation and Restoration
3rd Year, sem 1, 2021-2022 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 1C+1L | ECTS Credits: 2
Department:
History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation
Course Leader:
lect.dr.arh. Ion Gabriel Panasiu
Learning outcomes:

Gaining knowledge regarding the elaboration of a dissertation in architecture and urban planning.

Content:

Courses:
1. Introduction
- What is a dissertation
- How to chose a theme
- Identification of scientific study sources
2. Bibliographical research
3. Applied research
4. The researched material – interpretation and organization
5. Editing standards, scientific style theory
6. Elaborating the addendums
- Bibliography
- Illustration credits
- Glossary
- Index of names
7. Ways of presenting the dissertation

Seminars:
1. Compared analysis of published scientific works
2. Consulting the card index of ASTRA Library from Sibiu
3. Debating the themes chosen by students for their diploma
4. Debating the contents of the diploma works proposed by students
5. Describing a monument from the historic centre of Sibiu
6. Critical analysis of the bibliography used for diplomas
7. Public presentation exercises for students dissertation

Teaching Method:

courses and seminars

Assessment:

written papers and oral evaluation

Bibliography:

- Umberto Eco, Cum se face o teză de licență, Pontica Publishing House, 2004
- Septimiu Chelcea, Cum să redactăm o lucrare de licență, o teză de doctorat, un articol științific în domeniul științelor socioumane, București, Comunicare Publishing House, 2003
- Magdalena Vulpe, Ghidul cercetătorului umanist- Introducere în cercetarea științifică, Clusium Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, 2002
- Umberto Eco, Limitele interpretării, Polirom Publishing House, 2007
- Umberto Eco, Interpretare si suprainterpretare, Pontica Publishing House, 2004

Annexes: Dissertation examples from previous students

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