Guidelines for writing a research paper
And the basis of evaluation
At an early stage the Faculty of Law recognized the importance of adopting precise academic standards to evaluate the performance of students in a manner that is compatible with the aims and outputs of the program. Given this aim the Faculty has adopted asking students to prepare a research paper in each of the specialization modules, and to make it an integral part of the student’s duties, and to assign to it a percentage of the general evaluation of the module. And in order to organize the preparation of the research paper and to achieve its aims, this bulletin has been prepared as a guide for students for writing and preparing the research paper.
The aim from the preparation of the research paper is to urge the student to develop his theoretical and practical knowledge and to also enhance his skills and to train him in using learning resources and to develop is research capabilities in law and its sources, in order to derive and benefit from information, in a manner that qualifies him to perform and practice legal activity in the future, and reinforces his acquired theoretical knowledge derived from class lectures, and to likewise strengthen his selflearning.
Bases and characteristics of the research paper
First: Regarding choosing the subject of the research paper: A particular problem or a significant issue must be chosen and researched by the student, thereby obtaining benefit; he must also find the rules and/or the logical solutions for it. Hence, it is advised to stay distant from researching and studying fixed facts or general topics, provided that defining the topic of the research paper should take place through the module professor, and through obtaining his approval, which requires from the student to present a summary of the issue or problem that is the subject of the research, while elucidating the significance of the research in accordance with the adopted...
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