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Notice for Ph.D. students - Fall 2017-2018
USEK Doctoral College is organizing during the fall semester 201810:
A 3-credit seminar (DOC814) entitled Research, Methods and Literature Review that will be delivered in English language.

The main purpose of this course is to provide advanced comprehensive understanding of the diverse research methods used in the Human & Social Sciences, and to convey the necessary practical skills required for their application. Students will gain an overview of research intent and design, methodology and technique for conducting meaningful inquiry and research.

Instructor and schedules:
Dr. Charbel Salloum;
From Monday, October 30 till Friday, November 17, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., CRN: 12209, Room D209, Building D, 2nd floor.
Sessions will be distributed as follows:

Monday, October 30; Wednesday, November 1st and Friday, November 3rd
Monday, November 6; Wednesday, November 8 and Friday, November 10
Monday, November 13; Wednesday, November 15 and Friday, November 17, 2017.

The seminar could also host Ph.D. students from outside USEK that will have to follow the “Quick-Admit” procedure at the Orientation and Admission Office.

Registration for the Doctoral College activities could be done online from August 21st till August 23rd, 2017 or via the administration of the Doctoral College (codoc@usek.edu.lb) after the payment of the first inherent bank billing.
The Thesis: A Unique Project
The Doctoral College will be organizing a doctoral cross-curricular seminar entitled “The thesis: a unique project” (DOC803-CRN 12212) to be held on November 23rd, 24th, 25th and 27th, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The seminar will be delivered by Professor Christophe Schmitt, Vice-president for Entrepreneurship and Incubation at the University of Lorraine and holder of the “Entreprendre” chair.

The said seminar will be open to all doctoral fields of study and will take place in the Auditorium of Building B.

The objective of the seminar is to show that a thesis can be related to a particular project. From this perspective, it is necessary to explain what is meant by project, and to show what mechanisms and tools are involved in order to manage this project. The seminar will be delivered as a practical training during which PhD students will work on the definition of their project and the ways of steering it in order to make it more effective and eventually to allow its added value to emerge for the benefit of all concerned societal stakeholders.

PhD students willing to participate are invited to proceed with the online registration within the registration deadlines of the Fall Semester or to send an e-mail to the Doctoral College codoc@usek.edu.lb.

PhD students from outside USEK willing to participate in the said seminar, will have to follow the “Quick-Admit” procedure at the Orientation and Admission Office.
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Tel.: (+961) 9 600 000
Fax : (+961) 9 600 100
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