Academic Writing B2+
|Course ID:||4219-ZP201||Erasmus code / ISCED:||08.9 / (0229) Humanities (except languages), not elsewhere classified|
|Course title:||Academic Writing B2+||Name in Polish:||Academic Writing B2+ (Pisanie tekstów akademickich B2+)|
|Department:||American Studies Center|
All classes - weekday programme - 2nd cycle
|ECTS credit allocation (and other scores):||4.00|
|Type of course:||
The course prepares students to read, analyze and respond to academic texts and take part in academic discussions concerning various academic and social issues. The aim of the course is to teach students how to put in writing arguments and opinions derived on the basis of research.
This course will equip students with skills needed to write in a formal, academic style in English. It focuses on research skills and provides students with the means of finding, evaluating, using, and responding to sources in academic writing. Using selected academic essays, students will learn how to read, understand, structure, and produce academic texts.
- class meetings (detailed schedule is presented to students prior to first meeting by each group's instructor).
- individual consultations with instructor.
- group work and work in pairs, where students correct each other's papers
- research paper proposal
- revised research paper
Eric Hayot, The Elements of Academic Style
Gregory Colomb et al., The Craft of Research
Helen Sword, Stylish Academic Writing
Kate Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
Upon completing this course a student:
- has knowledge of academic writing style and structure;
- understands what is meant by research and use of sources, is aware of standards of academic honesty;
- knows the rules and conventions of bibliography, footnoting etc.
- is aware of several key debates taking place in academic writing;
- is able to distinguish between texts written in different styles and registers (academic and non-academic)
- is able to recognize sources that are appropriate in academic research
- is able to produce an academic essay with the full complement of scholarly apparatus, including proper use of source notion and bibliography;
- has basic skills and enhanced vocabulary for speaking and writing about culture;
- is able to work in a group;
- is open to conflicting visions of culture;
- is able to formulate his/her opinion on several key controversial issues in US culture;
- can evaluate the work of his/her colleagues as well as suggest corrections/improvements in their written work
|Assessment methods and assessment criteria:||
50% Research paper
Classes in period "Winter semester 2020/21" (in progress)
|Time span:||2020-10-01 - 2021-01-31||
see course schedule
|Type of class:||
Class 2 - academic level writing, 30 hours, 70 places more information
|Group instructors:||Matthew Chambers, Blanka Kotlińska, Agnieszka Kotwasińska|
|Students list:||(inaccessible to you)|
Class 2 - academic level writing - Grading
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