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How it works

The WSSR offer a series of courses for credit, all of which are open to students from all disciplines. See more about our courses:

Type of student Course code See course requirements
Undergraduate INTE 298 Download the Spring 2019 course outline here

New to university or simply want to perfect your research paper writing skills? You can now register for our new course INTE298: Writing a Research Paper 101.

This course is ideal for students who would like to learn how to draft a solid research paper.

It consists of six day-long workshops (see below) that are specifically designed to walk you through how to plan for, structure and organize, research, analyze and synthesize, compile and write a research paper. You will also learn how to properly cite and document your references.

In Fall 2019, to earn credit for this course, students will attend a total of six day-long workshops (9:00am to 4:30pm, with a lunch break from noon to 1:30pm) as well as complete the course requirements. The schedule of workshops will be made available soon (note that in Fall, all workshops will take place on Fridays).

Workshop Dates and times
Orientation September 6th 9:00am-11:30am
Workshop 1 September 13th 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm
Workshop 2 September 27th 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm
Workshop 3 October 11th 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm
Workshop 4 October 25th 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm
Workshop 5 November 8th 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm
Workshop 6 November 22nd 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm

In Winter 2020, to earn credit for this course, students will attend a total of six day-long workshops (9:00am to 4:30pm, with a lunch break from noon to 1:30pm) as well as complete the course requirements. The schedule of workshops will be made available soon (note that in Winter, all workshops will take place on Fridays).

Workshop Dates and times
Orientation January 10th 9:00am-11:30am
Workshop 1 TBA
Workshop 2 TBA
Workshop 3 TBA
Workshop 4 TBA
Workshop 5 TBA
Workshop 6 TBA

Eligibility
Undergraduate students from all disciplines are welcome to take INTE298 for credit.

How to register
Enrollment in this course is simple, just visit myconcordia.ca -> My Student Centre
You can search for the course code INTE298 "Writing a Research Paper 101".

For detailed enrollment instructions, visit https://www.concordia.ca/students/your-sis.html#course-registration

Note: Students can now also take the "Writing a Research Paper 101" workshop series for non-credit.

Fees
Students participating in this WSSR course will be required to pay a modest course surcharge which grants them access to the WSSR workshops. This fee is charged in addition to the regular tuition and is added directly to the student's account upon registration.

Students taking the workshops for credit are charged a reduced rate of $50/day (each course comprises 6 days of workshops, totaling $300). These fees help to cover the costs of:

  • Bringing our guest lecturers to Concordia
  • Evening talks
  • Course materials

 

Type of student Course code See course requirements
Undergraduate INTE 398 Download the Spring 2019 course outline here

Students from all disciplines can now take the WSSR workshops as a course at the 300-level > INTE 398: Workshops on Social Science Research - Introduction.

To pursue this WSSR credit option (3 credits), students will select and attend six days' worth of workshops chosen from our list of regular WSSR workshops. They must also register for and successfully complete the course requirements.

Note that students are required to attend the course orientation and only the six days of workshops that they select.

All workshops run from 9:00am-4:30pm. In Fall and Winter all workshops take place on Fridays (and occasionally on Saturdays). During the Summer 1 term, workshops take place from Monday to Friday.

Eligibility
Undergraduate students from all disciplines are welcome to take WSSR courses for credit. In order to be permitted to register for "Workshops on Social Science Research - Introduction" (INTE 398), you must have completed at least 24 credits toward your program.

How to register

Enrollment is simple, just visit myconcordia.ca -> My Student Centre and then search for the course code INTE 398 "Workshops on Social Science Research - Introduction". For detailed enrollment instructions, visit https://www.concordia.ca/students/your-sis.html#course-registration

Once you have enrolled in the course, you will be given the choice to select your six days’ worth of workshops from the WSSR program. This selection of workshops will be sent by email at least two weeks prior to the start of the term. Note that in Fall and Winter all workshops take place on Fridays (and occasionally on Saturdays). During the Summer 1 term, workshops take place from Monday to Friday.

If you have any questions, please call us at 514-848-2424 x7854, x5473.

Fees
Students participating in this WSSR course will be required to pay a modest course surcharge which grants them access to the WSSR workshops. This fee is charged in addition to the regular tuition and is added directly to the student's account upon registration.

Students taking the workshops for credit are charged a reduced rate of $50/day (each course comprises 6 days of workshops, totaling $300). These fees help to cover the costs of:

  • Bringing our guest lecturers to Concordia
  • Evening talks
  • Course materials

 

Important Notes:
1. Enrollment for all 2019-2020 courses is now open. Simply register through your myconcordia.ca portal (see above for instructions).

2. The full list of workshops will be emailed to all registered participants at least two weeks prior to the start of the term. Participants will then select six days' worth of workshops.

