Seminar on Energy Management
- To deepen the understanding of energy issues by writing essays, presenting the work at a workshop and actively participating in scholarly discussions.
- To prepare students for their dissertation.
The ability to
- search relevant literature to analyze a topic;
- understand the essential message and conclusions of sophisticated scholarly publications;
- identify the most relevant literature on a topic and to extract the essential points relevant to your own work;
- write a seminar paper in terms of style, precision, development and presentation of arguments and correct citations;
- present your work at a workshop so that others can follow your arguments and that you can answer questions;
- participate actively in discussions during workshops and present your ideas concisely and easy accessible to others;
- abstract and simplify in order to i27.11.2008ns on which an analysis is based and how assumptions drive results;
- understand the essence of a model;
- compare different models and settings and put them in a broader perspective;
- develop logical arguments;
- marshal and evaluate qualitative and quantitative evidence;
- assimilate, structure and analyse qualitative and quantitative data;
- apply general principles to a specific case;
- think critically about the limits of an analysis;
- draw policy conclusions and recognise the potential constraints on their implementation;
- evaluate alternative research strategies;
Coordinator: Dr Ian Lange
This module information is representative of what is included in the module in a given year. Details of actual reading, lectures and coursework may vary year to year and will be available at the beginning of the semester.