Objective The thesis provides an opportunity for students to develop and demonstrate their competence in applying their knowledge and skills to a practical assignment requiring expertise linked to their professional studies.
They will deepen their professional competence in working life practises in cooperation with others involved in the same process. The thesis should demonstrate that the student is proficient in critical, research-based, developmental and ethical thinking that is used as a foundation for the development of expertise.
Content Part 1. Thesis Topic Idea 3 cr Part 2. Thesis Plan 5 cr Part 3. Completion of Thesis, its presentation and documentation 7 cr 15 cr 15 cr
Learning Strategies Lectures, seminars and independent study
Assessment Written and oral presentation of the topic analysis, thesis plan, and thesis; seminars, attendance at the presentations of other theses, poster and maturity test, acting as peer supervisor and chairing.
Bibliography Specific to each thesis Specific to each thesis
Assessment Thesis topic idea and thesis plan pass/fail. Thesis fail/1-5
Your Thesis Topic Idea (3cr) is accepted, when Your Thesis Topic Idea report is done, you have made a prensentation of it and your teacher supervisor has accepted it You have been in seminars You have been as a peer supervisor (You have listened two thesis presentations)
Mission of UASs To engage in applied research and development activities that support regional development and take regional industrial structure into account R&D activities that support development of the working life are one of the primary responsibilities of universities of applied sciences (Polytechnics Act 351/ 2003)
Research-Based Knowledge as the Basis for Sports Instruction/Tourism Scientific evidence in decision-making (Lauri, Elomaa 2001. Hoitotieteen perusteet), adapted by Katri Takala to suit the sports/tourism context. Expertise in the field of sports/tourism Scientific evidence Decisions concerning sports instruction/ tourism Clients conceptions (ideas) Resources