2. All workshops run from 9:00am to 4:30pm (with a lunch break from noon to 1:30pm).

Type of student Course code See course requirements
Undergraduate INTE 498, POLI 480* and WSDB 498 Download the Spring 2019 course outline here

*POLI480 is not offered in Fall 2019. Students may enroll instead in INTE498 or WSDB498.

To pursue one of these WSSR credit options (3 credits in INTE 498, POLI 480 or WSDB 498), you must sign up for and attend six days' worth of workshops as well as register for and successfully complete the course requirements.

Note that students are required to attend the course orientation and only the six days of workshops that they select.

All workshops run from 9:00am-4:30pm (with a lunch break from noon to 1:30pm).

Eligibility
Undergraduate students from all disciplines are welcome to take WSSR courses for credit. In order to be permitted to register for "Workshops on Social Science Research" (POLI 480 or WSDB 498), you must have completed at least 60 credits toward your program.

How to register

Enrollment is simple, just visit myconcordia.ca -> My Student Centre and then search for the course code INTE498 "Workshops on Social Science Research", POLI480 "Workshops on Social Science Research" or WSDB498 "Democratic Governance & Public Policy..." For detailed enrollment instructions, visit https://www.concordia.ca/students/your-sis.html#course-registration

Once you have enrolled in the course, you will be given the choice to select your six days’ worth of workshops from the WSSR program. This selection of workshops will be sent by email at least two weeks prior to the start of the term. Note that in Fall and Winter all workshops take place on Fridays (and occasionally on Saturdays). During the Summer 1 term, workshops take place from Monday to Friday.

If you have any questions, please call us at 514-848-2424 x5473.

Fees
Students participating in this WSSR course will be required to pay a modest course surcharge which grants them access to the WSSR workshops. This fee is charged in addition to the regular tuition and is added directly to the student's account upon registration.

Students taking the workshops for credit are charged a reduced rate of $50/day (each course comprises 6 days of workshops, totaling $300). These fees help to cover the costs of:

  • Bringing our guest lecturers to Concordia
  • Evening talks
  • Course materials

 

Important Notes:
1. Enrollment for all 2019-2020 courses is now open. Simply register through your myconcordia.ca portal (see above for instructions).

2. The full list of workshops will be emailed to all registered participants at least two weeks prior to the start of the term. Participants will then select six days' worth of workshops.

2. All workshops run from 9:00am to 4:30pm (with a lunch break from noon to 1:30pm).

Type of student Course code See course requirements
Master's and PhD
POLI 683 and POLI 815
Download Spring 2019 course outline here

Graduate students from all disciplines can take the WSSR for credit as a Department of Political Science (POLI683/815) course.

To pursue the WSSR credit option (3 credits), you must sign up for and attend six days' worth of workshops as well as register for and successfully complete the course requirements of the above courses depending on the type of student that you are (Master's or PhD).

Note: Graduate students must take a minimum of two (2) days' worth of "Evidence-based Research" workshops selected from either the Quantitative Research Methods section OR the Qualitative Research Methods section. The remaining four (4) days can be selected from any section.

Students are required to attend only the days of the workshops that they select. Note that all workshops run from 9:00am-4:30pm.

Eligibility
Graduate students from all disciplines both inside and outside of Concordia are welcome to take the WSSR for credit. Be sure to consult with your Graduate Program Director (GPD) in order to confirm that you are eligible to receive credit toward your degree. Please email confirmation of eligibility from your GPD to wssr@concordia.ca.

How to register

If you are a graduate student interested in taking the WSSR for credit, simply email confirmation of eligibility from your GPD to wssr@concordia.ca, and you will then be directly enrolled in the course. For a list of Concordia GPDs and GPAs see: http://www.concordia.ca/academics/graduate/program-contacts.html

Once you have been enrolled in the course, you will be given the choice to select your six days’ worth of workshops from the WSSR program. This selection of workshops will be sent by email at least two weeks prior to the start of the term. Note that in Fall and Winter all workshops take place on Fridays (and occasionally on Saturdays). During the Summer 1 term, workshops take place from Monday to Friday.

If you have any questions, please call us at 514-848-2424 x5473.

Fees
Students participating in this WSSR course will be required to pay a modest course surcharge which grants them access to the WSSR workshops. This fee is charged in addition to the regular tuition and is added directly to the student's account upon registration.

Students taking the workshops for credit are charged a reduced rate of $50/day (each course comprises 6 days of workshops, totaling $300). These fees help to cover the costs of:

  • Bringing our guest lecturers to Concordia
  • Evening talks
  • Course materials

 

Important Notes:
1. Enrollment for 2019-2020 courses is now open. Simply email us at wssr@concordia.ca (see above for instructions).

2. The full list of workshops for Winter 2019 will be emailed to all registered participants at least two weeks prior to the start of the term. Participants will then select six days' worth of workshops.

2. All workshops run from 9:00am to 4:30pm.


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