Ala:  Kielet ja kulttuuri, Yamk
After the course, students should be able to: •identify the characteristics of academic writing •demonstrate their proficiency in applying academic writing conventions, both generic and discipline-specific, to their writing •demonstrate their ability to to critical thinking and analysis •demonstrate ability in collaborative situations •produce a six-page academic paper in pairs or in groups of three on a topic of their choice
Contents: •general principles of academic writing (purpose and audience, referencing and citing, attitude, strength and outline, writing as a process) •structure of academic writing (IMRaD), CARS model of introductions •academic writing style and grammar •organization, coherence and cohesion •data commentary •practice (writing an academic paper)
This group is fully online. No face-to-face meetings.
The course is for students with high level of proficiency and will be conducted at CEF level of C1, therefore students should have at least a B2 level in English. In order to self-assess your level of English, please look for the CEFR Self Assessment Grid on the Internet.