40:470 Applied Topics - Proposal Preparation [Yasui]

Prerequisite: 24 credit hours of Applied Disaster or permission of Instructor.

This course guides students through the development of an Applied Topics practicum proposal suitable for either a B.Sc. or B.A. degree. It involves identifying potential topics, discussing appropriate research methodologies and preparing an Applied Topics proposal. The students will also conduct a literature review in support of their topics. This course will help students connect with hosts and arrange their placements for 40:471 Applied Topics in ADES and 40:498 Honours Thesis. The course will encourage peer discussion and review proposals. This course will be delivered primarily through team teaching allowing student access to and interaction with all ADES faculty to assist in the assignment of a suitable faculty advisor. Student wishing to take this course early are encouraged to seek permission.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.